Weekly Events at JBA (October 6 – October 13)

Weekly Events at JBA (6 Oct- 13 Oct)

“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.”


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


If you’re having trouble opening links, please copy and paste web address to browser to view.

 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

0800, October 11 – 11th Wing Golf Tournament (flyer attached)

Invite – https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=364744&k=0167460E7F53

October 8-14 – Fire Prevention Week (flyers attached)

National Harbor Complimentary Shuttle Service

Friday, Saturday and Sundays- See attached flyer for schedule or visit the Information, Tickets and Tours Office located at 1442 Concord Ave. for more information.

More Info:

Hispanic Heritage Month

1800-2400- 13 Oct– Community Commons: Salsa Night

 National Disability Employment Awareness Month

1400- 6 Oct- Golf Course: Paramobile Demo

1400- 20 Oct– Base Theater:  “Stronger”

0715- 27 Oct– Golf Course: Golf Tournament

 For more information please see the attached flyer

JBA Green Dot Workshop Schedule

26 Oct- 15 Nov, Community Commons: Green Dot Refresher (Booster) Workshop is required for those who do DID attend the Green Dot Workshop in CY2016.

 Attendance will satisfy your 2017 Green Dot, SAPR, and Suicide Prevention training requirements. This training is for 90 minutes. Maximum capacity for each session is 50.

 Please see the attached flyer for sign-up instructions and times/ dates available.  

Spiritual Fitness Month

Speaker Series- 1100-1200; Chapel 1 – Lunch Provided

10 Oct- Faith

17 Oct– Hope

31 Oct– Love

 Spiritual Fitness Learning Lab- 1130-1200; Chapel 1  

19 Oct– Yoga

26 Oct– Meditation

 Spiritual Fitness 5k

18 Oct– 0700; JBA Tactical Fitness Center

 For more information see attached flyer or call 301-981-2111

JBA Visitor Control Center

Starting 1 September, the JBA Visitor control center will be changed it 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/Visitor-Control-Center/

 Financial Peace University Class Starting Soon!

18 September- 20 November: Chapel 1 Annex

Financial Peace University is a 9-week course held on Monday’s starting 18 Sept provided by the chapel at NO COST TO YOU!

You must be willing to commit to a minimum of 8 out of the 9 weeks! Please see attached flyer for details.

-No class 9 October due to Columbus Day

Please contact POCs: Rachel Tenpenny-Chegas: 520-265-7983; Katy Tenpenny: 520-481-8825 for more details or to sign-up.  

 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: Maj Joanne Kmetz (240-612-2396)

 Weight Management Class

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

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

 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 Room- Flyer

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- 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 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

Saturday, October 7, 1900 – Studio Appreciation Advance Screening – Free Admission

–          The Foreigner, rated R

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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.

ID Card Section (MPS)
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.)

MPS Closure 4th Thursday of each month 26 October – 11th FSS/MPS will be closed all day for monthly training.

JBA Honor Guard 301-981-7892
6 October – 1330: JBA HG Graduation

Community Commons 301-981-4041
The Landing Zone is Closed until Further Notice. Check back on Facebook Page: AndrewsCAC for updates!
6 October – 1900-2200: Art N Sip

Information, Tickets and Tours 301-981-4041
14 October – 1000-2200: Valley View Farms – Flyer
21 October – 1700-2400: Field of Screams – Flyer
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

The Club at Andrews 301-568-3100
6 October – 1500-1700: First Friday is Back! (First Sgts will be doing a luau theme)

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

Military & Family Support Center 301-981-7087
October Briefing Schedule
6 October ­­– 0800-0900: Disability Transition Assistance Program (DTAP)
6 October – 0900-1100: Retirement Benefits Day

9 October ­­– 0800-1100: Reintegration

10 October ­­– 1400-1600: SEC: Saving & Investing basics for Military Personnel – Flyer

11 October – 0800-1100: Pre-separation Counseling

12 October – 0800-1000: Capstone

12 October – 0800-1100: Reintegration

12 October – 1230-1400: First Duty Station Officer Training

13 October – 1100-1200: Recovering from Divorce

13 October – 1500-1800: Fall Festival @ Cox Farm

Outdoor Recreation 301-981-4109/5663

14 October ­­– 0930-1700: Skirmish Paintball – 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
October Calendar of Events
11 October ­­– 1030-1230 : Fire Prevention Week Program – Flyer

The Courses at Andrews 301-981-4653
6 October ­­– 1600-1800: Paralyzed Golfer Demo and Instruction

Education & Training 301-981-6377
10 October ­­– 1300: GI Bill Briefing

Youth 301-981-5636 and CDC 301-981-3055
Open until 4 January: National Fine Arts Exhibit entries – Visit the Youth Center to sign-ups.

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