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  • Wounded Warrior CARE Event coming to JBA

    The U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, in coordination with the 11th Wing, is scheduled to host the Wounded Warrior Northeast CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Nov. 13 to 17.
  • JBA talks early detection for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Several women came together to share information and reflect on experiences and information for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 26. Many were inspired to attend because they had been affected by breast cancer themselves, or watched a loved one who experienced it and wanted to learn more.Approximately one in eight
  • Fly, Fight, Donate: JBA and Dover AFB face-off in blood collection challenge

    Airman and community members from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland and Dover Air Force Base, Delaware are facing off in the first-ever Andrews vs. Dover Blood Collection Challenge. A collection team from the Armed Services Blood Bank Center in Bethesda, Maryland will travel to each location and the installation that donates the most blood will take
  • Domestic Violence: it’s not just physical

    Approximately one in four women and one in seven men will experience domestic violence in their lives, with 10 million children exposed to domestic violence a year, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month nationwide, and the Joint Base Andrews Family Support Center is educating the
  • Family, fun #1 mission during Family Day

    A family member of a 459th Air Refueling Wing member blows bubbles during Family Day at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 15, 2017. 459th members and their families were treated to a myriad of events and activities such as an aircraft tour, military working dog demonstration, moon bounce, sumo wrestling, BBQ, volleyball, dunk tank, and much more. (U.S.
  • Airmen inspire youths at career fair

    Master Sgt. Matt Oberlin, 756th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, speaks with student attendees of the Virginia Department of Transportation Career Fair in Manassas, Va., Oct. 5, 2017. Wing members, including recruiters, AES nurses and technicians and a boom operator interacted with more than a thousand students throughout the day. (U.S. Air
  • Reveille, Retreat etiquette

    Those new to the base may not be aware of some military traditions. Consequently, the expectations behind reveille and retreat and are worth revisiting.
  • Hispanic heritage spices up month with culture, music, food

    Fall is officially here and pumpkin spice isn’t the only flavor of the season. National Hispanic Heritage Month started as base members got a spicy Latin introduction during a display event at the base theater on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 28.