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N/A Florence update: New track means base stays in HurCon 4
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- Based on the latest forecasts for Hurricane Florence, the installation will remain in Hurricane Condition 4, instead of moving into Hurricane Condition 3.The HURCON 4 declaration yesterday directed personnel to continue specific emergency preparations according to established guidelines and checklists. Those preparations
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N/A JBA commander: Florence expected to impact JBA within 72 hours
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing Commander, has officially declared Hurricane Condition 4 for the base, which means there is a possibility for winds greater than 39 miles per hour within the next 72 hours.The current forecast calls for negligible impacts to day-to-day operations on JBA, but the HURCON 4 declaration directs
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Default Air Force Logo Commander declares HurCon 5 for JBA
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – In preparation of expected high winds and significant rainfall in the next 96 hours, Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing commander, has officially declared Hurricane Condition 5 for Joint Base Andrews with tropical storm or hurricane conditions expected to affect the base within 96 hours.Hurricane Florence is currently located
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Members of the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, stand on the flight line in front of a 459th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 9, 2017. Aircrews from the 459th ARW picked up the guardsmen at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, earlier in the day due to the threat of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brent A. Skeen) ANG and Reserve join forces to outrun Hurricane Irma
Although not faced directly with Hurricane Irma’s dangerous effects, Airmen with the 459th Air Refueling Wing here had a positive impact on their National Guard counterparts who were in the storm’s path.Prior to the monthly unit training assembly weekend, aircraft maintainers from the 459th ARW were preparing three of its KC-135R Stratotanker
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