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Oct. 17, 2019

JBA Defenders host 25th anniversary for VSPA

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

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 4, 2018

Joint Base Andrews hosts 2018 Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony

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

Dec. 5, 2017

USAF Band kicks off 2017 holiday season

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.

Oct. 19, 2017

Airmen team-up during 2017 Dorm Olympics

 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,

Sept. 15, 2017

JBA kicks off 2017 air show

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, kicked off the 2017 Andrews Air Show: Air and Space Expo, Sept. 15.

March 6, 2017

Honor Guard marches in Old Town Saint Paddy’s Day Parade

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)

Dec. 9, 2016

Military working dogs support JBA DV's

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

Dec. 2, 2016

AF Band creates holiday music for National Tree lighting

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.

Dec. 2, 2016

Max Impact performs at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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)