Tag: JBA

May 12, 2022

JBA's EMEDS training prepares medical personnel for deployments

Military medical personnel from across the United States participated in the final day of an Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 12, 2022. The entire exercise allowed for the military personnel to hone their skills in a controlled environment so they are prepared for stressful emergency military medicine situations.

April 11, 2022

Accelerating change at JBA’s SparkX Cell

The SparkX Cell Innovation and Idea Center has been using creative ways to enhance the skills of Airmen and improve units on Joint Base Andrews by allowing personnel to chase after innovative solutions since January 25, 2019.

March 29, 2022

JBA hosts Senior Master Sergeant Release Ceremony

Newly selected Senior Master Sergeants from Joint Base Andrews celebrated during a ceremony March 25, 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

Feb. 7, 2022

Joint Base Andrews moves to Health Protection Condition Bravo

Due to a decrease in COVID-19 numbers throughout Maryland and the National Capital Region, Joint Base Andrews moved to Health Protection Condition Bravo today.

Nov. 18, 2021

CSAF visits JBA to engage with America’s Airmen

On 17 Nov., 2021, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. visited JBA to engage with America’s Airmen.

June 23, 2021

Detachment 5's new leader assumes command

Janeva R. Maxson assumed command of Detachment 5, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 17, 2021. The 316th Wing hosted the leadership transition.

May 7, 2021

Month of the Military Child: recognizing contributions from military children

Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, and his wife, Ellen Schaff, visit Child Development Center 3 to read books to the children and spend time with them as a thank you, April 28, 2021, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. Sponsored by the Department of Defense Military Community and Family Policy, the Month of the Military Child is a time to applaud military families and their children for the daily sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome.

May 6, 2021

Earth Week at JBA features clean-up, hazardous waste collection

Airmen gather trash during Earth Week, April 28, 2021, near Joint Base Andrews, Md. Properly disposing of trash helps keep natural spaces green, prevents wildlife from being exposed to potential hazards, and allows Airmen to give back to the local community. Earth Week 2021 events included hosting an electronics and household hazardous waste recycling location, trash clean-up on and off base, and planting trees.

April 7, 2021

First joint Spark Tank fosters creative solutions

The SparkX Cell Innovation and Idea Center on Joint Base Andrews held its first ever joint 316th Wing and 89th Airlift Wing Spark Tank on March 26, 2021.

April 5, 2021

Honors, recognition given to Vietnam Veterans at JBA during national observance

Members from the 316th Wing honored Vietnam War veterans on base for Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29, 2021.