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  • 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
  • JBA to build wetlands bank at Mattawoman Creek

    The Joint Base Andrews and 11th Wing commander Col. Andrew Purath took part in a ceremonial commemoration of the first wetlands umbrella mitigation banking instrument for the Department of Defense in Maryland.
  • JBA’s Center of Innovation makes learning fun

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- In the last three years, the STEM room, as students call it, has become littered with products of informed creative freedom. Decorations produced with 3-D printers line the walls. Popsicle-stick renditions of the Eiffel Tower and World Trade Center sit on table tops. Scribbled on a dry-erase board is an ever-populated
  • Merrill takes over 459th Ops Group

    Col. Douglas E. Gullion (left), 459th Air Refueling Wing commander, hands the 459th Operations Group guidon to Col. Kevin J. Merrill (right) at the 459 ARW auditorium on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Aug. 11, 2018. Merrill assumes command from Col. Thomas Pemberton and comes to the 459th from the Pentagon where he served as the senior policy
  • Mobile gyms come to JBA

    At first glance, it looks as though someone dropped a shipping container near the Tactical Fitness Center here, and then surrounded it with pull-up bars.