Tag: Air Force

March 2, 2021

Retired chief talks about resilience

Airmen from the 316th Wing attended an in-person and virtual professional development seminar Feb. 26, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Jan. 21, 2021

POTUS gives farewell speech at JBA

President Donald J. Trump and his family arrive at Joint Base Andrews, Md., for Trump's farewell ceremony, Jan. 20, 2021.

March 26, 2020

DISA renews antivirus software license agreement helping teleworkers keep machines safe at home

The DOD Antivirus Software License Agreement with McAfee allows active Department of Defense employees to utilize the antivirus software for home use.

Jan. 27, 2020

USAF Band kicks off 2020 Guest Artist Series

The U.S. Air Force Concert Band performed with classical and jazz pianist Aaron Diehl for the first installment of the Guest Artist Series Jan. 23, 2020, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.

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

May 22, 2019

Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks reflecting on her tenure as Air Force secretary

She praised the skill and dedication of Airmen while comparing lessons learned from gardening as a corollary for the qualities that make for good leaders and an effective Air Force secretary. You need a plan, she said; you need friends to help, meaning allies, and “as long as it’s safe, let people tinker with the tools.”

May 16, 2019

Air Force leaders strengthen community ties, engage students at JB Andrews Air & Space Expo

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson delivered opening remarks for this year’s biennial three-day event, which focused on JB Andrews’ partnership and mentorship with local schools against a backdrop of more than 30 STEM exhibits designed to engage and inspire some 7,000 students.

March 18, 2019

K9 Chronicles

How long have you been working with the dog?- February of 2018How do you like working with him? - I love it. I always have someone to talk to, whether he’s listening or not. I get to see the work we put in. If he has an issue with something, we spend time to fix the issue and you can see the progression of the work you put in.Take me through the

Dec. 14, 2018

18 AF leadership visits 89 AW Airmen

Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief, visited the 89th Airlift Wing at JBA, Md., Dec. 11-13.

June 28, 2018

Watch that C-4

The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a simulted unexploded ordnance exercise here June 26, 2018. The tranining was to help them prepare for a potential chemical leak when handling explosive ordnance. EOD Airmen are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosives and support and execute Department of Defense contingencies worldwide.