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Staff Sgt. Clifton Newell, (squadron) pharmacy vault custodian mixes a magic mouth wash solution for a patient at the Malcolm Grow Medical Center Main Pharmacy on March 6.  The mouth wash is used to soothe cankers, sore throats and other mouth irritations.                    (Photo/Bobby Jones) Pharmacy safety, options are priority for beneficiaries
Joint Base Andrew's pharmacies fill thousands of prescriptions daily. Every prescription, no matter how simple or complex, goes through the same basic steps to maximize patient safety. Due to current reorganization and Base Realignment and Closure actions, even more beneficiaries are utilizing Andrews pharmacies, which means beneficiaries may
0 3/07
2012
AFI 36-2903, Section 3.1.2.2. states, “… male Airmen may have mustaches; however they will be conservative (moderate, being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme) and will not extend downward beyond the lip line of the upper lip or extend sideways beyond a vertical line drawn upward from both corners of the mouth. See Figure 3-1, reference points B, C, and D.” (U.S. Air Force Graphic/Senior Airman Torey Griffith) Mustache March maximizes manliness
What makes a man a man? Is it stature or power? Fame or fortune? A fast car or a big gun? From the master of the T-top Trans Am, Burt Reynolds, to the bad boy of breakfast buffets, Ron Swanson, powerful males around the world share one feature that is the universal symbol of manhood: the mustache."Mustache March," an Air Force tradition with roots
0 3/06
2012
Tech. Sgt. Daniel Glessner, 459thMaintenance Squadron machinist, shows skeletal structure of motorized mannequin, named after his son, Brian during some recent upgrades.  (Photo/Bobby Jones) Air Force reservist caretaker of Navy historical showpiece
If you happen to drive past Naval Air Facility Washington on the east side of Joint Base Andrews, you may have noticed a vintage Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat aircraft mounted on a pylon adjacent the flight line entrance. The WWII Navy fighter aircraft which twirls freely from only three-knot gust winds has served proudly in its role as a historical show
0 3/02
2012
Chaplain (Capt.) Denis Geue, 11th Wing chaplain, distributes Chick-fil-a meals 
to a truck full of hungry Airmen from the 11th Civil Engineering Squadron 
during the Chick-fil-a giveaway at Chapel 1 on Feb. 17. The 11th Wing Chapel 
and Chick-fil-A worked together on the event.  Together, they distributed 500 
meals to show appreciation for service members and their dependents at Joint 
Base Andrews.  The underlying purpose for the show of love was to lead into 
the commencement of lent on Ash Wednesday.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior 
Airman Amber Russell)
Chapel staff shares the love with a Chick-fil-A givaway
The 11th Wing Chapel staff and Chick-fil-A proved they have what it takes to fill Team Andrews members, both body and spirit, as they worked side-by-side to distribute 500 free meals at Chapel 1, Feb. 17.Dubbed "Share the Love," the event served several purposes: marking St.Valentine's Day and the coming Lenten Season as well as informing Team
0 2/27
2012
Staff Sgt. Raymond Billups, 11th Security Forces Group combat arms instructor, gives pointers to a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) refresher-course student at the Andrews Firing Range Feb. 14. Refresher classes consist of students who need to re-qualify on their weapon for pre-deployment and security forces augmentee purposes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lindsey A. Beadle) Andrews firing range to close
Team Andrews members who require the use of the Andrews Firing Range, located at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance center, will find themselves traveling out of state to shoot their weapon.Current Air Force initiatives, which have deemed the present range site unsatisfactory, are mandating a complete renovation of the Andrews range. For
0 2/16
2012
Capt. Meia Rabotaeu, 459th Aeromedical Squadron flight nurse, reviews her checklist during a training exercise aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 10. The standard aeromedical crew consists of two flight nurses and three aeromedcial technicians. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Aaron Stout) 459 AES join 756 ARS to ensure Total Force Readiness
Leading the way in Total Force Readiness and efficiency, members of the 756th Air Refueling Squadron and the 459th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron combined two missions that accomplished essential training for both teams into one flight high above the Carolinas Feb. 10.The 459 AES accomplished in-flight emergency response training while the 756 ARS
0 2/16
2012
WASHINGTON -- Staff Sgt. Crystal Coleman, NCO in charge of knowledge operations for the Secretary of the Air Force, paints an entrance door at C.W. Harris Elementary School Feb. 4. Military personnel from the National Capitol Region and their families helped spruce up the school by painting the hallways and all of the doors, power-washing the exterior, removing graffiti and setting up classrooms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Amber Russell)
Sister services work together to spruce up D.C. school
Music and laughter resonated through the entrance way of C.W. Harris Elementary School as 75 dutiful service members volunteered to give the school a makeover, Feb. 4. Tech. Sgt. Chris Pearson, Air Force District of Washington dental assistant, headed up the event that brought service members from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Joint Base Andrews,
0 2/10
2012
Michael Butts, 11 CES electrical engineering technician, reviews a wiring control diagram inside Building 1207 Feb. 8. Diagrams such as this provide engineers with the information concerning the relays that operate lights on the Joint Base Andrews flightline. Recently, Butts was named Engineer of the Year for Modern Day Technology Leaders by US Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lindsey A. Beadle) Andrews Engineer dubbed 'Engineer of the Year'
Michael Butts, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical engineering technician, was recently recognized by US Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine as the Engineer of the Year for Modern Day Technology Leaders. Butts, who managed the cost estimates and electrical power capabilities for Joint Base Andrews's multi-million-dollar West Runway
0 2/09
2012
Col. Ken Rizer, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews commander, escorts President Barack Obama to Air Force One during an outbound mission here Jan. 25. The 89th Airlift Wing Special Air Mission Passenger (SAMPAX) element is the only one of its kind in the Air Force. SAMPAX is responsible for coordinating ground operations for aircraft transporting the President and Vice President and U.S. and foreign heads of state. (Photo/Bobby Jones)aircraft during a presidential-level mission here Jan. 25. (Photo/Bobby Jones) 89th Aerial Port Squadron: Air Mobility Command's cornerstone of excellence
If you envision a Fortune 500 Company, you might think of an institution that has a long-standing reputation for commitment, respect from its shareholders and one that has made few mistakes to reach its pinnacle of success. Although the 89th Aerial Port Squadron is not on that list, it has garnered respect for its commitment and dedication to its
0 2/03
2012
Default Air Force Logo Carbon Monoxide: A small molecular compound with enormous impact
Unlike most things lethal to humans, it is unseen, unheard and nearly undetectable - until it's too late. It's not a stealth B-2 Spirit bomber or F-35 Lightning II fighter; it's a simple compound found everywhere on earth made of one carbon atom and one oxygen atom.Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is a byproduct
0 2/03
2012
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