Andrews Air Force Base

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Andrews Air Force Base,

U.S. military installation, 4,279 acres (1,732 hectares), central Md., est. 1943. It is the chief military airport of Washington, D.C., as well as the headquarters for the air force's high-priority airlift command.
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Our family made a permanent change of station from Minot AFB, North Dakota to Andrews AFB, Maryland in February 2009 to provide Jay the opportunity to seek other options for autism services.
AF/A30-AT has a community of practice-Headquarters US Air Force A3 Conference (which focused on rated force management)-that met on 4-5 November 2008 at Andrews AFB, Maryland.
aviation industry; wrote extensively on military and aeronautical affairs; inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio (1970); died at Andrews AFB, Maryland, on August 6, 1987.
This issue also includes, on pages 57-59, a photo-essay on the "2011 Symposium and Awards Luncheon," held November 17 and 18, at Andrews AFB, Maryland.
Agents at Headquarters AFOSI at Andrews AFB, Maryland, and at AFOSI Field Investigations Region Four, Randolph AFB, Texas, quickly determined the status of foreign nationals receiving Air Force training and checked their names against watch lists of terrorists.
as commander of Air Force Systems Command at Andrews AFB, Maryland (September 1970-1973); served for ten months as Air Force chief of staff (August 1973-June 1974), and was then appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (July 1974), serving there until his retirement (July 20, 1978); died on December 5, 1978.
The Air Force Historical Foundation and the Air Force Historical Studies Office have joined up to mark this anniversary with a two-day symposium on November 17 and 18, 2011, at Andrews AFB, Maryland.
In March 1946, he was a member of the original cadre to set up the Strategic Air Command, with headquarters at Andrews AFB, Maryland.
I had the privilege, as a young officer, to serve on his staff when he commanded a Reserve transport wing at Andrews AFB, Maryland.
Coalition Air Warfare in the Korean War, 1950-1953: Proceedings, Air Force Historical Foundation Symposium, Andrews AFB, Maryland, May 7-8, 2002.
In April 1959, he moved from Los Angeles to Andrews AFB, Maryland, to become a lieutenant general commanding ARDC.