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  • Clinic patients urged to use virtual messaging tool

    COVID-19 pandemic safeguards are well established on base to enable Airmen to seek necessary healthcare, according to Col. Andrew Purath, Joint Base Andrews and 11th Wing commander.
  • First sergeant overcomes adversity; retires with former diamond

    As Senior Master Sgt. Steven Bradley speaks during a resiliency lunch at the Club on Joint Base Andrews last month, the door in the back of the room slowly creaks open and a group of eager smiling faces walks in with gift in hand.Bradley, an 11th Medical Support Squadron patient, wasn’t aware but he was about to receive his diamond signifying him
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 reducing golf course to 45 holes

    The Courses at Andrews is scheduled to reduce from 54 to 45 holes beginning November 2018.
  • 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
  • Watch that C-4

    The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a simulted unexploded ordnance exercise here June 26, 2018. The tranining was to help them prepare for a potential chemical leak when handling explosive ordnance. EOD Airmen are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosives and support and execute Department of Defense contingencies worldwide.
  • Existing Huey bases will receive replacement aircraft

    The Air Force announced today that each UH-1N Huey location will receive replacement aircraft.
  • JBA set to honor LGBT Pride Month

    The 113th Wing and the 11th Security Forces Squadron are scheduled to host multiple events here for LGBT Pride Month throughout the month of June.
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