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Joint Base Andrews
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Ready, aim, shoot!
November 21, 2017
— Arrows lay in a pile during an Air Force Wounded Warrior CARE archery training session at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 13, 2017. The arrows were used during the session for wounded warriors participating in the event, which featured multiple activities meant to educate injured service members about Caregiver support, Adaptive and rehabilitative...
Warrior CARE week shows strength through teamwork
November 17, 2017
— Team Andrews partnered with the U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program for the North East Warrior CARE Event, held at Joint Base Andrews and Oxon Hill, Maryland, Nov. 13 through 17...
Wounded Warrior CARE Event coming to JBA
November 7, 2017
— The U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, in coordination with the 11th Wing, is scheduled to host the Wounded Warrior Northeast CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Nov. 13 to 17...
Airmen team-up during 2017 Dorm Olympics
October 19, 2017
— JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – More than 100 Airmen from JBA participated in the first ever Dorm Olympics on base, Oct. 13. “The event was created as a morale event for dorm residents,” said Staff Sgt. Leighton Bryan, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron facility maintenance team NCO in charge. “It was aimed at creating competition, building team work and,...
Sunshine, swim and safety with JBA youth
August 14, 2017
— Swimming is enjoyed by many children during hot summer days. For parents, water safety is paramount. Due to the popularity and hazards of this activity, the Joint Base Andrews Youth Center and ZAC Foundation teamed up to host a four-day ZAC Camp for 107 children, ages five to nine, at JBA, Aug. 8-11. This is the second year in a row the camp was...
Yoga instructor stretches JBA members' resiliency
March 10, 2017
— A soothing voice leads a group of yogis through various stretches within a cool, eucalyptus-scented room.Le Nguyen, West Fitness Center yoga instructor, walks between colorful mats demonstrating poses and helping students with their form.“I have dabbled in yoga for about eight years,” Nguyen said. “I started getting serious with it during the last...
Caretakers of Andrews’ furry warriors
December 22, 2016
— A small town girl from Fremont, Ohio, had the dream of working in veterinary medicine. Little did she know she would walk straight out of high school and into a U.S. Army recruiter’s office where she would obtain a job caring for animals.This girl is now U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Valerie Garvin, Public Health Command District animal care specialist at...
Be wise, immunize
October 4, 2016
— Installation leadership received their immunization to kick-off the flu shot drive on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3.Flu shots reduces a person's chances of contracting the influenza virus and military members are required to receive an annual vaccination.A base-wide vaccination drive for retirees, active duty and dependents is slated for Oct...
11 CES and 11 SFG conclude NPM with 5K
September 30, 2016
— The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted a National Preparedness Month 5k at the West Fitness Center on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 30, 2016.NPM provides a chance for emergency responders to reach out to the community and inform them of actions to take for situations such as a natural disaster, active shooter or terrorist attack.More than 50...
February's Heart Awareness Month
February 17, 2016
— February is Heart Awareness month - a time to draw attention to the prevention of heart disease and promote the activities designed to combat it. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control, approximately one in every four people dies of heart disease each year.In an attempt to bring awareness to the Joint Base Andrews population,...
Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Wingman Day closure Nov. 5
November 3, 2015
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 5 for Wingman Day.There will be no scheduled appointments, pharmacy or laboratory services.Prescription refills requested before noon on Nov. 4 will be available for pickup after noon on Nov. 6.Prescription refills requested after noon on Nov. 4 will be available for...
"I have cancer; cancer doesn't have me"
October 28, 2015
— October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month dedicated to bringing awareness to breast cancer by educating the public on early detection and prevention, through events, campaigns, and information available.The 779th Medical Group Women's Health Clinic, along with the Breast Cancer Support Group on Andrews, held a successful forum, Oct. 16, to...
JBA Airmen hit the streets for CFC Fun Run
October 14, 2015
— Joint Base Andrews members and families participate in the 5K Fun Run "Stampede" at Joint Base Andrews, Oct. 9, 2015. The 5K kicked off the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign which runs through Dec. 15, 2015.The Combined Federal Campaign is an annual campaign for military personnel and federal employees and seeks to raise funds for a variety of...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Speaker's Forum planned for Oct. 16
October 13, 2015
— Breast cancer awareness month is celebrated every October to raise awareness through the use of special events and public education.As part of this effort, the 779th Medical Group, Women's Health Clinic, in collaboration with the Breast Cancer Support Group, will hold a speaker's forum on October 16 at 1 - 2:30pm in Café Malcolm at the Malcolm Grow...
Andrews pediatrics keeps kids healthy, happy
September 30, 2015
— The 779th Medical Operations Squadron pediatrics team provides timely, quality care to beneficiaries' children, from a newborn's first checkup to a 17 year-old's flu vaccine."This is the first place a baby will get a check-up after being discharged from the hospital," said Senior Airman Nancy Morency, 779th MDOS aerospace medical technician. "It's...
JBA holds bone marrow registration drive
July 14, 2015
— Joint Base Andrews is holding a bone marrow registration drive from July 27-31, 2015.Registration booths will be set up at the Base Exchange, Commissary, the Jones Building and the Air National Guard Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., as well as the promotion ceremony at the Base Theater on Friday. Extra locations may be announced.Salute to...
Rob Gronkowski football camp a 'touchdown' with youth at JBA
July 2, 2015
— Nearly 100 military children from the National Capital Region participated in a two-day Rob Gronkowski football camp promoting health and wellness among military children at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, July 1-2.The camp came to JBA as a gift to the Youth Center here after the Andrews Commissary was announced one of 10 winners of a Procter &...
Eye work on eyes
June 2, 2015
— You slide your chin onto the metal support, your forehead against curved metal, and enter a staring match with the machine's coal-black eye.From the darkness, a circular projection appears, a hot air balloon hanging in the background at the end of a straight road on a dull-green plain. The image blurs out of focus, returns to clarity, and blurs...
The 4th Floor
February 11, 2015
— Stepping out of the cold winter wind, though sliding double doors, into the warm, still air of a hospital, the white walls bathed in faint blue light from bulbs in covered fixtures. The white floors shine matte, worn with the footsteps of staff and patients. Radios and public announcement, laughter and whispers, echo down the sterile...
JBA hosts 2nd Annual Bench Press/Deadlift Meet
January 26, 2015
— The West Fitness Center hosted the 2nd Annual Bench Press/Deadlift Meet here, Jan. 16, 2015.The competitors were split into male and female categories, with the competition open to all military, dependents, Department of Defense civilians and Naval Air Facility employees, 18 years of age or older, assigned to the base.The challengers were judged...
Airman inspires others through "Together in Pink"
October 31, 2014
— During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, An Andrews Airman shared her personal story about detection, diagnosis and her road to recovery after discovering that she had breast cancer.Senior Master Sgt. Demetrica Jefferis discovered a lump in her breast after doing a self-examination on Oct. 5, 2013."Something told me, do a self-examination and I did,"...
Andrews UCC contributes to safety, well-being 24/7
September 22, 2014
— The 779th Medical Group Emergent Care Center here provides emergency medical services and transports patients to other facilities if necessary.The presence of the ECC contributes to the immediate health and well-being of each member on Andrews by tending to patients with urgent conditions after hours."We see approximately 60 patients per day for...
Malcolm Grow to close for Labor Day weekend
August 25, 2014
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be closed on Friday, Aug. 29 for an AFDW Family Day and again on Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.There will be no scheduled appointments on these days. No pharmacy or laboratory services will be available.Prescription refills requested before 12 p.m. on Aug. 28 will be available for...
Southbound lane along West Perimeter Rd closed through Aug. 18
July 31, 2014
— People driving near Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center can expect delays along West Perimeter Road due to construction traffic in and out of the construction site through Aug. 18. The southbound lane between Menoher Drive and Boston Road will be closed for the next three weeks. Flagmen will be out directing traffic. The speed limit...
UFC fighters visit Team Andrews
June 30, 2014