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Joint Base Andrews News

NEWS | Aug. 15, 2022

2022 Joint Base Andrews Air & Space Expo | Digital Press Kit

316th Wing Public Affairs

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316th Wing Leadership  





JBA Social Media 

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  • Facebook - @JointBaseAndrews @AndrewsAirShow 



  • Thunderbirds Press Event (Monday, Sept 12)
  • Media Day (Thursday, Sept 15) ​
  • Static Displays and Performers, Friday - Sunday (Sept 16, 17, 18) 



Demo teams

  • Thunderbirds: The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, performs precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high performance aircraft to people throughout the world. The Thunderbirds squadron is an Air Combat Command unit composed of eight pilots (including six demonstration pilots), four support officers, three civilians and more than 130 enlisted personnel performing in 25 career fields.  



Static Displays

  • UH-1UH-1N Huey > Air Force > Fact Sheet Display ( 

    • The UH-1N is a light-lift utility helicopter used to support various missions. The primary missions include airlift of emergency security forces, security and surveillance of off-base nuclear weapons convoys, and distinguished visitor airlift. 

  • F-22 Raptor – F-22 Raptor > Air Force > Fact Sheet Display ( 

    • The F-22 Raptor is a combination of stealth, supercruise, maneuverability, and integrated avionics, coupled with improved supportability, representing an exponential leap in warfighting capabilities. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st century Air Force. 

  • KC-46A Pegasus – KC-46A Pegasus > Air Force > Fact Sheet Display ( 

    • The KC-46A is the first phase in recapitalizing the U.S. Air Force's aging tanker fleet. With greater refueling, cargo and aeromedical evacuation capabilities compared to the KC-135, the KC-46A will provide next-generation aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and partner-nation receivers.         

  • C-17 Globemaster III – C-17 Globemaster III > Air Force > Fact Sheet Display ( 

    • The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuations. The inherent flexibility and performance of the C-17 force improve the ability of the total airlift system to fulfill the worldwide air mobility requirements of the United States. 

  • C-5M Super Galaxy – C-5 A/B/C Galaxy and C-5M Super Galaxy > Air Force > Fact Sheet Display ( 

    • The C-5M Super Galaxy is a strategic transport aircraft and is the largest aircraft in the Air Force inventory. Its primary mission is to transport cargo and personnel for the Department of Defense. The C-5M is a modernized version of the legacy C-5 designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin. 

  • HC-130J Combat King II – HC-130J Combat King II > Air Force > Fact Sheet Display ( 

    • The HC-130J replaces HC-130P/Ns as the only dedicated fixed-wing Personnel Recovery platform in the Air Force inventory. It is an extended-range version of the C-130J Hercules transport. Its mission is to rapidly deploy to execute combatant commander directed recovery operations to austere airfields and denied territory for expeditionary, all weather personnel recovery operations to include airdrop, air land, helicopter air-to-air refueling, and forward area ground refueling missions. 

  • Heritage Flight (F-35) - 

    • The Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was formed on December 6, 2010 with the primary charitable mission of providing Heritage Flights to the public. These performances feature modern fighter and attack aircraft flying alongside World War II, Korea and Vietnam-era planes in a dramatic display of our nation's air power history. The formations serve as a living memorial to the men and women who have served - or are currently serving - in the U.S. Air Force, and we proudly fly in support of Air Force recruiting and retention efforts.



316th Wing POCs 

Media Chief; Ms. Kylene Yumul 

NCOIC; SSgt Jared Duhon 


Office numbers; 240-612-4428 or 301-543-7747 



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