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11th Medical Wing personnel Exercise preps JBA for Air Show
A major accident response exercise was conducted Aug. 10 and 11, in preparation for the upcoming 2017 Joint Base Andrews Air Show America’s Air and Space Expo, Sept. 16 and 17.The exercise evaluated the response of base emergency personnel in the case of a mass casualty incident. The exercise is the installation's way of evaluating effectiveness,
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2017
Default Air Force Logo 11 Medical Group warfighter eye center restores vision with cataract surgery
August is National Cataract Awareness Month.  The Warfighter Eye Center at the 11th Medical Group keeps an “eye” on healthy vision and performs cataract surgery to correct some vision deficiencies.  “A cataract is a condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy,” said Dr. (Maj.) William Gensheimer, 11th MDG, warfighter eye center chief of
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2017
Members of the Joint Base Andrews Base Honor Guard display the colors during the 811th Operations Group change of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 7, 2017. Col. Scott A. Grundahl relieved Col. Fred C. Koegler III as commander of the 811th OG. The group consists of the 811th Operations Support Squadron and the 1st Helicopter Squadron both of which provide the National Capital Region with continuous rotary-wing contingency response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Hurd) 811 OG passes the guidon
Members of the Joint Base Andrews Base Honor Guard display the colors during the 811th Operations Group change of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 7, 2017. Col. Scott A. Grundahl relieved Col. Fred C. Koegler III as commander of the 811th OG. The group consists of the 811th Operations Support Squadron and the 1st Helicopter
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Chief Master Sgt. Larry Jones, 10th Force Support Squadron superintendent, talks about developing a team during the 2017 Equal Opportunity Worldwide Training Workshop at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 15, 2017. The week-long training featured daily breakout sessions providing senior leader led discussions as well as small group sessions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Hurd) JBA hosts AF equal opportunity training workshop
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The 2017 Air Force Equal Opportunity Worldwide Training Workshop was held at the General Jacob E. Smart Conference Center here from June 12 to 16. Approximately 300 attendees from every component of the Air Force came for the week-long workshop that provided equal opportunity professionals their required yearly refresher training.
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright poses for a photo with Airmen during an Airman Leadership School graduation at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 11, 2017. Wright described how supervisors must exemplify the standards of work ethic, character, fitness, and resiliency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spalding) CMSAF Speaks at ALS Graduation
Graduates from the Joint Base Andrews Chief Master Sergeant Donald L. Harlow Airman Leadership School had the unique opportunity to listen to the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright as the keynote speaker during their graduation ceremony at The Club on Joint Base Andrews, Md. May 11.Wright, the 18th chief master sergeant of the Air
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2017
Airman 1st Class Jose Velazquez, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard firing party member, stands in an Air Force ceremonial uniform at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., April 15, 2017. Velazquez came to America from Mexico at a young age and dreamed of joining the military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant) Proving patriotism
As a kid growing up in southern California, Jose “Angel” Velazquez dreamed of joining the military, but never thought he’d be a symbol of honor and perfection in the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard.At El Monte High School in El Monte, California, he and his senior class took an aptitude test used by the military to measure an individual’s strengths and
0 5/15
2017
Senior Airman Johnneil Rojas, left, and Senior Airman Lalynn Antell, right, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron engineering assistants, lay linoleum tiles at a house in College Park, Md., April 29, 2017 More than 20 Joint Base Andrews 11th CES Airmen partook in the 2017 Christmas in April Prince George’s County, an annual volunteer program that repairs the homes of low-income or physically challenged senior citizens in one day. The renovations included electrical, plumbing and structural repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rustie Kramer) JBA Airmen give back to community
More than 20 Airmen from the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron stationed at Joint Base Andrews volunteered in a Christmas in April Prince George’s County event in College Park, Maryland, April 29.
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2017
Carolyn Shaffer, Pilot for a Day participant, poses in a hangar at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 28, 2017. To honor and highlight Shaffer’s battle against cancer, JBA teamed up with the Check-6 Foundation, a local non-profit, to make her Pilot for a Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott) Carolyn the Conqueror
To honor and highlight Carolyn’s valiant battle against cancer, Joint Base Andrews teamed up with the Check-6 Foundation, a local non-profit, to make her Pilot for a Day.
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2017
Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, U.S. Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services deputy chief of staff, speaks to Team Andrews members at the Women’s History Luncheon at The Club at Andrews on Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 10, 2017. During the event, Grosso spoke on this year’s topic “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Business and Labor,” as well as the importance of diversity and service. Honoring trailblazing women in business and labor
Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, U.S. Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services deputy chief of staff, spoke to approximately 50 military members and DOD civilians attended the Women’s History Month luncheon at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 10.
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The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stands in formation prior to marching in the 2017 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Alexandria, Va., March 4, 2017. The group marched alongside the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine honor guards for the half-mile-long parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) Honor Guard marches in Old Town Saint Paddy’s Day Parade
The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stands in formation prior to marching in the 2017 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Alexandria, Va., March 4, 2017. The group marched alongside the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine honor guards for the half-mile-long parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)
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