Joint Base Andrews News

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JBA's EMEDS training prepares medical personnel for deployments
May 12, 2022
Joint Base Andrews medical personnel practice tactical combat casualty care during the Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at JBA, Md., May 5, 2022.

Clinic patients urged to use virtual messaging tool
May 21, 2020
The Air Force Medical Service offers a secure messaging platform for patients and families to communicate safely, securely and conveniently with their Air Force providers. (Courtesy Graphic)

Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine
July 17, 2018
Maj. Shane Runyon (right), Baltimore’s Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS) program deputy director, and Master Sgt. Sean Patterson, a respiratory therapist and superintendent of C-STARS Baltimore, set up for patient arrival at the Trauma Resuscitation Unit (TRU) at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, June 13, 2018. The U.S. Air Force’s C-STARS Baltimore program partners with the R Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center to ensure medical Airmen train on the latest trauma care techniques. These techniques prepare medical Airmen to treat trauma patients in a deployed setting. (Courtesy photo)

JBA Fire Explorer Academy brings the 'heat'
August 2, 2017
Joint Base Andrews Fire Explorer Academy cadets test hose lines during a training exercise.

Melanoma: the 'ugly duckling' lesion
July 24, 2017

Fight the bite
June 9, 2017
Airman 1st Class Kofi Adansi, 779th Medical Group public health technician, inspects mosquitos with a microscope at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 8, 2017. The mosquitoes are then sent off to a lab where they are tested for diseases native to the area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

AF medical support during inauguration
January 18, 2017
Adam Buckley, left, HC Standard customer service engineer, and Stan Kuzia, HC Standard managing director, instruct a classroom of military medical personnel on how to use HC Standard at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Va., Jan. 13, 2017. The mobile healthcare medical triage and tracking system is a new application that will be used by military and civilian first responders for the 58th Presidential Inauguration to collect medical information and create a common operating picture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

JBA hosts media day
January 17, 2017
Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Valadie, U.S. Air Force Band drum major, poses for a portrait during media day at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Jan. 13, 2017. Valadie, is responsible for leading the band during ceremonial processions, and is the seventh drum major in its history. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie Morris)

Hygienists keep JBA smiling
January 9, 2017
Master Sgt. Millicent Cavazos, 779th Medical Group dental squadron dental hygienist, disinfects and sanitizes a room for a patient to receive a dental cleaning at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 6, 2017. The dental clinic now sees patients in the new edition to Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center as well as their former clinic to maximize efficiency for patients. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

Bio Airmen better JBA
December 8, 2016
2nd Lt. Amanda Daley, 79th Medical Wing critical care nurse, tries on a gas mask during her gas mask fit test at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 6, 2016. Bioenvironmental technicians at JBA are on track to provide approximately 1,000 gas mask fittings to service members from five different installations by the end of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)