Tag: 11th Wing Public Affairs

Aug. 8, 2019

Fire Explorer Academy

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron’s firefighter unit orchestrated a 6-day course to teach cadets, ages 14-18, the basics of fire safety, search and rescue, CPR, and other emergency response techniques here, July 22 – 27, 2019.On the first day of the program, cadets marched into a classroom for their first

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.

Jan. 23, 2017

Team Andrews stands up CAT for inauguration

A crisis action team, or CAT, operating from Joint Base Andrews, Md., ensured continuity of operations and accountability for more than 1,000 Airmen who participated in the 58th Presidential Inauguration in District of Columbia, Jan. 20, 2017.

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