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March 16, 2017

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.

Feb. 16, 2017

JBA preps for CMSAF Transition Ceremony

Senior Airman Ivan Abrev, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron structural journeyman, uses a measuring tape at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 16, 2017. Abrev measured several distances within a hangar to determine where to place an F-16 Fighting Falcon display and U.S. flags in preparation for the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Transition Ceremony.

Feb. 1, 2017

Home schooling semester begins on base

Andrews Home Educators is slated to begin its second semester at JBA’s Youth Center, Feb. 2, 2017. AHE is a base cooperative support group set up for families of active duty members, retirees and DoD employees who desire to have their children educated at home.

Jan. 26, 2017

JBA partner brings fuel to the fight

Every few seconds, wind gusts whip past him as he clasps an orange signal wand in each hand, placing them behind his back. Senior Airman Jaramie York, 459th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainer, stands motionless on the flightline at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, as temperatures approach freezing on a December day. York is one of more than 1,300 citizen Airmen and civilian employees assigned to the 459th Air Refueling Wing, an Air Force Reserve mission partner of the 11th Wing.

Jan. 12, 2017

JBA leadership hears Airmen’s feedback

Various infrastructure renovations, facility repairs and equipment upgrades have taken place here in the past couple of years as a means to improve quality of life on base.

Dec. 22, 2016

AF members educate youth at career day

Airmen from Joint Base Andrews and the National Capital Region volunteered to speak with students at Charles Carroll Middle School in New Carrollton, Maryland, during their Career and Technical Education Fair, Dec. 21, 2016. During the career fair, students heard from individuals in an array of career fields in hopes of opening their eyes to future

Dec. 21, 2016

JBA's 89th AW supports First Family's final flight of 2016

The 89th Airlift Wing supported President Barack Obama’s final flight for the year on Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 16, 2016. The First Lady accompanied President Obama along with their two daughters to his native-state of Hawaii for the holiday season.

Dec. 15, 2016

New EO process cuts complaint resolution time

Federal employees and applicants for civilian employment at Joint Base Andrews, Md., who file workplace complaints through the 11th Wing Equal Opportunity Office, may now see the resolution process shorten from several years to just a few months.

Dec. 9, 2016

AF band plays at U.S. Capitol ceremony

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is lit during a ceremony while the U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Brass Band performs several classic Christmas standards on the Capitol’s West Front Lawn, Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2016. The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will remain lit from nightfall until 11 p.m. each evening through December 25, 2016.

Dec. 6, 2016

JBA Airmen, families treated to special holiday ‘cheer’

National Football League cheerleaders from the Kansas City Chiefs visited JBA for a military appreciation event Dec. 3, 2016.