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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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