Joint Base Andrews News

SparkX Cell accelerates change for base dental clinic
February 8, 2022
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Ana Gomez-Martinez, 316th Wing Dental Squadron oral prophylaxis assistant, inserts a newly manufactured 3-D part for an X-ray machine, Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 3, 2022.

Joint Base Andrews moves to Health Protection Condition Bravo
February 7, 2022

JBA hosts groundbreaking for new communications center
February 4, 2022
Honorees break ground for the new Consolidated Communications Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 2, 2022.

Joint Base Andrews moves to Health Protection Condition Charlie
January 15, 2022

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Remembering the civil rights leader
January 14, 2022
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. waves during the March on Washington, Aug. 28, 1963.

Holiday Extravaganza kicks off festive season at JBA
December 9, 2021
The Ceremonial Brass Quintet, one of six musical ensembles that form The U.S. Air Force Band,  performs at the Holiday Extravaganza hosted by Chapel 1 at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 2, 2021.

Andrews Spouses’ Club gives Airmen in dorms Mugs of Cheer
December 7, 2021
To wish Airmen holiday cheer, mugs are filled with hot cocoa packets, cookies, and other goodies at Chapel 1, Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 6, 2021.

CSAF visits JBA to engage with America’s Airmen
November 18, 2021
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., speaks with Airmen at the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 17, 2021. Brown answered questions on topics including Air Force infrastructure, manning and  the Total Force Integration concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)

Washington Nationals invite NCR service members for stadium workout
November 9, 2021
Service members from across the National Capital Region gather at Nationals Park for a group workout, Nov. 1, 2021.

Annual Department of Defense housing survey requests tenant feedback
November 8, 2021
Annual Department of Defense housing satisfaction survey running through Feb. 5

JBA prepares for winter season
November 5, 2021
Joint Base Andrews senior leadership poses for a photo on the flight line during the “All Things Snow" event at JBA, Md., Nov. 1, 2021.

JBA opens new combat arms facility, ensures readiness
November 3, 2021
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and installation commander, cuts a ribbon to signify the opening of the new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance facility at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 1, 2021. The new facility features many upgrades from the previous building, including a new 21-position firing range, weapons and range equipment maintenance area and office and common spaces for the instructors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)

CCAF first combined installations ceremony honors 378 graduates in NCR
November 1, 2021
Airmen and officers gather for a group photo during the 2021 Community College of the Air Force graduation, Oct. 21, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

316th MDG holds skills fair for medical staff
October 29, 2021
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Arevalo (center), Raven, 316th Security Forces Group, teaches Airmen non-lethal combat strategies during the Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Fair at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 26, 2021.

SLAT enriches JBA leaders’ understanding of America’s Airfield
October 8, 2021
Senior leaders hear about the current status and major projects on the flightline known as “America’s Airfield” from subject matter experts (SMEs) representing joint partners at Joint Base Andrews during the first Senior Leader Airfield Tour (SLAT) at JBA, Md., Aug. 26, 2021.

"No Heat, No Cool" Fall 2021
October 1, 2021
The 316th Civil Engineer Squadron will initiate an installation-wide "No Heat/No Cool" period from Oct. 15 - Nov. 30, 2021, weather permitting, to assist in switching heating, ventilation and air conditioning units from cooling to heating modes.

CMSSF Towberman visits JBA ALS Airmen
October 1, 2021
CMSSF Towberman visits the JBA ALS Airmen

1st Heli staying ready for anything
September 24, 2021
The 1st Helicopter Squadron along with firefighters from the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron held a live rescue and egress training on the flightline, Sept. 16, 2021.

Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders tour 113th Wing
September 20, 2021
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, Col. Michael Oliver, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard vice commander, 316th Wing senior leaders, and Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders pose in front of a 121st Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Honorary Commanders Program quarterly visit at JBA, Md., Sept. 14, 2021.

JBA’s CDCs and caretakers show resilience through COVID-19
September 13, 2021
Child-care providers and children from Child Development Center 2 stand together after the Month of the Military Child parade on Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 24, 2020. Some of the providers are wearing purple as a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Duhon)

JBA community remembers lives lost on 9/11, 20 years later
September 10, 2021
A flight of four 1st Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Hueys conduct a flyover during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony held at Joint Base Andrews, Md., on Sept. 10, 2021.

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, Md.

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
Damali Lambert, Global Air Drone Academy lead instructor for high school, teaches students about drone safety during Drone Camp, a program hosted by GADA 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.