Tag: Airmen

July 19, 2018

Air Force wins inaugural MLB All-Star Armed Services Classic championship

Relive the Air Force's 9-2 victory over the Army in the inaugural MLB All-Star Armed Services Classic. 

June 4, 2018

NCR Airmen win first two games during opening day of Armed Services Classic

The National Capital Region Air Force softball team won their first two games during the preliminary round of the Armed Services Classic tournament at Ryan Zimmerman Field in Washington, D.C., June 2, 2018. They beat team Army 16-15 and team Coast Guard 25-10 to vault into first place after the opening day. The second day of the tournament was

May 9, 2018

Monument dedication honors JBA namesake

Officials unveiled a memorial monument May 3 dedicated to Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews and crew members of the B-24 Liberator, “Hot Stuff,” which crashed on nearby Mt. Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 75 years before.

April 20, 2018

Airman revives JBA designated driver program

Airman 1st Class Nala Cormier was 11 years old on the day she heard sudden, frantic noises of hysteria and dismay outside her Church Point, Louisiana, home. She followed the sounds until she found the source – her older sister holding her toddler son in her arms, wailing. “A drunk driver swerved into our yard,” Cormier said. "They hit my nephew and kept driving. He was only three years old. He didn’t make it.”

Sept. 18, 2017

America’s Airfield showcases 70 years of air superiority

The 2017 JBA Air Show: America’s Air and Space Expo, which was held from Sept 15 to 17, commemorated the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Birthday by highlighting decades of breaking barriers

Sept. 14, 2017

AF Tattoo celebrates heritage, teamwork, innovation

Members with the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard and Band perform during the U.S. Air Force Tattoo at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., Sept. 13, 2017. Service members from across the National Capital Region attended the tattoo in commemoration of the Air Force’s 70th anniversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Sept. 14, 2017

AFRH: Happy 70th Birthday U.S. Air Force!

Joint Base Andrews members and veterans celebrated the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7.

Jan. 17, 2017

Airmen assist in Meal Prep for Inaugural Parade Participants

U.S. Air Force Band members and a few Airmen form Joint Base Andrews, Md., assist in meal preparation at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Jan. 13. Approximately 300 bags were pre-packed for the band, Air Force Reserve, and Air Force Guard to eat during the inaugural parade rehearsal, Jan. 15.

Jan. 17, 2017

Airmen gear up for Inauguration

Base members attend the cordon rehearsal in preparation for the 58th Presidential Inauguration at Joint Base Andrews, Jan. 12. There will be more than 1,500 military members forming the street cordon and lining the inaugural parade route to render honors to the commander in chief, Jan. 20.

Jan. 13, 2017

744th CS prepares for the 58th Presidential Inauguration

The 744th Communication Squadron is preparing to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Joint Base Andrews, Jan. 20.One hundred and thirty four Airmen assigned to the 744th CS are preparing equipment such as land mobile radios, cyber domain desk, and a mobile command post ready for Media Day, inaugural parade, and former U.S. president