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Joint Base Andrews News
JBA Defenders host 25th anniversary for VSPA
October 17, 2019
— JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The 11th Security Forces Group here hosted the 25th anniversary for the Vietnam Security Police Association, Oct. 10.“We do this to remember our fallen brothers and sisters,” said Jerry Nelson, Vietnam veteran and VSPA president. “We’ve existed for 25 years, and every year we find a time to come together.” This year’s...
Fire Explorer Academy
August 8, 2019
— 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...
Joint Base Andrews hosts 2018 Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony
May 4, 2018
— Joint Base Andrews welcomed 10 community and civic leaders into the 2018 Honorary Commanders Program during an induction ceremony here May 2.The honorary commanders program gives local community leaders the opportunity to understand the mission of the Air Force and the role of JBA in the Department of Defense’s overall mission. It also allows...
USAF Band kicks off 2017 holiday season
December 5, 2017
— To kick off their holiday concert season, the U.S. Air Force Band surprised visitors at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center atrium in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Nov. 29...
Airmen team-up during 2017 Dorm Olympics
October 19, 2017
— JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – More than 100 Airmen from JBA participated in the first ever Dorm Olympics on base, Oct. 13. “The event was created as a morale event for dorm residents,” said Staff Sgt. Leighton Bryan, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron facility maintenance team NCO in charge. “It was aimed at creating competition, building team work and,...
JBA kicks off 2017 air show
September 15, 2017
— Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, kicked off the 2017 Andrews Air Show: Air and Space Expo, Sept. 15...
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 Support 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...
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...
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
AF Band tour honors vets, inspires patriotism
November 1, 2016
— The U.S. Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants Fall 2016 Tour concluded Oct. 29 after a 10-day performance-filled trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania.Tours are held biannually to connect with the American public in various ways.“We do these tours threefold,” said Maj. Matthew Henry, U.S. Air Force Band director of staff and associate conductor. “We...
JBA holds body camera test for SFS evidence
October 26, 2016
— Members of the 11th Security Forces Squadron began using body worn cameras here Oct. 26, 2016 to further develop Air Force security forces evidence-collecting capabilities.The implementation of the devices is part of a Headquarters Air Force dictated test plan to determine which kind of camera will best suit the service’s defenders and their...
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...
JBA honors child as ‘Pilot for a Day’
October 7, 2016
— The day was filled with smiles and excitement as Kwami Penty, an 8-year-old diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, became a “Pilot for a Day” and partook in an in-depth tour of Joint Base Andrews, Oct. 6, 2016.The event, sponsored by the Check-6 Foundation, occurs biannually here to indulge children from Children’s National Medical Center in...