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A challenge coin from The Courses at Andrews rests on the golf course at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 17, 2016. The golf course sees approximately 70,000 rounds of golf a year, played by individuals ranging from 11th Wing Airmen to the U.S. president (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) JBA Golf Course rich in history, smiles
The rising sun casts a glistening glow across the dew clinging to the grass on The Courses at Andrews as golfers arrive for their daily game.For many, these distinctive picturesque characteristics of golfing draw them back to the sport time and time again. Mike Thomas, The Courses at Andrews general manager, said that, at Joint Base Andrews, this
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Airman Gabrielle Spalding, 11th Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hangs up a target during the 2nd Annual Excellence in Competition on Joint Base Andrews, Nov. 8, 2016. Service members were broken into relays to allow everyone who signed up the chance to participate and test their marksmanship, with each member shooting 30 rounds from a Beretta M9 pistol. Targets were scored by combat arms instructors, and then compared to determine the best marksman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham) Ready, aim, fire

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Col. Larry H. Lang, U.S. Air Force Band conductor and commander, conducts the group during a Fall 2016 Tour performance in Pittsburgh, Oct. 29, 2016. The band travelled from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh during a 10-day trek through the two states to inspire patriotism, honor veterans and represent the U.S. Air Force throughout the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) AF Band tour honors vets, inspires patriotism
The U.S. Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants Fall 2016 Tour concluded Oct. 29 after a 10-day performance-filled trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania.Tours are held biannually to connect with the American public in various ways.“We do these tours threefold,” said Maj. Matthew Henry, U.S. Air Force Band director of staff and associate conductor. “We
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Lt. Col. Dave Fink, 1st Helicopter Squadron pilot, sits upside down during Helicopter Emergency Egress Device Training at Prince George’s Community College’s Robert I. Bickford Natatorium in Largo, Md., Oct. 28, 2016. The training, specific to helicopter aircrews, teaches the proper way to evacuate a helicopter if it goes down over a body of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant) Submerged training
Flight crew members from the National Capital Region take part in Water Survival Training and Helicopter Emergency Egress Device Training at Prince George’s Community College’s Robert I. Bickford Natatorium in Largo, Md., Oct. 27 and 28, 2016. The Water Survival Training, lead by 89th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and
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Airman 1st Class Sarah Shepherd, left, and Staff Sgt. Sawyer Fox, right, 11th Security Forces Squadron response force leaders, display the wear of body cameras at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 4, 2016. JBA defenders began donning the body worn cameras Oct. 26 as part of a six-month-long Air Force-level test to determine which product to use. The cameras will be evaluated on their video quality, usefulness, and how they can be better utilized. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) JBA holds body camera test for SFS evidence
Members of the 11th Security Forces Squadron began using body worn cameras here Oct. 26, 2016 to further develop Air Force security forces evidence-collecting capabilities.The implementation of the devices is part of a Headquarters Air Force dictated test plan to determine which kind of camera will best suit the service’s defenders and their
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Col. E. John Teichert, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, and Ramona Hawkins, JBA American Federation of Government Employees 1401 president, sign a Labor-Management Forum Charter Oct. 11, 2016. The charter was signed to signify the establishment of a cooperative and productive forum between labor and management relations by discussing workplace challenges on a regular basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant) Labor and management coming together
Col. E. John Teichert, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, and Ramona Hawkins, Joint Base Andrews’ American Federation of Government Employees 1401 president, signed a Labor-Management Forum Charter Oct. 11, 2016. The charter was signed to signify the establishment of a cooperative and productive forum between labor and management relations
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Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke, left, Air Force District of Washington commander, greets Lt. Gen. Hamad Muhammed Thani Al Rumaithi, right, chief of staff of the United Arab Emirates’ Armed Forces, during the Chief of Defense Conference on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 17, 2016. The conference is held annually and brought together senior military leaders from 50 countries to meet and discuss mutual security challenges, improve joint relationships and foster security cooperation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez) CJCS Hosts 2016 CHOD Conference
U.S. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts the Chiefs of Defense Conference on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 17.The conference is held annually and it brought together senior military leaders from about 50 countries to meet and discuss mutual security challenges, improve mutual relationships and foster
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Sparky the Fire Dog, National Fire Protection Association official mascot, greets children during a Fire Prevention Week event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 12, 2016. Families gathered during the event to learn about fire safety from the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron. Activities included coloring in educational books, touring the inside of a rapid intervention vehicle and running through fire response procedures. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) 11 CES sparks fire education on JBA
Sparky the Fire Dog, National Fire Protection Association official mascot, greets children during a Fire Prevention Week event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 12, 2016. Families gathered during the event to learn about fire safety from the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron. Activities included coloring in educational books, touring the inside of a
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Kwami Penty rides in a HUMVEE as part of the “Pilot for a Day” program at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 6, 2016. The event occurs biannually here to indulge children from Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., who are battling serious illnesses in their interest in aviation. Kwami was brought to multiple base agencies for displays, demonstrations and simulations via a HUMVEE ride. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) JBA honors child as ‘Pilot for a Day’
The day was filled with smiles and excitement as Kwami Penty, an 8-year-old diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, became a “Pilot for a Day” and partook in an in-depth tour of Joint Base Andrews, Oct. 6, 2016.The event, sponsored by the Check-6 Foundation, occurs biannually here to indulge children from Children’s National Medical Center in
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Airman 1st Class Austyn Helgeson and Senior Airman Scott Burdick, 11th Wing Civil Engineer firefighters, put out a fire during a live fire exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 7, 2015. The exercise was part of the fire prevention week on JBA. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant/Released) Prevention Week ignites Andrews
The 2016 Fire Prevention Week is being recognized at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Oct. 9 to Oct. 15. The week, run by 11th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, will include a fire department vehicle parade through base housing, fire safety displays, pre-school fire education, live-fire demo, and an open house at Fire Station 2 (schedule in
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