Weekly Events at JBA (August 25 – September 1)

Weekly Events at JBA (25 Aug – 31 Aug)

Liberty Park Events:

25 August – Movie on the Lawn featuring “SING” at the Housing Welcome Center at 2000

30 August – Back to School Family Portraits at the Pavilion behind the Housing Welcome Center from 9:00am – 4:00pm

“The Dragon’s Lair”

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


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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

 15 Sept for DOD

16-17 Sept for DOD and Public

Facebook Page

More Info:

Women’s Equality Race

25 August 0700: West Side Gym

Four-person team required. Race length is 5K with five stations including trivia questions, word scrambles, riddles and sack races. First Place receives a custom event coffee mug and medal.


Women’s Mentorship Forum

25 August 1100: Community Commons

JBA’s IDS Women’s Mentorship Forum is an informal group designed to bring together both military and civilian women from JBA and the NCR to provide each participant the opportunity to: present items for discussion, share personal success stories, provide and receive group mentorship, and encourage personal and professional growth.

Special Accommodations please RSVP with event POC five working days prior to event.

Discussion Topic: The Art of Self Promotion (Without Being a Jerk) – Col Knight (11 MDG/CC)

POC: MSgt. Paula Rojas (paula.n.rojas.mil@mail.mil; DSN: 612-6318/6320)

Military Family Appreciation Day

26 August 1130-1330: National Portrait Gallery

There will be a live blue grass band, private tour with a curator, kids’ activities and popcorn.

Register for the private concert at 1100: http://www.tfaforms.com/4625146

JBA Visitor Control Center

Starting 1 September, the JBA Visitor control center will be changing its hours

The new hours will be:

0600-1900 Monday– Friday

0800-1600 Saturday

Closed Sunday, Federal Holidays and AFDW/11WG Family Days.

Any questions can be directed to the VCC by calling 301-981-0689 or by email usaf.jbanafw.afdw-staff.mbx.11-ssptf-visitor-center@mail.mil or by visiting http://www.jba.af.mil/Units/Andrews-Visitor-Center/

National Preparedness Month 5K Fun Run

08 September 0700: West Fitness Center

Kings Dominion Patriots Day

10 September: Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion will be open exclusively for active-duty, retired and reserve military members; DOD civilians, contractors and their guests!

$27 per person until Aug. 31; Price increases Sept. 1

Purchase tickets at www.KingsDominion.com/save; username and password: KDPATRIOTSDAY

For more information, go to www.mywfr.com 20

9/11 Memorial

11 September 0800: Heritage Park

JBA is honoring the innocent lives lost on September 11, 2001.

MDG Classes and Closures:


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 Global Reach Conference Room

POC: Yolanda Smith (240-612-1248)

Weight Management Class

4th Thursday each month 0800-1000: 11th MDG Global Reach Conference Room

POC: Ms. Deborah Enriquez (240-612-1141)

Healthy Heart Class

2nd Wednesday each month 0900-1200: 11th MDG Global Reach Conference Room

POC: Maj. Joanne Kmetz (240-612-1142)

Tobacco Cessation Classes

Tuesdays 1130-1300: Family Practice Trailer, Bldg. 107, Conference Rm

Health Promotion Office: 240-612-1874

Clinical Health Psychology: 240-857-8942

Stress Management Classes

Tuesdays 1300-1400: Family Practice Trailer, Bldg. 107 Conference Rm

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 and their spouse 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

JBA Dorm App

Personal Property Movement Information


Family Advocacy Programs

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  Andrews Theater is now showing movies and has equipment to accommodate Hearing Impaired personnel Movie Link

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11th FSS Events

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

26 August – 1630-1745: Washington Redskins Pre-Season Walkthrough – Flyer
Labor Day and AFDW Family Day FSS Hours of Operation – Flyer

ID Card Section (MPS)
New 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 extreme 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.)

MPS Closure 4th Thursday of each month – 11th FSS/MPS will be closed all day for monthly training.

Community Commons 301-981-4041
The Landing Zone is Closed for Minor Renovations until Further Notice. Check back on Facebook Page: AndrewsCAC for updates!
25 August – Rally Point event at The Landing Zone is cancelled due to Landing Zone closure.
1 September – 1700-2000: Friday Nights at the Commons and Rally Point Series End of Summer Party – Circus Theme
9 September – 1100-1500: Commons Market – Flyer – Free Admission for Shoppers

Information, Tickets and Tours 301-981-4041
Universal Orlando Service Member Savings – Flyer 
Dover International Speedway Tickets – Flyer 
Want to be in the know for fun ITT activities? Join the ITT mailer list by emailing ittjba042015@gmail.com
The Club at Andrews 301-568-3100
25 August – 1600-2300: 3rd Annual Family Fun BBQ Party – Flyer

Military & Family Support Center 301-981-7087
July/August Briefing Schedule
25 August – 0900-1600: Back to School Brigade – Held at the Community Commons – Flyer – Registration Required – For all E6 and Below
28 August – 0800-1500: Welcome to Andrews Briefing held at the Community Commons

Outdoor Recreation 301-981-4109/5663
2 September – 0600-1700: Shenandoah Hike Series – Sign-up at ODR
4 September – 1200: Labor Day Luau Pool Party – Flyer
9 September – 0800-1600: Tandem Skydiving – Flyer

Fitness Centers 301-981-7101
6 September – 0700: Aim High Run Series: Air Force Birthday 5K – Flyer 
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

Library 301-981-6454
August Calendar of Events
29 August – 1200-1400: Summer Reading Program: Keep It Cool Closing Party – Flyer

Education & Training 301-981-6377
6 September – 0800: Airman Higher Education Briefing

Youth 301-981-5636 and CDC 301-981-3055
June to 1 September: Teen Adventures – Flyer 
1 September to 4 January: National Fine Arts Exhibit entries – Visit the Youth Center to sign-up. 
Check out the Force Support Squadron’s website and FSS Facebook to see what other upcoming events they have scheduled

Joint Base Andrews Chapel Services:

Catholic Service: Tuesdays through Thursdays~1200; Sundays~0900 @ Chapel 1

Traditional Service: Sundays~0930 @ Chapel 2

Protestant Service: Sundays~1100 @ Chapel 1