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Dec. 5, 2013

Airman goes above and beyond

Airman 1st Class Christopher Brown, 811th Operation Support Squadron host aviation resource manager, is the Team Andrews Warrior of the Week.Born in Merced, Calif., raised in Atwater, Calif., Brown has been proudly serving in the Air Force since April 2010."I joined the Air Force to serve my country, live a new and exciting lifestyle and to get an

Dec. 4, 2013

Team Andrews fulfills 8-year-old's dream

Team Andrews hosted its annual Pilot for a Day Program here Nov. 22. Ne'Veah Littleton, 8-years-old, was diagnosed with stage four Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a tumor on the brain stem. He was diagnosed in April 2013. The average survival of children diagnosed with DIPG is approximately nine months. The one-year survival rate is about 30

Nov. 27, 2013

USAF Ceremonial Guardsman shows true colors

Airman 1st Class Jason Black, USAF Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman, is this week's Warrior of the Week.The Stockton, Calif., native joined the Air Force on June 19, 2012. While currently serving his first assignment with the Honor Guard, he hopes to pursue a successful career in Special Vehicle Maintenance.In the ceremonial flight, he serves in a

Nov. 27, 2013

Chapel 1 kicks off JBA holiday season

People of different faiths gathered to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with the Christmas tree and Menorah lighting ceremony here Nov. 26.The Christmas lighting celebrates the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, said Chaplain (Capt.) Aaron D. Reynolds, 11th Wing Protestant chaplain."In very ancient times, evergreen trees like this were

Nov. 26, 2013

Small jets, small crew, big mission

Editor's note: Maj. Erik Todoroff and 1st Lt. Daniel Workman, featured in this story, are deployed from Joint Base Andrews, Md.When many people think of deployed aircraft, fighter jets and large cargo jets may come to mind. But amidst the more combat oriented aircraft at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing here, is a small executive jet used to

Nov. 21, 2013

Warrior of the Week

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

Nov. 15, 2013

Warrior of the Week

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 seperating from the military and joining the civilian workforce. On

Nov. 6, 2013

Warrior of the Week

Airman 1st Class Nicholas Giusti, United States Air Force Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman, is this week's Warrior of the Week.The Frederick, Md. native has been a ceremonial guardsman for more than one year. As a body bearer, his primary responsibility is carrying the nation's heroes to their final resting place in Arlington National

Nov. 5, 2013

Survivor: Ready to wear the pink ribbon

Her story begins with doubt that she had any serious health issues. Brandi Jackson, a military spouse and mother of two who decided to schedule her annual "Well Woman" appointment at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center her for Sept. 14, 2012. The decision to make the appointment came after growing concerns and question of when to expect

Oct. 29, 2013

JBA Energy Action Month events emphasize everyone's role in conserving, cutting utility use

For the past month, you would have needed a lot of energy to keep up with Master Sgt. Chad Stakolosa, a man on a mission to spread the word of conserving and cutting utility usage on Joint Base Andrews.Serving as the 11th Wing's Energy Action Month lead, he, along with other units' volunteers, has traversed the entire installation publicizing the