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June 23, 2020

Armory Maintains the Mission during COVID-19

The 316th Security Support Squadron armory ensures the defenders are armed and ready to support the mission.

May 21, 2020

Clinic patients urged to use virtual messaging tool

COVID-19 pandemic safeguards are well established on base to enable Airmen to seek necessary healthcare, according to Col. Andrew Purath, Joint Base Andrews and 11th Wing commander.

May 14, 2020

America's Airman: Ms. Robin Wood

This week's America's Airman is Ms. Robin Wood.

April 24, 2020

Finding Essential Supplies in Unconventional Places

DELIVER DEFENDER EXCELLENCE | The 11th Security Support Squadron continues to provide mission support thanks to assistance from a local business.

April 24, 2020

Maintaining the Mission during COVID-19: Lodging

SUPPORT | The 11th Force Support Squadron Lodging continues to support mission readiness by providing lodging to mission essential personnel.

Dec. 12, 2019

First sergeant overcomes adversity; retires with former diamond

As Senior Master Sgt. Steven Bradley speaks during a resiliency lunch at the Club on Joint Base Andrews last month, the door in the back of the room slowly creaks open and a group of eager smiling faces walks in with gift in hand.Bradley, an 11th Medical Support Squadron patient, wasn’t aware but he was about to receive his diamond signifying him

Oct. 17, 2019

JBA Defenders host 25th anniversary for VSPA

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.  -- The 11th Security Forces Group here hosted the 25th anniversary for the Vietnam Security Police Association, Oct. 10.“We do this to remember our fallen brothers and sisters,” said Jerry Nelson, Vietnam veteran and VSPA president. “We’ve existed for 25 years, and every year we find a time to come together.”  This year’s

Oct. 4, 2019

America’s Airman: Airman 1st Class Jose Avila

(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?El Paso, TexasWhy do you serve?I tried school but didn’t like it and I didn’t want to be stuck doing nothing so I joined the Air Force to become more disciplined and better myself.How does your job impact the wing’s mission?I make sure our member’s at the

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

June 4, 2019

New X-Ray system increases safety on JBA

On June 3, 2019, JBA installed a Z Portal Vehicle X-Ray, used to conduct a more thorough search of commercial vehicles entering the installation.