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  • Wounded warriors CARE week

    More than 75 wounded, ill or injured service members from different branches of the military came to Joint Base Andrews, Md., to take part in the week-long event during Warrior CARE Month.CARE stands for: C - Caregiver Support Program; A - Adaptive & Rehabilitative Sports Program; R - Recovering Airmen Mentorship Program; E - Employment & Career
  • BX breaks ground on expansion facility

    Leadership from Joint Base Andrews, the Base Exchange and Baggette Construction broke ground during a ceremony next to the BX here, Nov. 17, 2015.The construction is an expansion to the existing Army and Air Force Exchange Service BX facility, which was originally built in 1973. It will consolidate all services of the currently disjointed Exchange
  • Warrior CARE Event begins at JBA

    Opening ceremonies for the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event took place at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 16, 2015.More than 75 wounded, ill or injured service members from different branches of the military are here to take part in the week-long event as part of Warrior CARE Month."Warrior CARE Month is an important DOD-wide effort to increase
  • Reflecting on Veterans Day

    Veterans and their families, both young and old, reflected on the sacrifices made by Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, who provide this nation with the best fighting force in the world, during a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Air Force Memorial, which overlooks the Pentagon and Potomac River.
  • Team Andrews breaks ground

    Team Andrews leadership broke ground with the construction of a new building for the Helicopter Operations Facility here, Nov. 12, 2015. This project provides a 66,000 sq. ft. facility to consolidate two squadrons under the 811th Operations Group; the 811th Operational Support Squadron and 1st Helicopter Squadron.The facility will provide space for
  • AFDW Commander honors Veterans

    Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke speaks withMaine Sen. Susan Collins before the Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 11, 2015."It was an honor to represent the 3.5 million Air Force veterans at the event, said Burke. "It was moving to seeso many who took the time to join the
  • US Air Force Band plays tribute to veterans

    The U.S. Air Force Band performed for Veteran's Day at Maryland Public Television in Owings Mills, Md., Nov. 4, 2015.The ensemble performance is entitled, "America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute.""The most cherished part of our mission is honoring those who have served; so collaborating with MPT for this Salute to Veterans is a real honor," said