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  • 11th Medical Group recognizes Diabetes Awareness Month with a lunch and learn

    Diabetes Awareness Month is recognized each November. Dr. Omar Ahmed, 11th Medical Group internal medicine physician, kicked-off this year’s observance with a lunch and learn presentation on insulin resistance, for 29 Family Health Clinic providers and nurses. The 11th Medical Group disease management team served a healthy lunch and attendees discussed lifestyle changes for staff as well as patients.
  • Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineers bring advanced exposure surveillance to the front lines

    Modern battlefields have many sources of potentially harmful airborne substances, but that is not the only place that Airmen can be exposed to harmful environmental factors. Air Force bioenvironmental engineers are developing technology to track, catalogue, and provide useful data about environmental exposures that will help identify battlefield threats in real time and inform Airmen of the everyday exposures that affect their health.
  • Big changes in Information Technology at Air Force District of Washington.

    Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and Headquarters Air Force (HAF) customers will see a number of changes in Information Technology services in the near future.  The 844th Communications Group, along with the 744th Communications Squadron (744 CS) and 844th Communications Squadron (844 CS), are spearheading a number of cutting-edge
  • Celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month

     JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – The cultural legacy of Native Americans remains an important part of the fabric and growth of the U.S. Each November their contributions are celebrated during National American Indian Heritage Month. “Native Americans have influenced every stage of America’s development,” President Donald J. Trump said in a proclamation
  • 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