The 11th Wing is the host wing for Joint Base Andrews providing security, personnel, contracting, finance and infrastructure support for 6 Wings, 2 Headquarters and more than 80 tenant organizations, as well as 40,000 Airmen and families in the national capital region and around the world. The 11th Wing supports contingency operations in our nation's capital with immediate response rotary-assets. It also provides security for the world's highest visibility flight line and is responsible for ceremonial support with the United States Air Force Band, Honor Guard and Air Force Arlington Chaplaincy. Visit their website
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The Honor Guard is a selectively manned unit with more than 210 ceremonial guardsmen and support personnel assigned. Organizationally, the Honor Guard consists of three ceremonial flights, made up of Colors, Bearers, and Firing Party qualified personnel. The USAF Honor Guard also operates the Drill Team. To visit their official site, click here.
U.S. Air Force Band
The U.S. Air Force Band inspires citizens to heightened patriotism and service; strengthens relations with Allies, coalition partners and international friends; and pays tribute to those who have given their "last, full measure of devotion."
Utilizing the powerful medium of music, The U.S. Air Force Band helps forge new bonds between the United States and the worldwide community, transcending language and connecting people. The excellence demonstrated by the professionals on stage is a reflection of the excellence carried out 24 hours a day by Airmen stationed around the globe. They are proud to represent these warrior Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms Americans enjoy. To visit the official site of the U.S. Air Force Band, click here.
U.S. Air Force Chaplaincy
The United States Air Force Chaplain Corps serves as a visible reminder of the Holy by providing spiritual care and the opportunity for Air Force members and their families to exercise their constitutional right to freedom of religion. To view the official site of the Air Force Chaplaincy, click here.