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Chief Master Sgt. Thomas C. Daniels, 11th Wing and JBA command chief, retired Tech. Sgt. George Setzer, Armed Forces Retirement Home resident, and Airman 1st Class Skylar Armstrong, 1st Airlift Squadron flight attendant, cut a cake at the AFRH, D.C., Sept. 14, 2018. Joint Base Andrews Airmen joined retirees from the AFRH to celebrate the Air Force’s 71st birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Abby L. Richardson) JBA Airmen, AFRH retirees celebrate Air Force birthday
Joint Base Andrews Airmen joined retirees to celebrate the Air Force’s 71st birthday at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C., Sept. 14.
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2018
N/A Florence update: New track means base stays in HurCon 4
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- Based on the latest forecasts for Hurricane Florence, the installation will remain in Hurricane Condition 4, instead of moving into Hurricane Condition 3.The HURCON 4 declaration yesterday directed personnel to continue specific emergency preparations according to established guidelines and checklists. Those preparations
0 9/12
2018
Joint Base Andrews first responders stand in formation during the 9/11 Memorial Service on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 11, 2018. The formations consisted of four elements to represent the four attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. JBA holds 9/11 memorial service
Members of the Joint Base Andrews community paid tribute to those affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a remembrance ceremony here, Sept. 11, 2018.First responders and flight crew personnel stood in a formation of four elements representing each attack that occurred 17 years ago. Each element leader rendered a salute in succession to
0 9/12
2018
N/A JBA commander: Florence expected to impact JBA within 72 hours
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing Commander, has officially declared Hurricane Condition 4 for the base, which means there is a possibility for winds greater than 39 miles per hour within the next 72 hours.The current forecast calls for negligible impacts to day-to-day operations on JBA, but the HURCON 4 declaration directs
0 9/11
2018
Default Air Force Logo Commander declares HurCon 5 for JBA
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – In preparation of expected high winds and significant rainfall in the next 96 hours, Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing commander, has officially declared Hurricane Condition 5 for Joint Base Andrews with tropical storm or hurricane conditions expected to affect the base within 96 hours.Hurricane Florence is currently located
0 9/10
2018
Default Air Force Logo Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Columbus Day closure
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be closed for observance of Columbus Day, Oct. 8.There will be no scheduled appointments, pharmacy or laboratory services. The appointment line will not be open.Prescription refills requested before noon Oct. 5 will be available for pickup after noon Oct. 9.Prescription
0 9/10
2018
All Airmen should be aware of what resources are available for victims and know what role they can play in prevention and response. Sexual assault is extremely traumatizing and can affect an Airman’s well-being and ability to complete the mission. At every base, Airmen have access to a SAPR office staffed by professionals to address the needs of victims. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Josh Mahler) SAPR empowers, supports Airmen
Sexual assault can be a deeply traumatizing event in anyone’s life. Across the Air Force, Airmen and their families have access to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response or Family Advocacy Program resources to get support and guidance on how to move forward.
0 9/10
2018
JBA wetlands commemoration JBA to build wetlands bank at Mattawoman Creek
The Joint Base Andrews and 11th Wing commander Col. Andrew Purath took part in a ceremonial commemoration of the first wetlands umbrella mitigation banking instrument for the Department of Defense in Maryland.
0 9/07
2018
Eligible beneficiaries will have the opportunity to enroll in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) during Federal Benefit Open Season for coverage beginning in 2019. (Graphic by TRICARE Communications) FEDVIP is coming: Get to know dental and vision plans today
The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). Now is a good time to become familiar with FEDVIP options.
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2018
Zariah Dunn and Nia Jackson, students at the Center of Innovation asses’ instructions before building a solar panel toy car at the Youth Center on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 6, 2018. The COI was transformed in 2015 after receiving funding from the Boys and Girls Club of America and Raytheon to accommodate lessons in science, technology, engineering and math. JBA’s Center of Innovation makes learning fun
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- In the last three years, the STEM room, as students call it, has become littered with products of informed creative freedom. Decorations produced with 3-D printers line the walls. Popsicle-stick renditions of the Eiffel Tower and World Trade Center sit on table tops. Scribbled on a dry-erase board is an ever-populated
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2018
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