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  • 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.
  • 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