Political guidance during election season
Active duty personnel are prohibited by DoD Directive 1344.10 paragraph 220.127.116.11 from marching in a partisan political parade regardless of whether they are in uniform or civilian clothing. Reservists not on active duty and retirees may not march in uniform pursuant to paragraph 4.1.4. Reservists not on active duty and retirees may march in civilian clothes provided they do not otherwise act in a manner that could reasonably give rise to the inference or appearance of official sponsorship, approval, or endorsement. The directive is a lawful general regulation. Violations of paragraphs 4.1. through 4.5. of the Directive by persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice are punishable under Article 92, "Failure to Obey
Order or Regulation.
In-service recruiter looks to retain qualified Airmen for Reserves
All Airmen preparing to separate from active duty due to the end of their enlistment are required to attend a Palace Front briefing to learn about opportunities in the Air Force Reserves as part of their out-processing check list.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, send an e-mail to Darryl.Washington afncr.af.mil.
Slip Inn open for business
While the Slip Inn is under construction, it is still open. For more information, call 202-767-5840.
DDOT construction impact on Firth Sterling
The D.C. Department of Transportation began construction along the streetcar tracks on Firth Sterling Avenue and South Capitol Street Feb. 21. The work is expected to run until further notice.
Suspicious phone calls
If you receive a suspicious phone call, do not answer questions and do NOT hang up at the end of the call. Set the phone down and report the incident to JBAB Security Services at 202-767-5000. Make sure to follow all instructions given.
Call 433-3333 for on-base emergencies
For on-base emergencies, dial (202) 433-3333. Dialing 911 will delay response by alerting off-base responders who do not typically have access to the installation. To report suspicious activity at JBAB, dial (202) 767-5000. "If you see something, say something!"
JB Andrews Job Fair
The Joint Base Andrews Club is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 18, sponsored by the Joint Base Andrews Top 3. All DoD ID card holders are encouraged to participate. Others wishing to participate should register for the event no later than April 13.
For more information or to register, e-mail top3jobfairjanetaol.com, or call 540-226-1473. Attach resumes to e-mails with the subject line "Andrews Job Fair."
Participants should bring at least 20 copies of their resume. Attire is business dress or military uniform.
Earth Day celebration
JBAB will celebrate Earth Day April 21 from 8:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Marina with the annual Potomac River Watershed Clean-up, a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony and chili cook-off.
Asian-Pacific Heritage Month committee
JBAB Protocol is in need of volunteers to chair the Asian-Pacific Heritage Month committee. Contact 202-404-6775 for more information on how to get involved.
Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony
A Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony will be held on April 19 at 2 p.m. on the Air Force Ceremonial Lawn. The guest speaker will be Charles Stein, a Holocaust survivor. For additional information contact 202-767-5900.
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Hotline
The JBAB Sexual Assault Response Coordinator hotline phone number is (202) 767-7272.
Bone marrow registration drive
There will be a bone marrow donor registration drive from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20 at the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Exchange. Call 202-404-3203 for more information.
Track closed for construction
The base track is now closed for a construction project. For your safety, do not interfere with construction by disregarding fencing and posted signs. The new PT test route is at the end of Duncan Ave. near Stewart Theater until further notice. Drivers please use caution while using this portion of the road during testing.
Pizza Pie on the Fly returns
Bolling Family Housing, in partnership with Anthony's Pizza, is hosting a "Pizza Pie on the Fly" for residents at the Bolling Family Housing Community Center Monday, April 16 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Medium-size pizzas can be purchased for $5. Bags of popcorn will also be available for $1. For more information, call 202-562-2631.
ASBP blood drive
An Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) blood drive will be held Monday, April 30, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the JBAB Youth Center. The blood collected will go directly to military members and their families. For more information or to make an appointment to donate visit www.militaryblood.dod.mil or call 202-767-5513.