Tag: summer

Aug. 8, 2019

Fire Explorer Academy

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron’s firefighter unit orchestrated a 6-day course to teach cadets, ages 14-18, the basics of fire safety, search and rescue, CPR, and other emergency response techniques here, July 22 – 27, 2019.On the first day of the program, cadets marched into a classroom for their first

July 9, 2018

Teens learn lifesaving skills from JBA firefighters

Fresh off his first day of youth firefighter training, 15-year-old Marcus Fulford suddenly found himself in a situation that required emergency services. Walking through his local church, he heard an unfamiliar bang and clank come from the direction of the church’s elevator. He stopped and stared at the sealed metal doors in search of answers.“Is

July 27, 2016

Military children "Read for the Win"

Joint Base Andrews Library hosted an Olympic-themed parade and field day here, July 22. The event was part of the Department of Defense-Morale, Welfare and Recreation 2016 Summer Reading Program “Read for the Win,” a concept encouraging children to read during summer months.“It’s important to keep children reading throughout the summer,” said