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Tree on truck Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at JBA
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – Team Andrews gathered to welcome the Capitol Christmas Tree as it arrived here, Nov. 26. The Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as “the people’s tree,” has been a national tradition since 1964 with a different national forest being chosen each year to provide one. The 79-foot-tall Engelmann Spruce from Montana’s Kootenai
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Lt. Col. David Fink, 11th Wing command post director, receives a status update through his walkie-talkie at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 20, 2017, about Airmen participating in the 58th Presidential Inauguration parade in the District of Columbia. As director, Fink coordinated between the command post and the crisis action team to ensure the proper dissemination of information affecting base entities and Air Force personnel during the historic event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik) 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.
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Airman First Class James Horne (left center) and Staff Sgt. Kathryn Cisler (right center), 779th Medical Operations Squadron, train alongside Sailors and Soldiers to simulate first response treatment of a dummy dressed as a military member in the District of Columbia, Jan. 15, 2017. Horne and Cisler are in one of the multiple roving medical teams that will stand ready for any medical emergencies that may occur during the presidential inauguration parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik) JBA, NCR Airmen rehearse roles for Inauguration parade
More than 330 Airmen from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, and throughout the National Capital Region spent several hours rehearsing for the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., the morning of Jan. 15, 2017.
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