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