Joint Base Andrews News

Observing Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 10, 2022

Service or Self?
May 10, 2022
Staff Sgt. Jerald Green

1st HS promotes diversity in aviation
May 6, 2022
Members from the Civil Air Patrol pose for a photo with 1st Lt. Dontae Bell, 1st Helicopter Squadron pilot, (center) at Greene Stadium, Washington D.C., April 30, 2022. The 1st HS hosted the “We Fly, Too” event to promote diversity in aviation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)

316th CES brings the heat for quarterly fire training
May 5, 2022
Members from the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron and 193rd Special Operations Wing pose for a group photo at a live fire-fighting training at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 2, 2022.

CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass visits CDC 2
May 4, 2022
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass poses for a photo with members of her team and providers from the Child Development Center 2 at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 27, 2022.

JBA conducts dignified transfer of honorable Czech Gen. Moravec remains
April 26, 2022
Brigadier Gen. Ales Knizek, head of the Czech Republic Military History Institute, speaks about the importance of the dignified transfer of  Brigadier Gen. František Moravec at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 25, 2022.

JBA celebrates Earth Week
April 22, 2022
Joint Base Andrews leadership participate in a tree planting ceremony near the base dormitories at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 21, 2022. Joint Base Andrews has held a tree planting event for 37 consecutive years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew-John Braman)

Retired CMSAF Wright, Alex Toussaint discuss mental health awareness with JBA Airmen
April 20, 2022
Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright and cycling instructor Alex Toussaint discuss mental health and awareness at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 19, 2022.

JBA community holds inaugural State of the Base
April 18, 2022
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and installation commander, left, meets with U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, from Maryland, during the Joint Base Andrews State of the Base at the Club at Andrews at Joint Base Andrews, Md, April 12, 2022.

NCR service members HIIT it out of the park
April 15, 2022
An Airman leads a group of service members from the National Capital Region during high-intensity interval training, known as the Base HIIT Workout, at Nationals Park, Washington D.C., April 14, 2022.

Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders tour 316th Wing
April 12, 2022
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews installation commander, 316th Wing senior leaders, and Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders pose in front of a 1st Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Huey Helicopter during the Honorary Commanders Program quarterly visit at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 4, 2022.

Accelerating change at JBA’s SparkX Cell
April 11, 2022
A blue 3-D model of Air Force wings print inside of a 3-D printer.

MWD team attends training, furthers capabilities
April 8, 2022
Senior Airman Alistair Dela Cruz, 316th Security Support Squadron military working dog handler, pets MWD Fill prior to the Multi-Agency K-9 Explosive Training Event at Thomas A. Edison High School in Alexandria, Va., Apr. 6, 2022. Handlers attend this training quarterly and the 316th SSPTS tries to send MWD teams who have never attended in the past. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)

Andrews Spouses’ Club: volunteer, fundraise, socialize
April 7, 2022
Members from the Andrews Spouses’ Club pose for a photo in front of the ASC Thrift Shop on Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 5, 2022.

JBA raises awareness for MOMC, SAAPM
April 1, 2022
Joint Base Andrews senior leadership pose for a photo during a proclamation signing dedicated to Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, April 1, 2022, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

National Vietnam War Veterans Day honored with remembrance and commemorative pinning
March 31, 2022
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and installation commander, poses for a group photo with Vietnam War veterans on March, 29, 2022 at the Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Flight crews from Andrews attend Women in Aviation’s 33rd Annual Conference
March 31, 2022
Members of the 316th Operations Group from Joint Base Andrews pose in front of a Bell UH-1N  Huey helicopter during the 33rd Annual Women in Aviation Conference in Nashville, Tenn., March 17, 2022. Two six-member flight crews from the 316th OG attended. (Courtesy photo)

Who Am I…
March 29, 2022
Airman 1st Class Martha Magallon Ochoa, right, poses with her son, Camden Magallon Ochoa, middle, and her wife, Samantha Magallon Ochoa, at her naturalization ceremony on March 28, 2022. (Courtesy photo)

JBA hosts Senior Master Sergeant Release Ceremony
March 29, 2022
Senior master sergeant selects pose for a group photo.

AFDW and SAF/AA “Fixes Our Computers” for the NCR
March 24, 2022
Two males hold a computer monitor

AFDW Chaplain Corps hosts awards presentation at JBA
March 24, 2022
Winners from the 2021 Air Force District of Washington Chaplain Corps Awards ceremony pose for a photo in Chapel 1 on Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 22, 2022.

Chief Recognition Ceremony celebrates highest enlisted Airmen
March 21, 2022
A cupcake with the Chief Master Sergeant insignia sits on a decorative snack table during a Chief Recognition Ceremony at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Md., March 18, 2022.

JBA Chapel hosts 5K honoring fallen firefighters
March 18, 2022
Joint Base Andrews community members pose for a photo after participating in a self-paced 5K in honor of responders on JBA, Md., March 18, 2022. The JBA Chapel hosted the 5K to honor fallen firefighters and an Anne Arundel County firefighter battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Essence Myricks)

Always Ready: 316th CES Repairs Taxiway Sinkhole in Record Time
March 10, 2022
A sinkhole, a depression in the ground caused by the collapse of the surface layer, causes a partial collapse on Taxiway Echo at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 15, 2021.

Airman receives Black Belt Certification for innovation efforts
March 7, 2022
Tech. Sgt. Jules Ponton, former 316th Force Support Squadron manpower analyst and now Education With Industry Fellow at Deloitte Consulting analyst, poses for a photo at SparkX Cell Innovation & Idea Center on Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 4, 2022.