Tag: JBA

Nov. 5, 2019

New ground transportation facility brings 11th LRS back together

Earlier this summer, Joint Base Andrews started construction on a new building to house the 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron.

Oct. 3, 2019

Same team, different uniform: The story of an Iraqi translator who became an American Airman

In 2003, Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa was not Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa. He was a 21-year-old Iraqi student of technology at a university in Baghdad.That’s when American and coalition forces arrived to overthrow the Iraqi government, turning Baghdad a war zone. Like many young men and women in Baghdad, Shnawa fled the city, bound for western

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

June 14, 2019

JBA hosts 2019 Small Business Summit

Joint Base Andrews hosted the 2019 Small Business Summit here, June 13, 2019.

June 4, 2019

New X-Ray system increases safety on JBA

On June 3, 2019, JBA installed a Z Portal Vehicle X-Ray, used to conduct a more thorough search of commercial vehicles entering the installation.

May 30, 2019

Memorial Day remembrance

In the spring of 1865, the U.S. Civil War ended with a devastating loss for America -- more lives were claimed than any other conflict in U.S. history.

May 10, 2019

Golden Knights kick-off the JBA Air Show

The U.S. Army Golden Knights conducted a show at the "Legends in Flight" JBA Air & Space Expo at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 10, 2019.

May 8, 2019

Blue Angels prep for JBA Air Show

The Blue Angel’s C-130T Hercules “Fat Albert” and the remaining Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornets arrived ahead of the "Legends in Flight" Air & Space Expo at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 8, 2019.

April 26, 2019

JBA celebrates Arbor Day with two more trees

Members from Joint Base Andrews and the local community joined 11th Wing leadership to celebrate Arbor Day at JBA, April 26, 2019.

April 18, 2019

What is readiness? The DORE was one example

Roughly a week later, 11th Wing Inspector General staff and leaders across the installation are evaluating the overall success of the deployment operational readiness exercise we conducted here April 11, 2019.