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Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews command chief, is slated to retire in a ceremony here June 8. Brinkley has served more than 28 years in the Air Force. (Courtesy photo)
Andrews command chief to retire
After serving in the Air Force more than 28 years, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews Command Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley is slated to retire in a ceremony here on June 8. While serving as Andrews' command chief, Brinkley was responsible for the quality of life and installation support of more than 4,500 enlisted personnel assigned here. After
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A group of students stop to converse with Bill Brentland during a field trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 17. Brentland is a retired WWII veteran who experienced the bombing of Pearl Harbor first-hand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Aaron Stout) Joint Base Andrews proud to host 11th Bombardment Group reunion
History was brought to life through stories from members of the 11th Bombardment group and their families during their reunion held here May 15-19. Their visit was filled with multiple events during their stay in the National Capital Region.The veterans and their families kicked off the reunion in a major way by participating in Military
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Joint Civilian Orientation Conference attendees are given a briefing in front of a CV-22 from the 8th Special Operations Squadron on the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2012. JCOC attendees toured static aircraft as part of their visit to Hurlburt Field. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Hayden K. Hyatt)
Community leaders granted experience of a lifetime on JCOC 83
A diverse group of leaders from across the nation had a rare opportunity to experience life through the eyes of service members from each branch of the Department of Defense on a week-long tour to various military bases in the United States during the 83rd Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, which began April 22."The purpose of the JCOC is to
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Volunteer artists participating in the Air Force Art Program discuss their
ideas and contributions March 15 on Joint Base Andrews, Md. These volunteers
study Air Force units before creating original works of art depicting Air
Force missions, capabilities and assets, which are then donated to the Air
Force Art Program to become part of the Air Force's official historical
record. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Raymond Mills) AF Art Program preserves AFDW in paint
A unique program recently brought a large group of artists around to witness Air Force District of Washington's unique roles, missions and people. The United States Air Force Art Collection documents the story of the Air Force through the universal language of art, according to their mission statement. The actions and deeds of Air Force men and
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Elite Gate Guards Tech. Sgt. Scott Gero and Airman 1st Class Blake Miller pose in front of the Joint Base Andrews Main Gate April 16. Differences between Elite Gate Guards and Andrews’ original gate guards include a revamped uniform and higher standards of performance. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Lindsey A. Porter)  Andrews Elite Gate Guards make lasting impressions
A first impression can quickly turn into a lasting impression. From the way a person carries themselves, down to the way they simply look, a first impression often shapes how a person and their affiliates are perceived. When entering a military installation, the keepers of these first and lasting impressions tend to fall on the hands of the
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BALTIMORE, Md. -- A formation of 1st Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Iroquois from Joint Base Andrews, Md., fly in formation over the Camden Yards Stadium during the last note of The National Anthem at the Baltimore Orioles' season opener April 4.  These patriotic displays of military strength and precision require a considerable amount of advanced planning and coordination, but are an important part of showing the American people that their Air Force is the best in the world.   (Photo/Bobby Jones) 1HS exhibits precision, dedication to excellence at Orioles opener
Kicking off the sounds of summer, the familiar "whop whop whop" sound of four UH-1N Hueys from the 1st Helicopter Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, Md., highlighted the last note of the National Anthem during a flyover at the Baltimore Orioles' opening-day game at Camden Yards on April 6.These patriotic displays of military strength and precision
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Navy Capt. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Naval Surface Warfare Center Caderock Division commander, addresses a Joint Base Andrews audience during an Andrews Leadership Series event at the Community Activity Center on March 29.  The background photo depicts Capt. Stefanyshyn-Piper serving as an astronaut during the space shuttle Endeavor mission in 2008.  (Photo/Bobby Jones) Endeavor Astronaut leaves Andrews audience seeing stars
In an unexpected turn of events, Navy Capt. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Naval Surface Warfare Center Caderock Division commander, chose not to have the focus of her March 29 Andrews Leadership Series spotlight her gender. Instead, an audience of Team Andrews members tuned in to hear Piper speak about her life as a N.A.S.A. astronaut, a Naval
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Senior Airman Amy Breeden, 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, organizes food and household items March 30. The items were donated to the Andrews Attic in support of families effected by a base housing fire that occurred March 29. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Laura Turner) Andrews family comes together after fire
After a fire in base housing destroyed a row of town homes March 29, several Team Andrews families escaped with not much more than their lives. No lives were lost, and only two people were treated for minor injuries related to the fire.Showcasing the Team Andrews spirit, service members, spouses and community members came together to provide
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From left to right, Capt. Margaret McCord, 1st Helicopter Squadron pilot, Maj. Tammy Mosley, 779th Medical Operations Squadron nurse and Maj. Jacqueline Jackson, 579th Medical Group flight nurse, proudly represent Joint Base Andrews at the Women of Aviation Worldwide Week’s Fly it Forward Day in Frederick, Md. on March 10. Giving Jackson an incentive flight on her birthday, McCord flew the UH-1N Iroquois to an air show where the women met up with Mosley and together enlightened local community members of the Andrews mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Laura Turner) Women in boots fulfill multiple roles
Women fulfill multiple roles throughout the course of their life. These roles influence those around them in many different ways. Women are mothers, sisters, daughters, co-workers, bosses and friends - just to name a few.For women in the military, add a pair of combat boots as well as the title of Airman, Soldier, Marine or Sailor to the mix. The
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Staff Sgt. Brittinie Alvarez gives Col. Ken Rizer, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews commander, a brief on an upcoming event during a Wing Staff Agency meeting March. 8. Joint Base Andrews celebrate women of excellence during Women's History Month
In recognition of National Women's History Month, Joint Base Andrews celebrates the dedicated women of the "Chief's Own" and their contributions in support of the nation's defense. This year's theme is "Women's Education - Women's Empowerment.""Women are definitely empowered by education," said Staff Sgt. Brittinie Alvarez, 811th Security Forces
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