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JBA Defenders host 25th anniversary for VSPA
October 17, 2019
Vietnam Security Police Association members, their family members and Joint Base Andrews Airmen stand for the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 10, 2019. The VSPA visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and JBA as they celebrated their 25th anniversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Fire Explorer Academy
August 8, 2019
Tristan Jolley, Fire Explorer Academy cadet, opens a fire truck door during an exercise on Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 27, 2019. On the final day of the academy, Jolley and 10 other cadets demonstrated the skills they learned during the 6-day long program.

Joint Base Andrews hosts 2018 Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony
May 4, 2018
Induction Ceremony

USAF Band kicks off 2017 holiday season
December 5, 2017
Timpani Player

Airmen team-up during 2017 Dorm Olympics
October 19, 2017
Airmen play volleyball

JBA kicks off 2017 air show
September 15, 2017

Honor Guard marches in Old Town Saint Paddy’s Day Parade
March 6, 2017
The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stands in formation prior to marching in the 2017 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Alexandria, Va., March 4, 2017. The group marched alongside the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine honor guards for the half-mile-long parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)

Military working dogs support JBA DV's
December 9, 2016
Staff Sgt. Derek Scrivener, 11th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, sits for a photo while waiting to complete a practice sweep with MWD Lenox the passenger terminal on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 8, 2016.  MWD’s work as force multipliers, using their senses in low-visibility situations to acknowledge things a handler might not see. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

AF Band creates holiday music for National Tree lighting
December 2, 2016
The National Christmas Tree remains unlit before the 2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 2016. The annual tree lighting tradition began in 1923 and has continued every year since. This year’s event included performances from a variety of artists, a storybook reading, and a speech by President Barack Obama. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)

Max Impact performs at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
December 2, 2016
A child watches the U.S. Air Force’s premier rock band, Max Impact, from the second floor of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2016. The band performed several times throughout the afternoon, playing several holiday favorites. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

Ready, aim, fire
November 10, 2016
Airman Gabrielle Spalding, 11th Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hangs up a target during the 2nd Annual Excellence in Competition on Joint Base Andrews, Nov. 8, 2016. Service members were broken into relays to allow everyone who signed up the chance to participate and test their marksmanship, with each member shooting 30 rounds from a Beretta M9 pistol. Targets were scored by combat arms instructors, and then compared to determine the best marksman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

AF Band tour honors vets, inspires patriotism
November 1, 2016
Col. Larry H. Lang, U.S. Air Force Band conductor and commander, conducts the group during a Fall 2016 Tour performance in Pittsburgh, Oct. 29, 2016. The band travelled from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh during a 10-day trek through the two states to inspire patriotism, honor veterans and represent the U.S. Air Force throughout the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)

JBA holds body camera test for SFS evidence
October 26, 2016
Airman 1st Class Sarah Shepherd, left, and Staff Sgt. Sawyer Fox, right, 11th Security Forces Squadron response force leaders, display the wear of body cameras at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 4, 2016. JBA defenders began donning the body worn cameras Oct. 26 as part of a six-month-long Air Force-level test to determine which product to use. The cameras will be evaluated on their video quality, usefulness, and how they can be better utilized. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)

11 CES sparks fire education on JBA
October 13, 2016
Sparky the Fire Dog, National Fire Protection Association official mascot, greets children during a Fire Prevention Week event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 12, 2016. Families gathered during the event to learn about fire safety from the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron. Activities included coloring in educational books, touring the inside of a rapid intervention vehicle and running through fire response procedures. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)

JBA honors child as ‘Pilot for a Day’
October 7, 2016
Kwami Penty rides in a HUMVEE as part of the “Pilot for a Day” program at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 6, 2016. The event occurs biannually here to indulge children from Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., who are battling serious illnesses in their interest in aviation. Kwami was brought to multiple base agencies for displays, demonstrations and simulations via a HUMVEE ride. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)