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  • 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.
  • Firefighters extinguish simulated aircraft burn

    11th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services firefighters battle a simulated aircraft fire during a exercise scenario at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 9, 2018.
  • JBA reducing golf course to 45 holes

    The Courses at Andrews is scheduled to reduce from 54 to 45 holes beginning November 2018.
  • Air Force formalizes Air Force One replacement deal with contract to Boeing

    The U.S. Air Force awarded a contract to The Boeing Company to design, modify, test, certify and deliver two presidential, mission-ready aircraft by 2024.This contract action formalizes President Trump’s agreement reached with Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing chairman, president, and CEO, Feb. 20, 2018. This sets $3.9 billion as the price for the two
  • Bowie Baysox celebrates JBA Military Appreciation Night

    The Bowie Baysox hosted their annual Joint Base Andrews Military Appreciation Night July 20, 2018 at Prince George's Stadium in Bowie, Md. Base personnel were treated to a free game and a fireworks show. The festivities were to recognize JBA members for their dedication and military support.
  • Airmen, Soldiers to face off in MLB-hosted softball game at Nationals Park

    The decades-long story of (friendly) rivalry between the U.S. Army and its most famous 1947 offshoot, the U.S. Air Force, is about to gain a new chapter. On Friday, July 13, co-ed teams representing active members of the land and air services -- all stationed in the National Capital Region -- will compete for championship honors in the "All-Star
  • 11th Wing, JBA welcomes new commander

    Three senior officers began to march in formation down a red velvet carpet leading to the elevated stage, passing through a tunnel of U.S. Air Force honor guardsmen, who stood as still as statues as they marched to the elevated stage.
  • Teens learn lifesaving skills from JBA firefighters

    Fresh off his first day of youth firefighter training, 15-year-old Marcus Fulford suddenly found himself in a situation that required emergency services. Walking through his local church, he heard an unfamiliar bang and clank come from the direction of the church’s elevator. He stopped and stared at the sealed metal doors in search of answers.“Is
  • Historic music brings nations together

    From Maj. Glenn Miller’s Birthplace Museum in the town of Clarinda, Iowa: In 1944, three years into the U.S.’ involvement in World War II, Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band opened with their song “Moonlight Serenade” in a giant steel hangar on Thurleigh Army Air Force Base, Europe. Over 3,000 men with the Eighth Air Force sat on the dirt floor, on