Joint Base Andrews News

UVA ROTC cadets take flight
August 31, 2021
The University of Virginia's Det. 890 ROTC cadets board a helicopter flown by two 1st Helicopter Squadron pilots.

Washington Football Team takes field at JBA
August 27, 2021
The Washington Football Team holds a preseason practice at the Tactical Fitness Center field, Aug. 27, 2021, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

DoD Releases Revamped Tenant Bill of Rights
August 26, 2021
Annual Department of Defense housing satisfaction survey running through Feb. 5

Drone Camp: students learn about STEM, SparkX Cell
August 25, 2021
Drone equipment from Global Air Drone Academy sits on a desk during Drone Camp, a program that provides students with STEM -based, hands-on learning experiences using drone technology at the Community Commons on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 21, 2021.

Military Families Program gives back to JBA community
August 18, 2021
Airmen collect diaper kits, school supplies, and hygiene items at the Community Commons on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 11, 2021.

JBA members find strength through Unity Day celebration
July 26, 2021
JBA members find strength through Unity Day celebration

Jackson takes reins at Air Force District of Washington, marking a new era at vital command
July 21, 2021
Man speaking at lectern during ceremony

Acting SECAF thanks JBA Airmen during visit
July 16, 2021
Acting SECAF thanks JBA Airmen during visit

Identification requirements for accessing JBA
July 9, 2021

Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders tour Naval Air Facility Washington
July 9, 2021
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. - Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, U.S. Navy Capt. Eddie Pilcher, Naval Air Facility Washington’s commanding officer, and members of the Navy Operational Support Center, Washington, D.C.’s Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 53, pose with Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders on the flightline during the Honorary Commanders Program quarterly visit at JBA, Md., June 25, 2021. The JBA Honorary Commanders Program matches a civic leader with a military leader to provide commanders a means to educate participants about the armed forces and their various missions. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

Defined by Love Alone
June 30, 2021
Defined by Love Alone

The history of Pride Month
June 23, 2021
The history of Pride Month

Detachment 5's new leader assumes command
June 23, 2021
Janeva R. Maxson, right, assumes command of Detachment 5, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, by taking the guidon from Maj. Gen. Tom Wilcox, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander, during her assumption of command ceremony, June 17, 2021, at The Club At Andrews, Joint Base Andrews, Md. Maxson is responsible for providing installation and mission support capabilities, to include civil engineering, security forces, and financial services to the Air Force District of Washington and National Capital Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Brosam)

316th Operations Group changes command
June 15, 2021
Col. John Ross, right, accepts command of the 316th Operations Group by taking the guidon from Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and installation commander, during a change of command ceremony, June 10, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Chief Master Sgt. Harold Kruger, 316th Operations Group superintendent, looks on. Organizational flags were developed with color arrangements and symbols unique to each particular unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Brosam)

JBA reflects: A year of successful missions, moments
June 11, 2021
A year in review: JBA honors its past, looks to the future

AFDW Chaplain Corps hosts immersion, awards presentation at JBA
June 3, 2021
Col. Glenn Page, Air Force District of Washington command chaplain, introduces Maj. Gen. Steven A. Schaick, chief of chaplains, and Chief Master Sgt. Natalie Gray, U.S. Air Force religious affairs senior enlisted advisor, to the front of the room for an Annual Awards Presentation, at Chapel 1, Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 18, 2021. Typically, the Chief of Chaoplains and religious affairs senior enlisted advisor present the Air Force-level awards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bridgitte Taylor)

Privatized Housing Resident Advocate: assisting service members, families
May 25, 2021
Sandy Williams, 316th Wing privatized housing resident advocate, poses for a photo on May 6, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Williams is the base resident advocate whose job it is to assist service members and their families in finding solutions to their housing issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Brosam)

Wingman/Shipmate Day competitions strengthen bonds between squadrons
May 24, 2021
Service members cross the finish line of a 5-kilometer race during Wingman/Shipmate Day at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 11, 2021. Wingman/Shipmate Day is a chance for service members to compete and strengthen the bonds between squadrons at JBA, with activities such as basketball, golf, tennis, music and other family events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bridgitte Taylor)

Fight against COVID-19
May 19, 2021
Not today COVID: Volunteers help administer vaccines to base community

JBA celebrates National Police Week
May 18, 2021
Airmen from the 316th Security Forces Group participate in a ruck march during National Police Week, May 11, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. National Police Week was established by Congress in 1962 to honor members of law enforcement who lost their lives in the line of duty. JBA celebrated National Police Week with a 5k run and ruck march, security forces demonstrations, bowling, a cornhole tournament, softball games and a barbecue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Brosam)

Helping communities and changing lives: Stephen Agnelli
May 17, 2021
Senior Master Sgt. Stephen Agnelli, Air National Guard Readiness Center recruiting superintendent, and his son, attend a “Boots On The Ground” event to collect donations such as money, food and toiletries to support homeless and elderly veterans in Annapolis, Md., in 2017. (Courtesy Photo)

Month of the Military Child: recognizing contributions from military children
May 7, 2021
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, and his wife, Ellen Schaff, visit Child Development Center 3 to read books to the children and spend time with them as a thank you, April 28, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Brosam)

Earth Week at JBA features clean-up, hazardous waste collection
May 6, 2021
Airmen gather trash during Earth Week, April 28, 2021, near Joint Base Andrews, Md. Properly disposing of trash helps keep natural spaces green, prevents wildlife from being exposed to potential hazards, and allows Airmen to give back to the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Brosam)

First joint Spark Tank fosters creative solutions
April 7, 2021
The SparkX Cell Innovation and Idea Center on Joint Base Andrews held its first ever joint 316th Wing and 89th Airlift Wing Spark Tank on March 26, 2021. The event provided a forum for presenters to bring forward innovative ideas to wing leadership in hopes of improving base operations and quality of life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cary Smith)

Honors, recognition given to Vietnam Veterans at JBA during national observance
April 5, 2021
Honors, recognition given to Vietnam Veterans at JBA during nati