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Dorm residents break bread during monthly dinner


Airmen fill their plates with free food during the dorm dinner on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 26, 2018. JBA chaplains and the JBA Dorm Council throw a dinner for dorm residents once a month in an effort to enhance camaraderie. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Noah Sudolcan)


Airman 1st Class Justin Blankenship, left, 11th Wing laboratory technician, tosses a bean bag during a game of cornhole on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 26, 2018. After residents of the dorms finished eating, they had the opportunity to compete in a cornhole tournament. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Noah Sudolcan)


11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews Commander Col. Andrew M. Purath, third from right, listens to Airmen during this month’s dorm dinner on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 26, 2018. Airmen got the chance to meet and interact with 11th Wing leaders over dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Noah Sudolcan)


Airman 1st Class Justin Wolf, 11th Wing optometry technician, tosses a bean bag with Airman 1st Class Megan Eddy, Dorm Council president, on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 26, 2018. Free food wasn’t the only thing at this month’s dorm dinner, participants had the chance to win prizes playing in a cornhole tournament. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Noah Sudolcan)


11th Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Thomas C. Daniels, second from right, talks with Airmen during the monthly dorm dinner on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 26, 2018. The dinner provides opportunities for Airmen to connect with each other and to interact with 11th Wing leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Noah Sudolcan)


Joint Base Andrews chaplains, along with the JBA Dorm Council, hosted a monthly dorm dinner here July 26, 2018.

The get-together allowed dorm residents to eat, play team-building games and get to know each other and the 11th Wing leadership.

“My favorite part is actually getting these Airmen out of the dorms and interacting with each other,” said Airman 1st Class Megan Eddy, Dorm Council president. “It’s always nice seeing people making friends and the camaraderie that comes out of it.”

Attendees of the dorm dinner had the opportunity to play a cornhole tournament with the top three teams winning prizes.

To get updates on upcoming events, download the JBA Dorms app available on iOS and Android.

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