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From Maj. Glenn Miller’s Birthplace Museum in the town of Clarinda, Iowa: In 1944, three years into the U.S.’ involvement in World War II, Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band opened with their song “Moonlight Serenade” in a giant steel hangar on Thurleigh Army Air Force Base, Europe. Over 3,000 men with the Eighth Air Force sat on the dirt floor, on
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. Malcolm Grow Medical Clinic celebrates 60 years of patient care
Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center celebrated 60 years of patient care during an anniversary event here May 10, where service members recalled past accomplishments and looked to future ones. “I just owe so much thanks to the former commanders," said Col. Leslie Knight, 11th Medical Group commander. "It is the foundation they laid that
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Cheerleader and child reading JBA youth compete in Redskins program
Ashley Cottrell, left, Washington Redskins cheerleader, reads a book to Rodney Chapman, participant, during the Salute to Redskins Read at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 9, 2017. In an effort to make reading more fun for elementary students, the Redskins Charitable Foundation created the Redskins Read Program focusing on a playbook for students to
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Airmen play volleyball 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,
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Interview JBA kicks off 2017 air show
Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, kicked off the 2017 Andrews Air Show: Air and Space Expo, Sept. 15.
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A U.S. Special Sports Association Military World Series ring rests in a glove on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 23, 2017. Approximately 20 women from the National Capital Region who make up the Lady Not Forgotten softball team brought back the winning title from the tournament held every year in August in Augusta, Ga., Aug. 14. NCR home to USSSA Military World Series champions
Approximately 20 women from various U.S. Military branches and dependents from the National Capital Region, who make up the Lady Not Forgotten softball team, brought back the title from the annual U.S. Special Sports Association Military World Series in Augusta, Ga., Aug. 14.   The team played in several tournaments, both civilian and military, and
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Joint Base Andrews Fire Explorer Academy cadets test hose lines during a training exercise. JBA Fire Explorer Academy brings the 'heat'
Smoke bellows out of a building on a hot summer day as two teenagers dressed in full firefighting gear charge in as part of a Joint Base Andrews Fire Explorer Academy search and rescue exercise.The training was part of an FEA course here that allowed six cadets, from 14 to 18 years old, to experience what it is like to be an Air Force
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Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, U.S. Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services deputy chief of staff, speaks to Team Andrews members at the Women’s History Luncheon at The Club at Andrews on Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 10, 2017. During the event, Grosso spoke on this year’s topic “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Business and Labor,” as well as the importance of diversity and service. Honoring trailblazing women in business and labor
Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, U.S. Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services deputy chief of staff, spoke to approximately 50 military members and DOD civilians attended the Women’s History Month luncheon at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 10.
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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) AF Band tour honors vets, inspires patriotism
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
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