Weekly Events at JBA (February 23 – March 1)

Weekly Events at JBA

23 February – 01 March

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.


“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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What do you get when a lawyer, two pilots and a special agent go into a bar? A Promotion Party! Our Joint Base Andrews promotion selectees:

Maj Gen (Sel) Charles Plummer

Brig Gen (Sel) E. John Teichert

Col (Sel) Jason Rafferty

and Col (Sel) Ian Fairchild

Enthusiastically invite you to attend their promotion celebration on Friday, the twenty-third of February from three to six o’clock in the afternoon


The Courses at Andrews

4442 W Perimeter Rd

Joint Base Andrews, MD

Featuring drinks and light hors d’oeuvres!

Come out and congratulate our future Generals and Colonels!

Attire: UOD or Casual


  2018 Imagine Andrews Enrollment Lottery Green Dot Training

15 February to 25 May for the 2018-2019 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.

Attendance will satisfy your 2018 Green Dot, SAPR, and Suicide Prevention training requirements. – Sign up HERE

 Malcolm Grow Patient Orientation

23 February – 1000-1130 Bldg. 1060, 3rd Floor, Education & Training Conference Room

Learn more about services and programs at Malcolm Grow.

Black History Month Observances

23 Feb – 1800 Base Theater – Panel discussion

              1900 Base Theater – Free showing of “Marshall”

POCs: MSgt Grant Langford (grant.m.langford.mil@mail.mil) and TSgt Curtis Doughty (curtis.doughty@us.af.mil)

For more event details see flyer HERE

 Mardi Gras and Beignet Fun Run

24 February – 1100-1500: Mardi Gras & Beignet Fun Run

For more event details, see flyer HERE

Visitor Control Center

Updated hours of operation: Beginning February 2018

Monday – Friday 0600 -1900

CLOSED weekends, all federal holidays and wing down days. If you have any questions in regards to the new hours, please feel free to contact: 301-981-0689 301-981-06


Adjusted hours of operation: Mon- Fri 0500-1700; Sat-Sun 0800-1500

 Family Advocacy

2018 Class Schedule

Bldg. 1191 Menoher Dr.

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

 Military Saves Week

26 February – 03 March – Build your savings arsenal by making a pledge to reduce debt, increase savings and plan for retirement. All pledges will be entered into a drawing for one $100 gift card. Sign up for classes and see more details HERE

JBA Chief’s Group Scholarship

15 March – DEADLINE

How to apply: Submit completed application and essay to the POCs: CMSgt. Frank Lakotich (612-5845) or CMSgt. Joseph Watkins (612-5904)

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
Mass assignments briefing – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1300

Mass retention and reenlistments briefing – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1400

MPS Closures: 22 February for monthly training.

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 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 0830-1030.

The Imagine Andrews Military Lottery will begin February 15, 2018 at 12:01 am and end May 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm.

Community Commons 301-981-4041
The Landing Zone is Closed until Further Notice. Check back on Facebook Page: AndrewsCAC for updates!

Indoor Playground NOW Open!

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.
3 March – 0600-2400: New York City Tour – Flyer

The Club at Andrews 301-568-3100
Become a Member of The Club at Andrews! Visit us for more information or visit myairforcelife.com.

24 February – 1100-1500: Mardi Gras & Beignet Fun Run – Flyer
4 March – 1530-1900: Ryan and Friends: Ventriloquist – Flyer

Military & Family Support Center 301-981-7087
26 February – 2 March – 0800-1630: TAP GPS – 5 Day Workshop
26 February – 0800-1500: Welcome to Andrews Newcomer Orientation
28 February – 0800-1100: Pre-separation Counseling
1 March – 1200-1400: EFMP Advocacy Forum “PCSing with an Exceptional Family Member”

Outdoor Recreation 301-981-4109/5663
Ski & Snowboard Trip! – Flyer
23-25 February – Snow Shoe Weekend Trip – Flyer
3 March – 0600-2400: 5th Annual Andrews Day at Round Top – Flyer

Fitness Centers 301-981-7101
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
February Calendar of Events
1-28 February – Daily: Library Lovers Month
24 February – 1000-1200: Creative Writing Clubs
24 February – 1400-1600: ComputerEase Class
27 February – 1030-1200: Tuesday Tot Time
3 March – 1300-1800: Game Club

DFAC 301-981-6661
23 February – Deadline to RSVP for 1st Quarter Enlisted Birthday Meal – Flyer
27 February – 1100-1300: Enlisted Quarterly Birthday Meal

Youth 301-981-5636
1 March – 1600-1900: S.T.E.A.M.

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

 MDG Classes and Closures


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

 Stress Management Classes

Tuesdays 1300-1400: Bldg. 1050 (old hospital), 4th Floor, Rm A4-7- Flyer

 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

Andrews Theater


Now showing movies and has equipment to accommodate hearing impaired personnel.