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Staff Sgt. Donovan Grimsley, 316th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, center, is presented an Excellence in Competition badge by Col. Ian Dinesen, 316th Security Forces Group commander, near the Tactical Fitness Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 20, 2022. Grimsley received the badge as an award for finishing in the top 10% of more than 300 shooters during a shooting competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill
Participants at the 5K Memorial Ruck cheer as people cross the finish line at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 17, 2022. The ruck, held in memory of fallen law enforcement officers, was added to the schedule of events during National Police Week in an effort to improve the mental, physical, social and spiritual resilience among service members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
Participants in the National Police Week 5K Memorial Ruck begin their walk at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 17, 2022. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
Andrew Hoover, 316th Security Support Squadron combat arms instructor, poses for a portrait at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance Facility at Joint Base Andrews., Md., May 17, 2022. Hoover served as a judge for a base-wide shooting competition in honor of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
An Airman from the 1st Helicopter Squadron fires his weapon during a shooting competition at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance Facility on Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 17, 2022. The event honored National Police Week, and competitors who placed in the top 10% were awarded an Excellence in Competition badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
A Fallen Soldier Battlefield Cross sits on display in front of memorial photographs of fallen service members during an opening ceremony in honor of National Police Week at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 16, 2022. During the ceremony, Col. Victor Moncrieffe II, Air National Guard Security Forces director, discussed the importance of law enforcement officers and observed a moment of silence in homage to fallen service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bridgitte Taylor)
Col. Victor Moncrieffe II, Air National Guard Security Forces director, speaks about the importance of law enforcement officers in honor of National Police Week at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 16, 2022. “The greater good is the common thread which characterizes our service,” said Moncrieffe. “While there are many reasons why people decide to serve in the armed forces, ultimately, we all serve for the greater goods of our family and our nation.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bridgitte Taylor)
Col. Ian Dinesen, 316th Security Forces Group commander, delivers closing remarks at the end of National Police Week near the Tactical Fitness Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 20, 2022. Throughout the week, military personnel participated in events including a 24-hour vigil, a 5k Memorial Ruck, video game tournaments and an Excellence in Competition shooting competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.
Project SEARCH staff and interns pose for a group photo following the graduation of the Project SEARCH class of 2022 at JBA, Md., May 13, 2022. Joint Base Andrews teamed up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to host the interns for the program throughout the school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)
Adreinne Barnett, Project SEARCH business liaison for Joint Base Andrews, presents a graduation certificate to De’Nisha Mayo, Project SEARCH intern, at the graduation of the Project SEARCH class of 2022 at JBA, Md., May 13, 2022. Project SEARCH, which began in 1996 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, establishes internships at local businesses and government organizations for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)
Col. Tyler R. Schaff, 316th Wing and installation commander, applauds graduates during the graduation of the transition-to-work Project SEARCH class of 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 13, 2022. Graduates gained independence, confidence, interaction skills and self esteem through learning job-specific skills such as customer service, attention to detail and professionalism. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)
A congratulations sign rests on a table at the graduation of the Project SEARCH class of 2022 at JBA, Md., May 13, 2022. The program first came to JBA in 2017, offering students the opportunity to work at multiple locations on base, including the Presidential Inn, the Club at Andrews and even a data entry position at the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)
Airmen and Sailors work together to lower a gurney out of an ambulance bus during the Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 10, 2022.
Medical personnel train on tactical combat casualty care during the Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 5, 2022.
Military medical personnel attend to a training mannequin during a medical simulation during the Expeditionary Medical Support System training at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 5, 2022.
Joint Base Andrews medical personnel practice tactical combat casualty care during the Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at JBA, Md., May 5, 2022.
Military medical personnel gather before they begin the Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 5, 2022.
An attendee of the National Capital Region Military Spouse Appreciation Day event receives a gift basket from the Base Exchange at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 6, 2022. The gift basket was one of many prizes raffled off to show appreciation to military spouses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
Two attendees of National Capital Region Military Spouse Appreciation Day await the results of a raffle drawing at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 6, 2022. Blue Star Families contributed dozens of framed art photographs in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)