Weekly Events at JBA (11 May – 17 May)

Weekly Events at JBA

May 10 – May 16

Have your voice heard; go to the Dragon’s Lair and provide your opinion, questions or inputs directly to the 11th Wing Commander, “Dragon”. Questions will be answered by Dragon directly.

11 May – Mother’s Day Brunch and Paint Party in the Liberty Room from 9:30am – 12:30pm

15 May – Town Hall in the Liberty Room from 6:30pm – 8:30pm


“The Dragon’s Lair”

**DISCLAIMER: The “Dragon’s Lair” forum is only accessible via government computers**


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 Have a suggestion to improve the quality of life at JBA?

The Quality of Life Communication feedback tool will help get your ideas to base leadership, click the QOLCOMM link above.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.jba.af.mil/About-Us/LiveSafe

JBA Social Media

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 Andrews Theater


**FACILITY CLOSURE ALERT: West Fitness Center Tactical Area**

Beginning April 16, the Tactical Area of the West Fitness Center (area with the indoor track) will be closed for renovations. Construction slated for completion around June 1.

Read more about it HERE

 **ROAD CLOSURE ALERT: Multiple Roads**

JBA will experience some construction that may impact travel times:

Virginia Gate Construction: April 23 to May 25

Read more about it HERE

Police Week

May 14

Wreath Laying Ceremony – 7:30 a.m. at the Jones Building

K-9 Competition – 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at West Side Softball Field

May 15

Iron Dog Ruck – 8:15 a.m. at CDC 3

May 16

Defender Challenge – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Michigan Avenue

May 17

Golf Tournament – 7:15 a.m. at Courses at Andrews

For more information, contact MSgt DeJesus (301-981-2712) or TSgt Harrison (301-981-6669)

 JBA Chiefs Group 6th Annual Half Marathon

May 19, 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Read more about it HERE

 Second Annual Fire Explorer Program

Registration: May 1 to June 15

Academy Class Dates: June 25-30

The program is designed to give our youth (ages 14-18) the opportunity to learn about the fire service through training by the JB Andrews firefighters.

If interested, please contact Mrs. Laura Garritsen or TSgt Jones @ 301-981-6977 or via email.

Read more about it HERE

 Blood Drive

May 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Read more about it HERE

 JBA Wingman – Shipmate Sports Day

May 22. Base-wide event with events such as softball, volleyball, basketball, soccer, classes and a readiness challenge. FREE lunch will be provided for all participants.

Read more about it HERE

 2018 Imagine Andrews Enrollment Lottery

February 15 to May 25 for the 2018 to 2019 school year

The lottery will gather a pool of applicants over the course of three months to determine which students will have the opportunity to attend. Military families selected for enrollment will be notified between May 26 and June 4. Read more about it HERE

2018 Green Dot Training

Initial (Foundational) – sign up if you did NOT complete Green Dot in CY2016 & CY2017.

Refresher – sign up if you did attend the Green Dot in CY2016 and/or CY2017.

All Airmen (RegAF, Reserve and ANG) and Air Force civilian personnel (appropriated and non-appropriated [full-time]) must complete the 2018 Integrated SAPR/Suicide Prevention Training and the Commander’s Toolkit: SAPR Talking Points to satisfy the SAPR and Suicide Prevention annual training requirements. The Commander’s Toolkit: SAPR Talking Points, satisfy NDAA, DOD and AFI requirements and cannot be waived. Contractors are encouraged, but not required, to complete the training. (Ref: DoDI 6495.02, AFI 90-6001 and AFI 90-505) – Sign up HERE

 Family Advocacy

2018 Class Schedule

Bldg. 1191 Menoher Dr.

Please call to sign up as seating is limited: 240-857-9680

11th FSS Events

For more information about the FSS Events below, check out our website to view our Force Support Squadron’s Spotlight Magazine.

ID Card Section (MPS)301-981-1776
Assignments Out-processing (Appointment Only): Mon, Wed, & Fri at 0900
Initial Assignment Brief (Appointment Only): Tues & Thurs at 0900
Retention & Article 137 Brief (Walk-in): Tues & Thurs at 1000
MPS Closures: 22 May for Sports/Wingman Day, 24 May for monthly training, 25 May for AFDW Family Day and 28 May for Memorial Holiday.

Reminder: Hours for Customer Support, Career Development and Force Management – Flyer
DEERS appointments are available daily from 0830-1500!  Please go to https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil to schedule your appointment.

Walk-ins are welcome on a first come, first served basis. Please note, there may be an extended wait. For your planning purposes, please note that the wait is even longer on Mondays and Fridays.  Active Duty personnel in uniform have priority over walk-ins 0830-1030.

Fitness Centers 301-981-7101
Alpha Warrior Registration opens 7 May on Eventbrite – Register
Alpha Warrior Air Force Tour – 
Barclay Stockett Alpha Warrior Competitor coming May 11-12 – 
Kevin Klein Alpha Warrior Competitor coming May 11-12 – 
16 April – 1 June: Tactical Fitness Center Running Track and Area Closed – 
Hours of Operation Starting 16 April – 
Get Fit, Stay Fit Incentive Program – Flyer
24 Hour Fitness Available – Register your CAC at the Front Desk at the Tactical and the East Side Gyms
Check out our weekly classes at www.andrewsfss.com/fitness/schedule.html
Register for The Aim High Run Series at jbaaimhighrunseries2018.eventbrite.com – Flyer
30 April: Intramural Soccer Begins – Flyer
1- 31 May: May Fitness Tactical Fitness Challenge – Flyer

Community Commons 301-981-4041
The Landing Zone is Reopening 12 May – Flyer
12 May: Catoctin Breeze Vineyard – Flyer 
Information, Tickets and Tours 301-981-4041
Universal Orlando Service Member Savings – Flyer 
Want to be in the know for fun ITT activities? Join the ITT mailer list by emailing ittjba042015@gmail.com
Professional Sporting Events tickets can be purchased at ITT.
19 May – 0800-2300: Ocean City – Flyer
Military & Family Support Center 301-981-7087
The Imagine Andrews Military Lottery will end May 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm
11 May – 0800-0900: Disabled Transition Assistance Program (DTAP) Briefing
11 May – 0900-1100: Retirement Benefits Briefing
11 May – 1100-1300: Military Spouse Appreciation Open House
14-18 May – 0800-1630: TAP GPS – 5 Day Workshop
15 May -0900-1000: Unit Sponsorship Monitor Training
16 May 0800-1100: Pre-separation Counseling
17 May – 0800-1100: Capstone
17 May – 1000-1130: Using Social Media in Your Job Search
Outdoor Recreation 301-981-4109/5663
19 May – 1000-1400: SMP Paintball – Flyer

Library 301-981-6454
May Calendar of Events – Flyer
12 May – 1000: Jr. Writing Club – Flyer
12 May – 1100: Creative Writing Club – Flyer 
12 May – 1300-1600: STEAM Saturday
15 May – 1500-1630: Lego Club
19 May – 1300-1800: Game Club

Education & Training 301-981-6377
1 April-31 May: Education Needs Assessment Survey! Click for survey! – Survey
17 May – 1300: Airman Higher Education Briefing

DFAC 301-981-6661
The DFAC offers breakfast items during lunch time on Monday’sThursday’s and Friday’s – Flyer
15 May – 1100-1300: Enlisted Quarterly Birthday Meal
17 May – 0930-1030: Enlisted Dining Facility Council Meeting
The Club at Andrews 301-568-3100
Become a Member of The Club at Andrews! Visit us for more information or visit myairforcelife.com.
13 May – Mother’s Day Brunch – Flyer
16 May – 1100-1300: Asian American & Pacific Island Special Observance Event

Youth 301-981-5636 and CDC 301-981-3055
Spring Break Registration: Please submit your application at www.militarychildcare.com
1 May-30 June: Teen Adventure Weeks and Specialty Camps
1 May-1 June: AF Teen Aviation Camp
1 May-1June: AF Space Camp
1 May-1 June: AF Leadership Camp
1 May-30 June: S.T.E.M Center of Innovation
14 May – Summer Day Camp Registration
18 May – 1600-1700: Parent Involvement
19 May – 1800-2300: Kids Fun Night

Check out the Force Support Squadron’s website and FSS Facebook to see what other upcoming events they have scheduled.

MDG Classes and Closures

 In-Flight Wellness Weekly Newsletter

Wellness Tips to Better your Life. The Joint Base Andrews Health Promotion Team debunks myths about health and provides helpful information about how to eat and live healthy. Check out the Newsletter HERE


On January 1, 2018, the TRICARE North and South regions combined to form TRICARE East. Humana Military is the contractor for TRICARE East.

 For enrollments, billing and benefit inquiries please contact Humana Military at 1-800-444-5445


All patient/staff parking next to the old hospital, Bldg 1050, will be CLOSED as construction on the new clinic and dental clinic progresses.

Patients and staff should park in the covered parking garage or the adjacent surface parking lot by the clinic, Bldg 1060. Spaces are also available in the Chapel parking lot. Please plan accordingly or have someone drop you off at the entrance of Bldg 1050 for ease of entrance.


2nd Thursday of each month – 11th MDG training day

The 11th MDG will be open, but with limited services and extended wait times due to military training requirements.

 Diabetes Self-Management Education Class

1st and 2nd Tuesday each month 0800-1230: 11th MDG Women’s Health Clinic Conference Room

POC: Maj Joanne Kmetz (240-612-2396)

 Weight Management Class

4th Monday each month 0800-1000: 11th MDG Women’s Health Clinic Conference Room

POC: Ms. Maureen Harris (240-612-2703) or Ms. Deborah Enriquez (240-612-1371)

 Healthy Heart Class

2nd Monday each month 0900-1200: 11th MDG Women’s Health Clinic Conference Room

POC: Maj. Joanne Kmetz (240-612-2396)

 Tobacco Cessation Classes

Tuesdays 1130-1300: Bldg. 1050 (old hospital), 4th Floor, Rm A4-7- Flyer

Health Promotion Office: 240-612-1745

Clinical Health Psychology: 240-857-8942

  Marriage Check-up

Behavioral health consultants at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgical Center are offering a Marriage Checkup as part of a research study sponsored by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (USAMRMC). The Checkup is offered to active-duty members and their spouses who would like to find out more about the health of their marriage. The Marriage Checkup will give you the tools and resources to strengthen your connection.

Call 301-539-9736 or email marriagecheckupJBA@gmail.com

 Personal Property Movement

View hours of operation, locations, required documents and more HERE