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  • JBA to host AF Wounded Warrior CARE event

    JBA is scheduled to host the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program’s Northeast CARE event Nov. 15-23. The AFW2 Program provides personalized care and services for wounded, ill, or injured Airmen through adaptive sports programs, caregiver training and strategies, post-military transition assistance as well as benefits and entitlement assistance.  This
  • New ground transportation facility brings 11th LRS back together

    Earlier this summer, Joint Base Andrews started construction on a new building to house the 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron.The new complex will move all of the squadron’s ground transportation operations into one central location and improve mission effectiveness.Roughly three years ago, the original 11th LRS building caught fire, which resulted
  • Air Force transitions all US military treatment facilities to DHA

    This October, U.S.-based Air Force military treatment facilities transferred administration and management to the Defense Health Agency.Congress directed this transfer in the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Establishing an integrated Military Health System will standardize health care delivery and business operations across all
  • Air Force releases criteria for new Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal

    The new medal, established by then-Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, is part of a continuing effort to recognize U.S. Air Force military members in a non-deployed status who directly participated in a Department of Defense combat operation from a remote location.
  • Same team, different uniform: The story of an Iraqi translator who became an American Airman

    Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa is an Iraq native who served as a translator for coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 2017.
  • 'No Heat, No Cool' fall 2019

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron will initiate an installation-wide "No Heat/No Cool" period to assist them in switching heating, ventilation and air conditioning units from cooling to heating modes.The start date for this period will be Oct. 15, 2019 with an anticipated completion date of Nov. 30, 2019 or later weather
  • Project Search finds opportunities at JBA

    Lt. Col. Wanda McDonald, 11th Mission Support Group deputy commander, hosted a tour for interns and members of Project Search here last month.
  • AFRC restructures the enlisted grade force

    On October 1, more than 3,500 enlisted Reserve Citizen Airmen will see upgrades to their grade authorizations.MAJCOM senior enlisted leaders and other key members reviewed, evaluated and restructured the enlisted grade authorizations as part of the Enlisted Grade Council, established in 2016. The council grew out of a continuous process improvement