Tag: JBA

May 4, 2018

JBA celebrates 75th anniversary

JBA celebrated its 75th anniversary of serving the National Capital Region by hosting an event for service members here, May 2. The event, which featured guest speakers and performances by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard drill team and the U.S. Air Force’s Premier Rock Band Max Impact, commemorated the installation’s history of readiness and response.

April 25, 2018

JBA raises awareness for child abuse prevention

In addition to being National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child, April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the JBA Family Advocacy Program has been busy. To increase attention on the cause, the folks there have been planting pinwheel gardens around the base, teaching students in the child development centers about emotional awareness and providing information to service members and their families on the services that the FAP provides.

Feb. 2, 2018

JBA CATM instructors keep Airmen ready

Joint Base Andrews Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors keep Airmen ready by conducting weapon qualification courses. The training helps Airmen with their weapon proficiency.

Jan. 29, 2018

11th WG Airmen step up ATSO training

11th Wing Airmen participate in the Ability to Survive and Operate exercise.The ATSO exercise was comprised of several stages, including holding DFPs, applying self-aid buddy care, properly donning mission oriented protective posture gear, and identifying and cordoning off unexploded ordnances. The ATSO was designed to be as realistic as possible to increase quality of training.

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.

Nov. 17, 2017

Warrior CARE week shows strength through teamwork

Team Andrews partnered with the U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program for the North East Warrior CARE Event, held at Joint Base Andrews and Oxon Hill, Maryland, Nov. 13 through 17.

Sept. 16, 2017

CSAF visits JBA Air Show

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David L. Goldfein shakes hands with Col. E. John Teichert, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, outside of the passenger terminal on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 15, 2017. Goldfein and his wife, Dawn, visited JBA during the first day of the Joint Base Andrews Air Show, commemorating the Air Force's

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.

July 10, 2017

811 OG passes the guidon

Members of the Joint Base Andrews Base Honor Guard display the colors during the 811th Operations Group change of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 7, 2017. Col. Scott A. Grundahl relieved Col. Fred C. Koegler III as commander of the 811th OG. The group consists of the 811th Operations Support Squadron and the 1st Helicopter

May 2, 2017

Carolyn the Conqueror

To honor and highlight Carolyn’s valiant battle against cancer, Joint Base Andrews teamed up with the Check-6 Foundation, a local non-profit, to make her Pilot for a Day.