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  • Fisher assumes command of 459 OSS

    Colonel Douglas E. Gullion, 459th Air Refueling Wing commander (left), hands the 459th Operations Support Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Brian J. Fisher (right) in a hangar on the Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, flight line Oct. 13, 2018. Fisher previously served as the 459th OSS director of operations and assumes command from Lt. Col. Daniel Menashi.
  • 'No Heat, No Cool' period starting soon at 459 ARW

    Winter is coming! And that brings cold temperatures. So to keep us warm during the frosty months, the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron here will initiate an installation-wide "No Heat/No Cool" period from Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, 2018, weather permitting, to assist in switching heating, ventilation and air conditioning units from cooling to heating
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.“The extension requests are part of Human Capital Management initiatives being instituted by the command to address anticipated growth, recruiting challenges and to meet Air Force Reserve
  • Air Force Reserve Wing participates in 14th Annual Northern Va. Transportation Career Fair for High School Students

    Flight nurses and medical technicians of the 459th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in the 14th Annual Northern Virginia Transportation Career Fair for High School Students in Manassas, Va.  They talked to students about their life and careers in the Air Force Reserve. The career fair is part of a Federal Highway Administration
  • The general election is quickly approaching on 6 November 2018!

    Election day is about a month away, and if you plan to mail in your vote, please continue reading.   If you requested an absentee ballot, you should receive your ballot by early October. Vote and send it back by October 13, 2018 if you’re outside the United States or October 26, 2018 if you’re in the U.S. It is recommended that military members
  • America's Airman: A1C Kody E. Welsh

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- (America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Honesdale, Pennsylvania Why do you serve?I decided to serve so I could travel as well as introduce myself to new and different opportunities.How does your job impact the wing's mission?I’m a fire fighting and refueling vehicle
  • America's Airman: A1C Jalene A. Brooks

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- (America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community) Hometown? St. Croix U.S. Virgin IslandsWhy do you serve?Like most people, I take pride in utilizing my strengths to help others. The Air Force has offered me both the training and a multitude of opportunities to accomplish that. For this I
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.“The extension requests are part of Human Capital Management initiatives being instituted by the command to address anticipated growth, recruiting challenges and to meet Air Force Reserve
  • JBA holds 9/11 memorial service

    Members of the Joint Base Andrews community paid tribute to those affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a remembrance ceremony here, Sept. 11, 2018.First responders and flight crew personnel stood in a formation of four elements representing each attack that occurred 17 years ago. Each element leader rendered a salute in succession to
  • Commander declares HurCon 5 for JBA

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – In preparation of expected high winds and significant rainfall in the next 96 hours, Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing commander, has officially declared Hurricane Condition 5 for Joint Base Andrews with tropical storm or hurricane conditions expected to affect the base within 96 hours.Hurricane Florence is currently located
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