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Nov. 18, 2016

Imagine Andrews to launch enrollment lottery

Imagine Andrews Public Charter School is scheduled to hold a lottery for military families to enroll their children for the 2017 school year.

Nov. 14, 2016

Iconic Trumpeter plays Jazz with Air Force Band

The Air Force Band Airmen of Note played alongside Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016.In 1990, the Airmen of Note established the jazz heritage series, featuring the “Note” in concert with legendary icons of jazz.Each year the series is

Nov. 1, 2016

Submerged training

Flight crew members from the National Capital Region take part in Water Survival Training and Helicopter Emergency Egress Device Training at Prince George’s Community College’s Robert I. Bickford Natatorium in Largo, Md., Oct. 27 and 28, 2016. The Water Survival Training, lead by 89th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and

Oct. 26, 2016

Jazz Icon Highlights AF Band Performance

Cyrus Chestnut, jazz pianist, meets with Col. E. John Teichert, Joint Base Andrews and 11th Wing commander, and concert attendees, during a 2016 Jazz Heritage Series performance at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Oct. 21, 2016. Each year, a Jazz Heritage Series performance features a legendary icon of jazz. Chestnut has

Oct. 19, 2016

Labor and management coming together

Col. E. John Teichert, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, and Ramona Hawkins, Joint Base Andrews’ American Federation of Government Employees 1401 president, signed a Labor-Management Forum Charter Oct. 11, 2016. The charter was signed to signify the establishment of a cooperative and productive forum between labor and management relations

Oct. 17, 2016

CJCS Hosts 2016 CHOD Conference

U.S. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts the Chiefs of Defense Conference on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 17.The conference is held annually and it brought together senior military leaders from about 50 countries to meet and discuss mutual security challenges, improve mutual relationships and foster

Oct. 4, 2016

Be wise, immunize

Installation leadership received their immunization to kick-off the flu shot drive on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3.Flu shots reduces a person's chances of contracting the influenza virus and military members are required to receive an annual vaccination.A base-wide vaccination drive for retirees, active duty and dependents is slated for Oct.

Oct. 4, 2016

11 CES suits up for HAZMAT training

Readiness and emergency managers and firefighters with the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron dressed in zip lock sealed suits, oxygen masks and rubber boots to kick off hazardous material training on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 29.The course is designed to teach emergency responders how to respond to HAZMAT leaks, spills and accidents capable of

Sept. 30, 2016

11 CES and 11 SFG conclude NPM with 5K

The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted a National Preparedness Month 5k at the West Fitness Center on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 30, 2016.NPM provides a chance for emergency responders to reach out to the community and inform them of actions to take for situations such as a natural disaster, active shooter or terrorist attack.More than 50

Sept. 20, 2016

JBA welcomes NATO Air Chiefs

The NATO Air Chiefs’ plane is ushered in after arriving at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 18, 2016. They arrived in the U.S. for the semi-annual NATO Air Chiefs Symposium to discuss air and space power.