Weekly Events at JBA (September 15 – September 22)

Weekly Events at JBA (15 Sept- 22 Sept)

Liberty Park Events:

September 16 – Pooch Plunge at the Welcome Center Pool from 9:00am – 12:00pm

September 21 – Take and Bake Pizza in the Liberty Room from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

“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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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

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Official Cake Cutting Ceremony

15 Sept: Fox 5 D.C. broadcast area (next to DV tent on the flight line)

To Celebrate 70 years of Airmen breaking barriers and to kick-off the 2017 Air and Space Expo, please visit the Fox 5 D.C. broadcast area for an official cake cutting Friday, 15 Sept at 1045.

Cutting the cake are two of JBA’s most junior Airmen and senior leaders from the Air Force District of Washington and the 11th Wing.

What better way to kick-off the celebration than with free cake!  First come, first served.

Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition

18-20 Sept: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center; National Harbor

Free registration for all uniformed military personnel and DoD civilian employees- see attached flyer for transportation schedule

Leadership & Followership Seminar

20 Sept: JBA Theater

0830-1100 E-1 through E-6/ Civilians GS 7 & below

1330-1600 E-7 through E-9/ Officers/ Civilians GS 8 & above

Guest speaker Karl “The Mailman” Malone

See attached flyer for more information and to RSVP by 18 September

Spiritual Fitness Month

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

03 Oct– Spiritual Fitness

10 Oct– Faith

17 Oct– Hope

31 Oct– Love

 Spiritual Fitness Learning Lab- 1130-1200; Chapel 1  

5 Oct– Prayer

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 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/

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.  

Exchange and Commissary Closures

Exchange and Commissary closed 16-17 September  

Exchange Home and Garden is closed 15-17 September

 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 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

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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.

Due to Air Show, the 18th September, Welcome to Andrews is cancelled. All personnel are encouraged to attend the 25 September session.

Air Show 11th FSS Hours of Operation – Flyer

ID Card Section (MPS)
MPS Closed 14 & 15 September – ID Cards Open for limited service 14 September – Flyer
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 until Further Notice. Check back on Facebook Page: AndrewsCAC for updates!
29 September – Starting at 1400: Joint Base Andrews Oktoberfest – Flyer

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

Military & Family Support Center 301-981-7087
September/October Briefing Schedule
18 September – 1300-1400: Blended Retirement System Workshop – Flyer

Outdoor Recreation 301-981-4109/5663  
23 September – 1700-2200: Autobahn Indoor Speedway – 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
September Calendar of Events
16 September – 1500-1700: National Video Game Day

The Courses at Andrews 301-981-4653
16 September – 0800: Blind Draw Tournament – Flyer

Education & Training 301-981-6377
21 September – 1000-1130: Study Skills Lunch and Learn
21 September – 1300: Airman Higher Education Briefing

Youth 301-981-5636 and CDC 301-981-3055
22-23 September – 2100-0600: Keystone Back-to-School Lock-In at the Youth Center
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