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Col. Brad Hoagland: 'We ARE Team Andrews'
July 24, 2014
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Dorm Residents start "shootin' some b-ball outside of the school"
July 2, 2014
Col. Bill Knight, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews commander, speaks to Airmen, Sailors and base leadership gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening the new volleyball and basketball courts built for dorm residents at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 26, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

JBA Staff Sgt. earns NCOA Vanguard Award
June 20, 2014
Staff Sgt. Mark Cornett, 1st Helicopter Squadron special mission aviator instructor, stands in front of a UH-1N Huey helicopter assigned to the 1st Helicopter Squadron on Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 17, 2014. Cornett was deployed to Afghanistan from December 2012 – December 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier)

Free Concerts Coming to Joint Base Andrews as Engineers Build New Heritage Park
June 13, 2014
Col. Bill Knight, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews commander, speaks to 11th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen about the vision of the Heritage Park project near the main entrance at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 5, 2014. The groundwork for the park is slated to be completed by the end of June. (U. S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Hale saves lives
June 4, 2014
Staff Sgt. Christopher Hale, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, was recognized as this week’s Warrior of the Week at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 04. Hale was recognized for multiple accomplishments on and off duty to include responding to a motor vehicle accident and volunteering at The District of Columbia Special Olympics Summer Games. (U. S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Air Force vet brings dream to life: Mission accomplished
May 23, 2014
LaShanda Jones, holds a copy of her first published childrens' book, "Kele Vorel and Courtney Queen" on May 19, 2014, in front of the Joint Base Andrews, Md.,459th Air Refueling Wing playground. Jones, a retired Air Force veteran, is the chief of finance at the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo / Amber J. Russell)

Sesame Street, USO help Team Andrews families prepare for PCS season
May 14, 2014
Joint Base Andrews families attend the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 14, 2014. The seven month stateside tour began April 4 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and is slated to perform more than 200 shows at 69 bases by the end of October.(U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Aaron Stout/released)

Every hero needs a sidekick: a tale of two mothers
May 12, 2014
Ginger Preston (left) mother-in-law to Airman 1st Class Samuel DeWitt (right), shares a moment with her first granddaughter Kynnedie at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital, on March 31,2014. DeWitt, 79th Medical Staging Squadron diet therapy apprentice, and his wife Kaila said Preston is their hero. (U.S. Air Force photo / Amber J. Russell)

Airman takes calm approach to explosive career
May 5, 2014
Senior Airman Brian Mink is shown in his explosive ordanance disposal protective gear at the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron on Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 21, 2014. Mink is an 11 CES EOD journeyman. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Robert Cloys)

Cool Skeens
May 2, 2014
Senior Airman Lauren Skeens, 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management and analysis apprentice, has been recognized as Warrior of the Week here, April 30. Skeens has been recognized for her hard work and dedication while working the Vehicle Management Control Board (vehicle maintenance database that tracks maintenance for the entire base fleet).  Recently, the Control Board was moved to Customer Service in order to increase customer efficiencies.

Band Brings Broadway to Midwest: Let's Take the Show on the Road
May 2, 2014

Shaping of the Force: Better Bodies, Better Life
February 24, 2014
The Joint Base Andrews, Md., Health and Wellness Center watches out for Airmen's well-being by offering the intertactive bi-monthly course, Better bodies, better lives.The course aims to help Airmen make healthy diet choices. The HAWC offers a variety of physical and mental health courses. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tristin English) (U.S. Air Force graphic/ Ms. Amber J. Russell)

Puranen Stands Out Amongst His Peers
February 19, 2014
Airman 1st class Brian Puranen, 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, has been recognized as this week's Warrior of the Week here on Feb. 19, 2014. Puranen overhauled a crash fire truck and rear axel units in seven hours as opposed to the normal 12, as well as performed triage maintenance on a snow broom returning the vehicle to service in six hours and restored 25 percent of snow removal capabilities. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Ganey shows leadership, initiative, professionalism
February 5, 2014
Tech. Sgt.  Kyle Ganey, Andrews Regional Command Post junior controller, is this week’s Warrior of the Week. Ganey was recognized for the revitalization of the Command Post’s communications security program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st class Ryan J. Sonnier)

Honoring Our Fallen, Supporting Their Legacy
February 3, 2014
Arlington National Cemetery, Va. contains the gravesites of more than 400,000 service members, their families, military chaplains, nurses, confederate and union soldiers, former slaves, presidents and senators. The cemetery has the second largest number of burials of any national cemetery in the United States, with approximately 6,900 burials a year; just behind Calverton National Cemetery in Long Island, N.Y. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

IDS presents: Passport to a better relationship in 2014
January 31, 2014
Military couples watch, “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage,” presented by Joint Base Andrews Integrated Delivery System during a couples retreat at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 30th, 2013. Colonel Daniel Waters and his wife Liz hosted this event called, “Your Passport to a Better Relationship in 2014." IDS is designed to integrate and implement community outreach and prevention programs to Team Andrews. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes)

"Snow" big deal
January 28, 2014
11th Civil Engineer Squadron equipment operators clear snow from the flight line at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 23, 2014. As colder temperatures surround the installation, team members remain on-call and ready to assemble within moments. Nights before forecasted flurries, personnel arrive to work hours before precipitation hits, standing ready to move as soon as the first flake falls. (U.S. Air Force photo / Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes)

Victim Advocate Stands up for Sexual Assault Awareness
December 18, 2013
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Airman goes above and beyond
December 5, 2013
Airman 1st Class Christopher Brown, 811th Operation Support Squadron/Host Aviation Resource manager, is this week’s Warrior of the Week. Brown was recognized as Warrior of the Week because of his outstanding professionalism and customer focus. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier)

Team Andrews fulfills 8-year-old's dream
December 4, 2013
Ne’Veah Littleton takes his Pilot for a Day Oath of Office from his wingman, Capt. Brad Lampel, a 201st Airlift Squadron mission pilot, during a day in which Ne’Veah was appointed a pilot for the Pilot for a Day program Joint Base Andrews, Md., November 22, 2013. Ne’Veah is a terminally ill child diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, which is a tumor on the brain stem. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Katie Spencer)

USAF Ceremonial Guardsman shows true colors
November 27, 2013
Airman 1st Class Jason Black, United States Air Force Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman, is this week’s Warrior of the Week for the week of Nov. 27, 2013 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Black was recognized because he displays the leadership, moral ethics, positive attitude, professionalism and the American Airman ethos that excels him above his peers in the USAF Honor Guard and the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Chapel 1 kicks off JBA holiday season
November 27, 2013
Chaplain (Capt.) Anthony R. Wade, 11th Wing Senior Protestant chaplain, and Col. William M. Knight, 11th Wing commander (far left), lower the candy cane to light the Christmas tree and Menorah during the annual ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 26, 2013. The annual event brings people together, regardless of religious preference, to celebrate the holidays. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier)

Small jets, small crew, big mission
November 26, 2013
Maj. Erik Todoroff conducts a preflight inspection on a C-21 Firebass at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, Nov. 5, 2013. The C-21’s primary mission here is distinguished visitor transport throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Todoroff is the 379th Expeditionary Operations Group C-21 commander deployed from Joint Base Andrews, Md., and a Jackson, Mich., native. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bahja J. Jones)

Warrior of the Week
November 21, 2013
Vincent Eure, 11th Force Support Squadron youth programs director, is this week’s Warrior of the Week. The Portsmouth, Va native has been the Joint Base Andrews youth programs director since 2006. He manages more than 40 employees and more than $1 million in funds for the program budget focusing on youth activities, sports and school-age programs. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st class Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Warrior of the Week
November 15, 2013
Nicholas Halloran, 811th Operations Group contract officer technical representative, is this week's Warrior of the Week. The Charles County, Md., native and a former United States Marine, has deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. He served his country as an aircraft mechanic before separating from the military and joining the civilian workforce. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Aaron Stout)