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Default Air Force Logo Andrews hosts Afghan general
The commander of the Afghan National Army Air Corps recently visited Andrews Air Force Base to learn how the 89th Airlift Wing and 316th Wing transport national leaders. Maj. Gen. Mohammed Dawran toured and received briefings at the 89 AW headquarters building, the Squadron Operations facility and the 1st Helicopter Squadron during his July 5
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Default Air Force Logo VR-53 - saving lives in Dominican Republic
During a recent weekend in April, Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Five-Three embarked on an important humanitarian mission to the Caribbean Island nation of the Dominican Republic. A beautiful tropical destination, the Dominican Republic is home to a thriving tourist industry and extensive tobacco crop. But the island also houses some of the
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Default Air Force Logo Town hall meeting on education
Andrews community members are invited to attend an "education focused" town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m., August 9, at the base theater. Topics for discussion will be geared towards school-aged children in anticipation of the upcoming school year. Families with school-age children, who reside on Andrews as well as off-base but still within Prince
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Default Air Force Logo New cellular phone laws go into effect for teen drivers
Most military personnel are familiar with the Department of Defense directive that forbids motorists to drive and talk on their cellular phones without a hands free device. Now, similar rules have gone into effect in Virginia and Maryland and the District of Columbia -- at least for younger drivers. In Virginia, July 1 signaled the enforcement of a
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Col. Margaret H. Woodward, 89th Airlift Wing commander, presents Maj. Gen. Mohammad Dawran, Afghanitan National Army Air Corps commander, with her personal coin during his visit to the 89 AW, July 5. Afghanistan National Army AIr Corps visit

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Master Sgt. Stephen B. Ladd congratulates his son, Shaun, for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.  Shaun earned a total of 27 merit badges over a four-year period, and built  a relocatable guard house for the 316th Security Forces Squadron as part of a community service project for his final task to earn Eagle Scout.  Master Sgt. Ladd is assigned to the 316th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Operations Flight as equipment support supervisor. (Photo by Bobby Jones)
Boy Scout soars to Eagle Scout

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2007
Loretta Windsor, owner of Loretta's Barbecue, prepares her signature barbecue pork and cole slaw sandwich for regular Team Andrews patron. (Photo by Bobby Jones) BBQ shack serves Team Andrews for nearly 20 years
A tiny little dining establishment on the east side of Andrews has been serving up homemade barbecue for nearly 20 years now. But the place, Loretta's Barbecue, is easily missed. It looks as if a trailer had partially melted into the ground and reinforced with paint, a wooden overhang and a walk-in cooler. But what Loretta's lacks in style, it
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Default Air Force Logo Andrews VTF welcomes new veterinarian
As we all know, the coming of summer brings the season of the Permanent Change of Station. During this PCS season, the Andrews Veterinary Treatment Facility gives well wishes to Army Capt. Albert R. Olexia, our current base veterinarian, as he PCSs to an overseas assignment. While his assignment to Sinai, Egypt will be an exciting one, we are sure
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Default Air Force Logo 79 MDOS: Cancer screening saves lives
Cancer is one of the words patients fear most, and for good reason. Nearly half of men, and one third of women, will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. But despite advances in cancer treatment, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death in the Unites States. Cancer screening remains one of the most important factors in fighting
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Default Air Force Logo Trooper talks highway safety
A Maryland state trooper gave a highway safety briefing to service members gathered in the Andrews base theater Friday. Blending humor with facts and honesty, the trooper gave helpful tips that are useful for the 101 critical days of summer, as well as the rest of the year. The state trooper, Cpl. Anthony Washington, suggested getting at least
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