FACEBOOK LIVE WITH THE COMMANDER AND COMMAND CHIEF
Join us for the next 11th Wing Commander’s Facebook LIVE Q&A on
October 15. Just log into Facebook and head to JBA’s page at www.facebook.com/jointbaseandrews/ to have your questions answered directly by Colonel Andrew Purath and Chief Tom Daniels.
Do you have questions you want answered? You can either write them in the comments section during the live event, or you can send a private message to JBA’s Facebook account prior to the broadcast.
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
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Interested in volunteering to be a part of the National Hispanic Heritage Month Special Observance Committee to host this year’s event? Please contact TSgt Ashlee Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or SSgt Derek Smith (email@example.com). For further details click here.
Retiree Appreciation Day
The 2019 retiree appreciation day will be held on Oct. 26. For a map and list of events click here.
The 2019 CCAF Graduation will be held in the Base Theater Nov. 7, at 1300.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Chapel 1 is hosting a free Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Workshop, September 24 and 25, from 0730-1630. For more information click here.
Active-duty only clinical teams in family health clinics
The Air Force Medical Service, including the 11th Medical Group, created active-duty only clinical teams on July 1, 2019. Find out more information about the change here.
Stop by the Public Affairs office (Jones Bldg. Suite 2330) to pick up a 2019 Base Guide.
Airman Safety App (ASAP)
This application provides a simple-to-use touch-point for anyone to report a hazardous condition or event. You may also retrieve popular, top-level safety data and access tools and information to make your life and workplace safer. Airman Safety Action Report. Initiate a safety report just by answering a series of simple questions. It only takes a few minutes. Check out the flyer here.
Weapons, Health and Your Feelings Survey
Service members are requested for a 5-8 minute anonymous online survey about weapons use, health, and feelings. All levels of weapons experience (including none) are welcome. This study aims to understand the relationship between blast, overpressure and long term outcomes. Please visit this link to participate: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4165326/blast or call 301-319-7305 for more information. See theflyer for more details.
Alpha Warrior Rig at Tactical Fitness Center
The Alpha Warrior Rig has arrived at YOUR Tactical Fitness Center! The rig is great for functional fitness and overall physical readiness. It is the same rig that American Ninja Warrior celebrities, Kevin Klein and Barclay Stockett, demonstrated for us during their visit to JBA in the summer. See below link & scroll to “Alpha Warrior Battle Rig.” https://alphawarrior.com/
Interested in Retraining
If interested in retraining into the Air Force Manpower career field (AFSC 3F3X1), contact TSgt Fabian Garcia at 301-981-9386 at the Manpower and Organization Office. Qualifications are as follows: a minimum 5-skill level in any AFSC, minimum aptitude of General 66, current proficiency in algebra and a sincere desire to ensure Air Force resources are efficiently used.
Green Belt Training
Air Force Green Belt Training can provide you with the tools and techniques to streamline your work processes, eliminate waste and help you maximize the time that you have. The Manpower Office offers a 3 day course, please click the link for class information.
Military & Family Support Center
For information on installation leader training for new Commanders and First Sergeants click here.
Professional Development & Leadership Training
SparkX Center Schedule
Monday – Friday
0830 – 1630
Welcome all Officers, Enlisted and Civilians get familiar with the Cell’s space & tools.
Escape SparkX Cell
Open to all military and DoD civilian employees. Signup via https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e44abaf2da6ff2-spark
SparkX Leadership/Professional Development
Afterhours access to the SparkX Cell via Common Access Card (CAC) is now available for those who have submitted projects as well as those who have been identified as trusted agents and facilitators.
SparkX Cell will like to brief at your next Commanders’ or All Calls, please contact the Cell to schedule.
Submit ideas via https://usaf.ideascalegov.com/a/sso/login
11th FSS Events
For more information about the FSS Events below, check out our website to view our Force Support Squadron’s Spotlight Magazine.
27 September – 1500-2000: Joint Base Andrews Volksfest – Flyer
ID Card Section (MPF) 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
MPF Closures: 15 October. ID Card section open for appointments and CAC pin resets.
DEERS appointments are available daily from 0730-1600. Please go to https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil to schedule your appointment.
ID Cards by Appointment ONLY. Mon-Fri 0730-1600.
2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, only open for ID Cards, 0830-1530. For appointments visit https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil .
2019 Sports & Fitness Calendar – Flyer
Get Fit, Stay Fit Incentive Program
24 Hour Fitness Available – Register your CAC at the Front Desk at the Tactical and the East Side Gyms
Register your ID Card for Access to Fitness Center – Flyer
Universal Orlando Service Member Savings
Want to be in the know for fun ITT activities? Join the ITT mailer list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Sporting Events tickets can be purchased at ITT.
September & October Workshop Calendar – Flyer
20 September – 1000-1130: Using Social Media in your Job Search
23 September – 0800-1500: Welcome to Andrews Newcomer Orientation
23-27 September – 0800-1630: Transition GPS 5 Day Workshop
24 September – 1000-1100: Financial Seminar on Special Needs Trust and the ABLE Act
25 September – 0800-1100: Pre-separation Counseling
26 September – 1230-1400: First Duty Station Officer Training
27 September – 0900-1500: American Red Cross First Aide/Inf, Child & Adult CPR/EFMP – Flyer
27 September – 0800-1430: Heart Link – Spouse Orientation
30 September – 1 October – 0800-1600: Career Exploration and Training Track (CEPT)
21 September – 0600-1200: Charter Fishing – Flyer
28 September – 0800-1200: Tandem Skydiving – Flyer
Calendar of Events for September – Flyer
21 September – 1300-1700: Game Club
23-28 September: Banned Book Week
26 September – 1700-1800: Story Walk – Flyer
28 September – 1000-1100: Kids’ Creative Writing Club – Flyer
28 September – 1100-1200: Creative Writing Club – Flyer
28 September – 1300-1600: STEM Saturday & LEGO Club
24-25 September – 0800-1600: T-GPS Education Track
20 September – 1400: R4R Golf Tournament
Check out the Force Support Squadron’s website and FSS Facebook to see what other upcoming events they have scheduled. Subscribe to our FSS weekly via the website homepage, to see upcoming events for the month.
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.
For enrollments to TRICARE East, 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.
Diabetes Self-Management Education Class
1st and 2nd Tuesday each month 0800-1230: 11th MDG Family Health Clinic Conference Room
POC: Ms. Deborah Enriquez (240-612-1371)
Healthy Heart Class
2nd Monday each month 0900-1200: 11th MDG Family Health Clinic Conference Room
POC: Ms. Deborah Enriquez (240-612-1371)
Tobacco Cessation Classes
Tuesdays 1500 -1630: Bldg. 1050 (old hospital), 4th Floor, Rm A4-7
Behavioral Medicine Services: 240-857-8942
Health Promotion Office: 240-612-1745
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