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Base Operator: 301-981-1110

316th Wing Public Affairs does not act as an operator service and does not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices.

Studio Photography: The 316th Wing Public Affairs Office offers services to all members stationed on Joint Base Andrews. Military members stationed outside Joint Base Andrews should contact their respective Public Affairs office to schedule a studio appointment.

Pentagon PA Studio: (703) 695-2603
JBAB PA: (202) 284-3250

We provide limited support for official Visa/Passports, ISOPREP, Official Air Force Biography, Full Length, and Special Duty Assignment packages every Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment ONLY, effective Jan. 5, 2022. Appointments are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointments MUST be made online by clicking:

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Please call (240) 612-4430 or e-mail 316WG.PA.COMMANDINFORMATION@us.af.mil for any questions.

The PA studio is located in the William A. Jones III Building 1500 West Perimeter Road, Suite 2330, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762.

Please bring your own colored, collared shirts. No white collared shirts, please. If you are getting both Visa and Passport photos, you will need two different colored shirts.

If you need to reach the Public Affairs office regarding issues of public importance or concern, please call:

Public Affairs Inquiries    240-988-9234

Common links

  • HPCON Alpha

    Commanders and public health personnel use HPCON levels to guide specific actions you can take in response to a health threat.

  • JBA Operating Conditions







    Main Gate: OPEN 24/7

    • Virginia Gate: OPEN Monday - Sunday, 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Commercial vehicle deliveries supported after 4 p.m.
    • Pearl Harbor Gate POV Lane:  OPEN Monday - Sunday, 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.; CLOSED on AFDW Family Days and associated holidays.     
    • Pearl Harbor Gate Commercial Lane: OPEN Monday - Sunday, 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Commercial Vehicle Search Area: 5 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. 
    • Pedestrian Gate: OPEN Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    • North Gate Outbound: CLOSED 


    JBA is currently under HPCON Alpha. For more information on facilities and services, please visit the Base Services Activity Status page.

    All JBA personnel and patrons will comply with CDC and installation guidance: Face masks are required while indoors on Joint Base Andrews at all Medical Group Facilities, Child Development Centers, and if you have symptoms/exposure or a positive COVID-19 test, regardless of vaccination status. See the Joint Base Andrews COVID-19 Mitigation Policy.

    The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all beneficiaries. The Defense Department announced that the new Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is available in military clinics effective Aug. 29, 2022. For additional information, location, and hours of operation please call the COVID-19 vaccine information line at 240-612-4866 or visit https://andrews.tricare.mil and click the blue banner.  

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