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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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