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Domestic Violence Domestic Violence: it’s not just physical
Approximately one in four women and one in seven men will experience domestic violence in their lives, with 10 million children exposed to domestic violence a year, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month nationwide, and the Joint Base Andrews Family Support Center is educating the
0 10/19
2017
Buddy exercises America’s Airmen welcomes AFDW commander
1st Lt. Patrick Noyes, left, 11th Force Support Squadron sustainment flight chief, pulls Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, during an 11th FSS group physical training session at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 12, 2017. Jacobson experienced an immersion tour to become more familiar with the multiple missions of
0 10/19
2017
Default Air Force Logo Fly, Fight, Donate: JBA and Dover AFB face-off in blood collection challenge
Airman and community members from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland and Dover Air Force Base, Delaware are facing off in the first-ever Andrews vs. Dover Blood Collection Challenge. A collection team from the Armed Services Blood Bank Center in Bethesda, Maryland will travel to each location and the installation that donates the most blood will take
0 10/19
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes TRICARE payment types for calendar year 2018
With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option to guarantee continued payment of your TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
0 10/18
2017
Inflatable firefighter Every second counts: Plan two ways out!
11th Civil Engineer Squadron’s fire protection unit, made up of two fire stations and more than 80 firefighters, led Joint Base Andrews Fire Prevention Week 2017, Oct. 8 to Oct. 14, here.
0 10/17
2017
The 11th Medical Group will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event to help increase awareness on Oct. 26, 2017. MGMCSC hosts breast cancer awareness event
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer is life altering. To increase your awareness and learn more about this disease, the 11th Medical Group will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Bldg. 1050, Kathmandu Café, on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.    Over the past 32 years, the rate of
0 10/16
2017
Anthony Netto, Stand Up and Play Foundation founder, takes aim before striking a golf ball at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 6, 2017. The demonstration was part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time set aside in the U.S. to affirm and recognize the many contributions of American workers with disabilities. Golf demo tees-off awareness month
The Courses at Andrews and the Stand Up and Play Foundation worked together to host a golf demonstration for National Disability Employment Awareness Month on JBA, Oct. 6.   Anthony Netto, SUPF founder, created the foundation to help people with disabilities play golf. The event featured a Paramobile golf cart that was donated by the SUPF to the
0 10/12
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes Take command with TRICARE changes: Enrollments shifting from fiscal to calendar year starting in January 2018
Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. Changing from fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year.
0 10/12
2017
Airmen of Note perform Airmen of Note celebrate 70 years of USAF heritage on West Coast
The U.S. Air Force Band premier jazz ensemble, Airmen of Note, toured California, Sept. 22 to Oct. 3.During the fall 2017 tour, the ensemble performed at more than 10 locations and brought Air Force musicians, who represent all Airmen, to West Coast audiences. “The bonds that the band is able to forge while traveling as musical ambassadors is great
0 10/12
2017
The Joint Base Andrews Honor Guard lowers a U.S. Flag during a retreat ceremony in front of the Jones Building, JBA, Md., March 23, 2015. The flag was retired because its condition was no longer deemed a fitting emblem for display. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier) Reveille, Retreat etiquette
Those new to the base may not be aware of some military traditions. Consequently, the expectations behind reveille and retreat and are worth revisiting.
0 10/06
2017
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