SLAT enriches JBA leaders’ understanding of America’s Airfield

Senior leaders hear about the current status and major projects on the flightline known as “America’s Airfield” from subject matter experts (SMEs) representing joint partners at Joint Base Andrews during the first Senior Leader Airfield Tour (SLAT) at JBA, Md., Aug. 26, 2021. SLAT is a joint venture between the 316th Wing and 89th Airlift Wing. “America’s Airfield” is a 2,000 acre, dual runway, $3 billion strategic and diplomatic airfield that connects all 24 of JBA’s mission partners. Its portfolio supports priority and training air refueling missions, maintains airspace control alert for the National Capital Region (NCR), provides airlift of United States government senior civilian and military leaders worldwide 24 hours a day, daily, 365 days a year, and frequently stands alert to ensure continuity of operations for the NCR. (Courtesy photo)

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