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2. AIR / Joint base Andrews

Last modified: 21 Apr 2021, submitted by: Joker

Country: United States    Region: Maryland

Locale: Spring Hill

Latitude: 38° 48' 2" N     Longitude: -77° 7' 14" E

Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE


3848'39"N 7652'32"W Joint Base Andrews (JBA) In 2009 former Andrews airbase and Naval Air Facility Washington merged forming Joint Base Andrews under USAF jurisdiction.

Past: Andrews was the first home of the Strategic Air Command Hq. Andrews' air defense role strengthened in the 1950's with fighter-interceptor hardware appearing on the flightline. F-94 Starfires, F-102 Delta Daggers and finally, F-106 Delta Darts formed the backbone of 3 fighter interceptor squadrons which operated from the base until 1963. Also based was the Military Air Transport Service until 1968.

NAF Washington 1960s and into the early 1970s operated Navy and Marine Reserves AD-5 Skyraider, FJ-4B Fury, F-8U Crusader, RF-8G Photo Crusader, C-54 Skymaster and C-118 cargo aircraft, In 1972, the Naval Air Reserve was reorganized into 2 tactical carrier wings (CVW-20 and 30) with supporting transport and patrol squadrons.

Currently Andrew based:
- USAF / 316 Wing host wing for JBA providing security, personnel, contracting, finance and infrastructure support
- AFMC / 89th Airlift Wing provides global Special Air Mission airlift, logistics, aerial port and communications for the president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military and civilian vips as tasked by the White House, Air Force chief of staff and AMC. 89th AW operates VC-25A "Air Force One" (Boeing 747), C-32A (Boeing 757), C-37A (Gulfstream V), C-37B (Gulfstream 550) and C-40B (Boeing 737) aircraft
- DC ANG / 113th Wing operating F-16C/D defending the National Capitol Region 24/7
- DC ANG / Air National Guard Readiness Center (ANGRC)
- AFRC / 459 Air Refuelling Wing operating KC-135R Stratotanker
- Civil Air Patrol Andrews Composite (cadet) Squadron

- Naval Air Force Reserve / Naval Air Facility Washington, DC with
- VR-1, VR-53, VMR Andrews, FRC Mid-Atlantic,
- Information Dominance Corps Region Hq,
- Naval Communications Security Material System,
- Fleet Logistics Center Washington,
- Aviation Support Detachment Washington,
- Naval Health Clinic,
- Navy Recruiting Station Andrews
- Navy Operational Support Center Washington.

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