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Joint Base Andrews News

NEWS | March 30, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Joint Base Andrews on lockdown

By 316th Wing Public Affairs Joint Base Andrews Public Affairs

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, Joint Base Andrews initiated lockdown procedures after an armed individual was reported near base housing. There is not an active shooter as no shots have been fired. There are no reported injuries or deaths.

This incident is still ongoing, and more details will be released when possible. The base remains on lockdown.

Media members with queries should contact 316th Wing Public Affairs at (310) 543-7447 or