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Tag: 1st heli

1st Heli staying ready for anything
September 24, 2021
The 1st Helicopter Squadron along with firefighters from the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron held a live rescue and egress training on the flightline, Sept. 16, 2021.

316th Operations Group hosts immersion tour for CMSAF Bass
November 24, 2020
U.S. Air Force Col Tyler Schaff and Chief Master Sgt. Ezekiel Ross, 316th Wing Commander and Command Chief, welcome Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, and Chief Master Sgt. Nathaniel Perry, Air Force First Sgt. Special Duty Manager, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 23, 2020. Bass and her team attended the 316th Operations Group’s immersion tour. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kaylea Berry)

America’s Airfield showcases 70 years of air superiority
September 18, 2017

811 OG passes the guidon
July 10, 2017
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 Squadron both of which provide the National Capital Region with continuous rotary-wing contingency response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Hurd)

Mission controllers keep 1st HS flying
December 19, 2016
Tech Sgt. Jake Wireman, 1st Helicopter Squadron NCO in charge of console operations, and Tech. Sgt. Angeline Mahoney, 1st HS support flight chief and mission controller, relay information to the UH-1N Iroquois aircrews at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 7, 2016. Wireman and Mahoney are part of a team of nine Airmen that comprises the 1st HS mission control, following flights and relaying critical information to aircrews to complete their mission. The team was awarded the 2015 Small Unit Command Post of the Year based on excellence in mission accomplishment, performance and recognition of command post controllers, and training recognition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rustie Kramer)

Blessing the heli
September 7, 2016
Capt. Sarah Morris, 11th Wing chaplain, blesses a UH-1N Huey on the flightline at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 31, 2016. Chaplains bless aircraft with hopes to keep Airmen and aircraft safe through their time in service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)