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Randy Sena,11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews chief of exercises, wields his lightsaber while dressed in a Jedi costume he made himself.  And avid cosplayer, Sena has won several awards for his designs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Rob Cloys) Airman, Actor, Nerd
After hours of shopping, stitching and crafting, a piece of work comes together. For former Tech Sgt. Randolph Sena, this work shows in his life as a civilian Airman and a recreational cosplayer. No matter the job or training, the Air Force has a philosophy that applies to all Airmen: attention to detail.Sena, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews chief of
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2014
Tech. Sgt. Chris McAlister operates refueling boom while in flight over Virginia July 18, 2014. McAlister is an air refueling technician and has been with the 756th Airlift Squadron for over 23 years. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Nesha Humes)                                                                         Fix 'em, Fly 'em, Fuel 'em
Soaring 30,000 feet in the air, surrounded by 49 tons of aluminum and jet fuel, Tech Sgt. Chris McAlister watches the horizon curves behind him and the earth passing below. This is one perk for the 756th Airlift Squadron boom operator. As an in-flight refueling boom operator, his job is to transfer fuel from one plane to another."My dad was in the
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Official Photo Col. Brad Hoagland: 'We ARE Team Andrews'
With the summer move season among us, many new faces, experiences and renewed direction come to the 11th Wing.Col. Brad Hoagland, the newest 11th Wing and installation commander, has held multiple command positions since 1994 with his most recent as the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing's vice commander in Southwest Asia."I have the appreciation for
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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) Dorm Residents start "shootin' some b-ball outside of the school"
Joint Base Andrews dorm residents can enjoy outdoor sports in their own backyard with new basketball and volleyball courts completed just in time for summer. The courts were officially opened on June 26 after a ribbon cutting ceremony. Approximately 50 Airmen and Sailors attended the ceremony and participated in the first matches on the new
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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) JBA Staff Sgt. earns NCOA Vanguard Award
Staff Sgt. Mark Cornett, 1st Helicopter Squadron special missions aviator instructor, won the Non-Commissioned Officers Association of the United States of America Vanguard Award on May 7, 2014, for his heroic actions which resulted in saving the life of a fellow Airman. The Department of Defense's NCOA Vanguard Award recognizes enlisted members
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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) Free Concerts Coming to Joint Base Andrews as Engineers Build New Heritage Park
Construction for Joint Base Andrews' Heritage Park began June 2 and is expected to be ready for a public concert scheduled for Saturday, July 12, 2014. Heritage Park, located near the base's Allentown Rd. gate, will be designed to host community outreach events on the installation. "Heritage Park will allow us to personally thank our local
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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) Hale saves lives
Staff Sgt. Christopher Hale, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, was recognized as this week's warrior of the week. He protects people, property and the environment from fires and disasters, as well as provides fire prevention, firefighting, rescue and hazardous materials response.He was recognized for accomplishments on and
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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) Air Force vet brings dream to life: Mission accomplished
Raised in an era where many people believed children should be seen and not heard, LaShanda Jones, 459th Air Refueling Wing chief of finance, said she harnessed her talent for writing as a means for self-expression."I was a quiet child, and I started writing when I was a teenager," Jones said. "I wrote a lot of poetry and songs to express
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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) Sesame Street, USO help Team Andrews families prepare for PCS season
"5-4-3-2-1." Team Andrews families counted down the launch of a Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families at the base theater here May 13 and 14. The performances, brought to them by the USO, told the story of Katie, a military child who just found out she will be relocating to a new place with her family. The character was created to help
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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) Every hero needs a sidekick: a tale of two mothers
Mother's Day is observed to pay tribute to the nurturers, teachers, best friends and leaders who shape their children's development and prepare them for life's challenges. It has been said, "A man works from sun[rise]-to-sun[set], but a woman's work is never done."This sacrifice does not always go unnoticed.Airman 1st Class Samuel DeWitt and his
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