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Joint Base Andrews News
Joint Base Andrews' namesake, World War II bomber crew honored in Iceland
May 5, 2023
— Icelandic and U.S. citizens held a ceremony on May 3, 2023, to mark the 80th anniversary of the B-24 Liberator bomber “Hot Stuff” crash that killed 14 of its 15 passengers and crew, including Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews...
Inaugural STEAM competition pushes local students above and beyond
April 21, 2023
— More than 100 students from local high schools attended the base's inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math Competition and Exhibition, April 20, 2023. ...
JBA welcomes new honorary commanders
March 3, 2023
— JBA welcomed 16 community and civic leaders into the 2023 Honorary Commanders Program during an induction ceremony at The Club at Andrews on March 2, 2023. The JBA Honorary Commander Program has been in existence for almost 20 years to allow communication and partnerships between key leaders of the base and surrounding community...
JBA, JBAB rideshare program goes live
February 28, 2023
— Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., paired together to kick off a new program allowing the rideshare company Uber to transport passengers with installation access to and from the bases starting March 1, 2023. ...
JBA Pre-Raven Course prepares candidates for mental, physical challenges
February 3, 2023
— Security Forces is the largest career field in the Air Force, with thousands of Airmen protecting military bases around the world. Among the masses are small groups of defenders that carry a special title, an achievement that requires hours of intense training, immense physical strength and mental fortitude. These Airmen are known as Phoenix Ravens. ...
JBA hosts National Mentorship Month panel
January 23, 2023
— January is National Mentoring Month and Andrews brought together base leadership for a panel offering a unique perspective on career goals, motivation, and challenges one faces while advancing their personal development journey, Jan. 23, 2023...
JBA leadership prepares for winter
November 8, 2022
— Approximately 40 senior leaders from across Joint Base Andrews gathered for an in-depth discussion about preparations and responsibilities for the upcoming winter season at JBA, Md., Nov. 7, 2022...
JBA and 316th Wing change command
June 30, 2022
— Col. Todd Randolph accepted command of the 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews, Md. from Col. Tyler Schaff during a change of command ceremony at JBA on June 30, 2022...
June 16, 2022
— Juneteenth National Independence Day, also known as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, and Black Independence Day, is now observed for celebrating black culture...
Project GO offers 316th Wing career field shadowing
June 8, 2022
— Project Griffin Overwatch (GO), a new job shadowing program, began on Joint Base Andrews on May 1, 2022...
Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders tour 316th Wing
April 12, 2022
— Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews installation commander, hosted a tour of the 1st Helicopter Squadron for the JBA Honorary Commanders (HCCs) on April 4, 2022...
MWD team attends training, furthers capabilities
April 8, 2022
— The 316th Security Support Squadron’s military working dog section attended an interagency training to enhance Joint Base Andrews’ MWD explosive detection capabilities at Thomas A. Edison High School in Alexandria, VA., Apr. 6, 2022. Security forces Airmen had the opportunity to train on 12 different types of explosive components...
Washington Nationals invite NCR service members for stadium workout
November 9, 2021
— Military personnel from around the National Capital Region, including members from the 113th Air Refueling Wing, the 316th Wing, and the 316 Civil Engineer Squadron, came together bright and early to participate in a group workout on Nov. 1, 2021 at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C...
AFDW Chaplain Corps hosts immersion, awards presentation at JBA
June 3, 2021
— The Air Force District of Washington Command Chaplain Corps’ office paired with the 316th Wing Chaplain Corps to host their annual educational immersion course and awards ceremony to recognize the Air Force District of Washington Chaplains and Religious Affairs Airmen on May 18, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews...
First joint Spark Tank fosters creative solutions
April 7, 2021
— The SparkX Cell Innovation and Idea Center on Joint Base Andrews held its first ever joint 316th Wing and 89th Airlift Wing Spark Tank on March 26, 2021. ...
CMSAF gets immersed in JBA’s innovations
March 10, 2021
— From left, Chief Master Sgt. Nathaniel Perry, U.S. Air Force first sergeant special duty manager, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ezekiel Ross, 316th Wing command chief, attend briefings by various members of JBA senior leadership at the SparkX Cell Innovation and Idea Center during the CMSAF’s tour, Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 4, 2021. Senior leadership from multiple squadrons such as 316th Security Forces Group and 316th Medical Support Group came to brief on their mission roles and innovative ideas they would like to push...
Retired chief talks about resilience
March 2, 2021
— Airmen from the 316th Wing attended an in-person and virtual professional development seminar Feb. 26, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md...
POTUS gives farewell speech at JBA
January 21, 2021
— President Donald J. Trump and his family arrive at Joint Base Andrews, Md., for Trump's farewell ceremony, Jan. 20, 2021...
JBA first responders are base’s first recipients of historic COVID-19 vaccine
December 31, 2020
— Members from the 316th Medical Group administered the new Moderna COVID-19 vaccine here, Dec. 30, 2020...
JBA hosts multiagency forensic training
November 20, 2020
— The 2nd Field Investigative Squadron, 7th Field Investigative Squadron, 316th Wing Security Forces Group and Judge Advocates from the 316th Wing Legal Office participated in a two-day multiagency forensic and witness testimony training at Joint Base Andrews on Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 2020...
Technical sergeant selects announced
August 27, 2020
— Air Force officials released the names of staff sergeants selected for promotion to technical sergeant Aug. 24, including 116 Airmen here...
Spring changes in the air: JBA says goodbye to 11th Wing, welcomes 316th
June 9, 2020
— As the temperature begins to rise and flowers blossom to their full extent, it becomes evident seasonal change is in the air. With summer months approaching, military families globally gear up for permanent change of station season. This summer, families aren’t the only ones preparing for adjustments. Joint Base Andrews is going through a spring change of its own as it says goodbye to the prestigious 11th Wing and welcomes the 316th Wing. ...