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Not your average finance briefing
June 6, 2011

One call might disconnect your driving privileges
June 6, 2011
Staff Sgt. Daniel Hadley, 11th Security Forces Squadron crime prevention NCO, simulates writing a ticket for Senior Airman Desantis C. Symonette, 11 SFS Visitor Control Center security clerk during a seatbelt and cell phone selective enforcement check May 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bahja J Jones)

Getting Heavy at JSOH
May 22, 2011
Visitors at the 2011 Joint Service Open House seek shade under the massive shadow cast by a C-17 Globemaster III here May 21.  The JSOH affords the public an opportunity to meet the men and women of the Armed Forces and to see military equipment from the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard. The JSOH is planned and conducted through the efforts of active duty, guard and reserve servicemembers, as well as civilian employees, retirees and family members.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Torey Griffith)

Fathers and sons bond to the sound of jet propulsion at 2011 JSOH
May 21, 2011

Team Andrews members lose inches to gain miles
May 12, 2011

Andrews Thrift Shop hosts fashion show
May 12, 2011
Louann Robinson, a member of the Andrews Officer's Spouses Club, models the "simple black dress" from the Andrews Thrift Shop.  The AOSC runs the shop, and distributes the proceeds back to the base and local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Torey Griffith)

JBA members mourn with OSI member passing
May 9, 2011

11th Wing JA receives USO honor, distinction
April 29, 2011

Christmas spirit alive in April as JBA members help family in need
April 13, 2011
Tools of the building trade lie in wait as volunteers from Joint Base Andrews construct a wheelchair ramp at the Callahan residence in Upper Marlboro, Md., April 2.  In conjunction with Christmas in April * Prince George's County, volunteers helped make the Callahan residence wheelchair accessible.  Daniel Callahan, 19,  was paralyzed in an automobile accident Jan. 23 on the Capital Beltway.  The accident also claimed the life of his 21 year old brother, David.  The boys' mother works for the Judge Advocate General at the Washington Navy Yard on Joint Base Andrews. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Torey Griffith)(Released)

Black Flag participants train to be ready, always
April 6, 2011
Staff Sgt. Danielle Clements, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron NCOIC of readiness and emergency management logistics, scans a table using an identiFINDER to try and indentify if there are any radioactive chemicals inside a simulated cave in Afghanistan during a Black Flag exercise in Gallagher, W. Va. March 29. Members from the 79th Medical Wing, 11 CES, and Air Force District of Washington participate in this five day exercise each year to sharpen their chemical, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive readiness skills. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Melissa V. Brownstein)

1HS Airmen train Afghan Air Force Pilots
April 4, 2011
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bryan Costerisan, 444th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron, relays the location of an Mi-17 helicopter during a formation flight at Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2011.  Formation flying is part of the tactical flying phase of the Afghan pilot training program at Shindand Air Base.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Eric Harris) (RELEASED)

99 Airmen Soar to Perfection
March 30, 2011
11th Security Forces Group Airmen provide cover while a UH-60 Black Hawk takes off during helicopter deployment readiness training March 25, 2011, at Davison Army Airfield, Va. Airmen are increasingly traveling by helicopter to avoid improvised explosive devices and direct gun fire associated with road convoys in a deployed environment. This training program gives them the confidence to execute their core job and not be distracted by the noise, confusion and unfamiliarity of tactical joint air operations.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Perry Aston) (Released)

Servicemembers reminded of courage, valor during building dedication
March 24, 2011
(From the left to the right) Mr. Terry Edwards, Air Force Center of Engineering and Environment, Colonel Ken Rizer, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews commander, Mr. Robert E. Corsi, Jr., Deputy Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Representative Steny Hoyer, 5th Congressional District of Maryland, Elizabeth Jones and Anne Gilfillan, daughters of the building's namesake, the Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force, Maj. Gen. Darren McDew, Air Force District of Washington commander, and Mr. Timothy Wall, President of CDM Federal Programs Corporation, cut a ribbon signifying the dedication of the new Colonel William Atkinson Jones III building at Joint Base Andrews March 22, 2011. "The Jones Building" is a made from 20 percent recycled material and features a storm water recycling system and green roof, which will help power the energy efficient building while saving the Air Force 44.7 percent annually over the building it is replacing.  An air commando and A-1H Skyraider pilot, Colonel Jones was a hero of the Vietnam War and a Medal of Honor recipient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melissa V. Brownstein)

11th Wing teams up with 167th Airlift Wing for disbursement exercise
March 23, 2011
A 1st Helicopter Squadron Airman balances as an aircrew flight equipment Airman removes protective gear during a decontamination exercise March 16.  An example of total force integration between active duty units from Joint Base Andrews and the West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th Airlift Wing, the disbursement exercise allowed all participating units a chance to practice an evacuation of Air Force assets in the event of a chemical attack on the U.S. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Torey Griffith)

Woman with a heart of support
March 9, 2011
The 1st Airlift Squadron located on Joint Base Andrews, Md., has a very active spouse program which is maintained by Denise Gardner, the unit's key spouse for the past three and a half years. 

"I immediately started meeting with the commander and first sergeant and getting involved," Gardner said. Gardner revitalized the key spouse program by organizing
events such as the ladies night out and numerous luncheons. She also prepares informative newsletters that are delivered on a regular basis. Gardner has been a military spouse for nearly 20 years married to Senior Master Sgt. Chuck Gardner, the communications systems operator for the 89th Operations Group. Together they have three sons. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Tracy L. DeMarco)

If you love your work, it'll never feel like work
February 2, 2011

An NFL Divisional round playoffs weekend filled with rematches
January 13, 2011

NFL divisional round predictions
January 6, 2011

National Football League: Week 1 Predictions
September 10, 2010

Malcolm Grow Medical Center offers help to those eyeing refractive surgery
August 30, 2010

AFC Predictions: division by division breakdown
August 27, 2010

Three defensive rookies to watch in training camp
August 20, 2010

Three offensive rookies to watch in training camp
August 6, 2010

It’s time to push all in or fold for three MLB teams
July 23, 2010

2010 NBA Draft: Winners and Losers
July 1, 2010