Joint Base Andrews Community


To provide safe and reliable worldwide airlift and logistical support for the President, the Vice President, Cabinet members, the Congress and other high ranking U.S. and foreign officials. It is not unusual to have 20-30 Distinguished Visitor (DV) movements per week, including an average of one head of state DV movement per day. In addition, more than 60 partner (tenant) units and special missions are also located here.

The 11th Wing is the host wing for Joint Base Andrews providing security, personnel, contracting, finance and infrastructure support for 6 Wings, 2 Headquarters and more than 50 tenant organizations, as well as 40,000 Airmen and families in the national capital region and around the world. The 11th Wing supports contingency operations in our nation’s capital with immediate response rotary-assets. It also provides security for the world’s highest visibility flight line and is responsible for ceremonial support with the United States Air Force Band, Honor Guard and Air Force Arlington Chaplaincy.

Major Tenants

Air Force District of Washington
Naval Air Facility, Washington D.C.
89th Airlift Wing
79th Medical Wing
113th Wing (D.C. Air National Guard)
459th Air Refueling Wing (Air Force Reserve Command)
Air National Guard Readiness Center
457th Airlift Squadron
744th Communications Squadron
844th Communications Group
Air Force Flight Standards Agency
Army Jet Detachment
Civil Air Patrol – Andrews Composite Squadron
HQ D.C. Air National Guard
National Guard Bureau
Naval Communications Security Material Systems
VMR, Detachment Andrews (United States Marine Corps)

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