FACEBOOK LIVE WITH THE COMMANDER AND COMMAND CHIEF
Join us in February for the next 11th Wing Commander’s Facebook LIVE Q&A. 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.
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Human trafficking awareness event
The Violence Prevention Program (JB Andrews, The Pentagon, and JBAB) will host Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission to present Human Trafficking 101 Training at the JB Andrews Base Theater, 0830-1230. For more information click here.
Pre-Super Bowl Tailgate
The 11WG Community Support/Community Action Team will host a RTP Pre-Super Bowl Tailgate, Friday 31 January from 1100-1600 at the Community Commons and Tactical Fitness Center (TFC). For more information please click here.
11 WG/EO Focus Groups
Volunteers from E2-E4 are requested for a 90 minute focus group about the development of a new command climate assessment tool. The goal of these focus groups is to engage in small group discussions with military members across DoD installations on their experience with command climate tools. Focus groups to be conducted on February 4th, 2020, at 1500 W. Perimeter Rd, Ste. 2520, at 1030 hours. Please email Mr. Roberts to participate: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 240-612-6345 for more information.
AF Connect App
Download the AF Connect App on your Apple or Android App store, then add Joint Base Andrews to your favorites to stay updated on directory and base information.
Now is the time to register to vote and request an absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). The FPCA (SF-76 – Rev.04-2019) allows eligible U.S. citizens to apply to register to vote, request an absentee ballot and/or update their contact information with their local election office. To obtain instructions to complete the FPCA go to www.fvap.gov/guide/chapter2
Legal office hour changes
Changes to the walk in hours for legal assistance and wills are as follows; Tuesday: 1200-1400, Thursday: 1000-1200. The new day for drafting and executing wills and medical power of attorneys is Wednesday.
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 2020 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 the flyer for more details.
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.
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.
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: 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 .
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
Community Commons 301-981-4041
27 January – 0800-1500: Welcome to Andrews Newcomer Orientation
7 February – 1800-2100: Art & Sip – Flyer
Information, Tickets and Tours 301-981-4041
Universal Orlando Service Member Savings
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Professional Sporting Events tickets can be purchased at ITT.
January & February Workshop Calendar – Flyer
24 January – 1100-1300: Employment Info Fair
27-28 January – 0830-1600: TAP 2-Day Track: DOL Employment
29 January – 1200-1330: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Retirement Briefing
29-30 January – 0830-1600: TAP 2-Day Track: Entrepreneurship (Boots 2 Business)
31 January – 0800-1200: Bundles for Babies – Flyer
25 January – 0630: Round Top Mountain Ski Trip – Flyer
1 February – 0630: Liberty Ski Trip – Flyer
January Calendar – Flyer
30 January – 1130-1245: For Your Health Literacy – Flyer
28-29 January – 0830-1500: Accessing Higher Education/TGPS 2-Day Track
28 January – 1300-1400: GI Bill Briefing
2 February – 1700: Big Game Party – Flyer
31 January – 1700-1900: Hot Chocolate Social Hour – Flyer
31 January – 2100-0600: TEEN Lock-in
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
New Satellite Pharmacy Location
The Satellite Pharmacy has moved to the new Base Exchange inside the West Entrance. For more information, click here.
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