ANDREWS AFB NEWS

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle arrives at 3rd Marine Division

Story by LCpl Ujian Gosun on 09/16/2019 OKINAWA, Japan -- 3rd Marine Division has received the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle on Okinawa, Japan, which will replace the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle currently being used by the U.S. Marine Corps. "The JLTV rebalances the Iron Triangle'," says Andrew Rodgers,
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Joint Base Andrews hosts 9/11 remembrance ceremony

Story by A1C Spencer Slocum on 09/13/2019 JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. More than 100 military and civilian base personnel and local officials took part in a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Heritage Park here to honor the victims and first responders of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. "2,996
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Whiteman AFB lieutenant leads BTF Europe SF element, leaves lasting legacy

Story by SSgt Kayla White on 09/12/2019 Many books are written which detail the trials and victories that forge a military leader's career path. Biographies and autobiographies alike provide a retrospective look at lessons learned, key takeaways and the memorable moments that shaped them as they stepped into each successive
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A Burning Love: U.S. Air Force Fire Fighter Wins 12 OAY

Story by SrA Gabrielle Spalding on 09/11/2019 CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti In the history of the U.S. Air Force, only three firefighters have been chosen for this distinct honor. Through dedication, resilience, a passion for his team and his love of fire, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin Starks, crew chief
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U.S. Army Reserve division welcomes new top NCO

Story by SSG Shawn Morris on 09/07/2019 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. As Hurricane Dorian departed the nation's eastern seaboard, one east-coast native arrived here to serve as the U.S. Army Reserve's senior non-commissioned officer from Maine to Virginia. Command Sgt. Maj. John K. Zimmerman, a New York native whose most
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Home under siege: JBLE prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Story by SSgt Kaylee Dubois on 09/05/2019 While America celebrated Labor Day weekend with barbeques, time with family and friends, and plenty of sunshine, military members across multiple east coast bases prepared for the approaching storm, Hurricane Dorian. For the Airmen of Joint Base Langley-Eustis the weeks ran together a
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11th Air Force commander honored during Alaska Native naming ceremony

Story by A1C Emily Farsworth on 09/04/2019 The Alaska Federation of Natives hosted a naming ceremony honoring U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere for his service and active engagement with the Alaska Native community on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2019. Bussiere, commander, Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense
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2 Ohio National Guard members, 1 unit receive top NGAUS honors

Story by Bill Pierce on 08/30/2019 Aiding in the construction of a summer camp for children with special needs. Mentoring cadets, warrant officers and junior officers, while also mentoring at-risk youth about drug prevention. The Ohio National Guard has two members among its ranks who have earned national recognition for
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Soldiers partner with Vanderbilt University to create a new model for innovation

Soldiers of the 3/101 BCT and Vanderbilt University develop a new business model without any explicit direction or permission from highest levels of leadership. By 1st Lt. Austin Herrling GPS, duct tape, microwaves and computersthese everyday items have one thing in common: Each was invented, in part or in whole,
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Ohio National Guard Airmen train Hungarian partners on airfield management

Story by SrA Amber Mullen on 08/27/2019 Eight Airmen assigned to an Ohio National Guard mobile training team conducted an intermediate airfield management course for members of the Hungarian Defence Forces July 29-Aug. 2 at Ppa Air Base. National Guard members taught the course alongside air advisers from Ramstein Air
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Marine Corps acquisition workforce recognized for excellence, innovation in 2018

Story by Matt Gonzales on 08/27/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.Marine Corps acquisition professionals gathered to recognize the outstanding performance of its workforce during the Acquisition Excellence Awards Aug. 20, aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, commanding general of Marine Corps Combat Development Command and deputy
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