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America's Airman: Major J. Haygood America's Airman: Major J. Haygood
(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Washington, D.C. Why do you serve?I serve the military in a dual capacity, as a reservist and a civilian. I've been a reservist for 20 years, six in the Army Reserve and 14 in the Air Force Reserve. I joined the military because I needed the discipline and I
0 11/02
2018
Fall Festival poster JBA to host 5th annual Fall Festival celebration
2018 Fall Festival information.
0 10/29
2018
none The war on breast cancer
Breast cancer survivors Bettye Tompkins and Nila Straka  were invited to share their stories of battling and overcoming the disease during the 11th Medical Group breast cancer awareness event here, Oct. 18.  They said the keys to overcoming their hardships were: empowering themselves through education, relying on a support system, and sharing what
0 10/29
2018
N/A America's Airman: SrA Daniel Alberto Cortés-Gratacós
 (America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community) Hometown?Guánica, Puerto Rico Why do you serve?I wanted to pursue something that was extraordinary to me and become a part of something I would be proud of, with the goal of growing both as a person as well as making an overall difference in the world.  How does your
0 10/26
2018
Master Sgt. Boston poses for a photo. Airman goes full gunny
On a muggy summer day in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, a Marine Corps instructor stood on a ledge overlooking a swamp. He looked out at his crop of students, and his eyes found Master Sgt. Aretha Boston -- the only Airman in the platoon.He called her forward, and Boston walked up to the ledge.“Just as soon as I extended my hand, he grabbed it,”
11 10/24
2018
N/A 1 HS bonds with Latin American cadets
Twenty-two cadets from the Latin American Cadet Initiative visited the 1st Helicopter Squadron during a tour here, Oct. 18. The initiative, an Office of the Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs program that started in 2006, invites the top two air force academy students from partnering Latin American countries to the U.S. for a month-long tour. The tour aims to build relationships and help cadets better understand the U.S. military.
0 10/22
2018
N/A America's Airman: A1C Jaimon Graves-Cater
(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Lee's Summit, Missouri Why do you serve?I wanted to carry-on my family tradition of military service, while also being able to travel the world and get an education.  How does your job impact the wing’s mission?My postion as a member of the command support
3 10/19
2018
N/A America's Airman: A1C Rachel DeSantis
(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Dunedin, Florida  Why do you serve?A very close family friend served in the military and I joined to serve in his honor.  How does your job impact the wing’s mission?As a medical technician my job is to screen patients and give a report to the provider. This
2 10/12
2018
N/A Chapel kickstarts Spiritual Fitness Month
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.-- Throughout the month of October, the JBA chapel will be focusing on one of the four pillars of Airman Fitness: The Spiritual Pillar. The chapel kicked off Spiritual Fitness Month with a speaker series here Oct. 9.   “[We] just hope [Airmen will be] encouraged and inspired [to enhance their spiritual wellbeing],” said
0 10/11
2018
N/A You've got voting questions? We've got answers
Absentee voting week is Oct. 1-8, and the JBA Military & Family Support Center voter assistance office is here to help. Tierra S. Fincher, installation voting assistance officer, has answers to some common voting questions.  How do I register to vote?Step 1. Complete a Federal Post Card Application and submit it to your local election office. Step
0 10/02
2018
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