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January/February 2018





Prizes, Food & Fun – Open to the Andrews Community!! Entry is Free! NFL Championship Weekend Tailgating with friends – Games and inflatable toys for the kids – Madden Football Tournament – Special appetizer platers. $20 per Tailgater to reserve a parking spot (Free Tailgating for Club Members). Participants can bring their own food / all alcoholic beverages must be purchased at the Club. Food and drink specials available for purchase – Club members receive a Free appetizer!

Table of Contents

The Club Tailgate Party 2 Youth Center 4 Military Childcare 5 CDC/FCC 6-7 Community Commons 8 Information, Ticket, Tours 9 SmokeHouse 54 10-11 The Club at Andrews 12 Fitness Center 13 Presidential Inn 14 Dining Facility 14-15 Outdoor Recreation 16-17 Education & Training 17 Base Library 18-19 Military&FamilySupportCenter 20 Joint Base Andrews Map 22 FSS Facilities Directory 23 Paid Advertisement 24


Commander, 11 FSS

ERIC D. WOOD Deputy, 11 FSS



SHERITA M. BAKER Marketing Director

DAWN A. MILLER Publicity Coordinator

RAQUEL M. CLOMA Marketing Specialist


Graphics & Visual Information Specialist/ Editor

KENRICK M. BISSESSAR JR. Graphics & Visual Information Specialist

The Spotlight magazine is designed to inform our customers of events happening in our facilities. The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of Joint Base Andrews, the DoD or the U.S. Air Force. All program dates and times printed in this publication are subject to change. For questions about the Spotlight call the Marketing Office at 301.981.9258.



Bldg. 4700 Yuma Rd. 301.981.5636/5954 JBAYP

1 January The Annual fee for YP Membership will be $120 (calculating to $10 per month). Annual membership provides youth ages 9-18 daily usage of the facility from 1400-1900 $20 discount on one youth sport (annually) There will be a prorated fee for those signing up after January 1. For more information contact (301) 981-5636


1630-1730 - 11 January Throughout the year youth have created their masterpieces to enter into the National Fine Arts Exhibit. Stop by to view all entries. Artwork from each category and age group will be judged and winning pieces will be submitted for Regional competition.

S.T.E.M. CENTER OF INNOVATION HOURS OF OPERATION 1600-1900 - January 20 & February 17 Tues, Wed & Thurs Every 3rd Saturday (20 Jan & 17 Feb) For monthly activities see our FACEBOOK page at JBAYP SMART GIRLS & PASSPORT TO MANHOOD.

CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP CLUBS Keystone Club Meetings - Ages 14-18 Friday’s at 1800 Torch Club meetings - age 10-13 Wednesday’s at 1600

MILITARY YOUTH OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP Military Youth of the Year Scholarship is now available online at NYOY.org. Deadline is 26 March; event date is 24 April in Hagerstown. MYOY teens ages 14-18 compete in the state, regional and national levels for the Youth of the Year titles. Winners can win at the state level $5,000 college scholarship; regional $10,000 renewable for up to four years totaling $40,000; national receives a $25,000 scholarship that is renewable for up to four years, totaling $100,000.


BASEBALL & SMART START REGISTRATION Registration begins 19 February -06 April. The program is open to dependents of military, Department of Defense Civilians, and base contractors. Program includes SMART Start for ages 3-4, Tee Ball for ages 5-6, Machine Pitch for ages 7-8, and Youth Pitch for ages 9-12. A copy of the participants physical and immunization record to include a mandatory flu shot must be presented at the time of registration. Member Fees Non-member Fees SMART START (ages Ages 5-8 $60 3-4) - $60 Ages 9-12 $70.00 Ages 5-8 $50 Ages 9-12 $60 An additional $10 fee will be added for registrations taken after 6 April and there will be no guarantee of a slot. For more information contact Mr. Compton at 301-981-5794.

GAMES Basketball Games begin January 27 through 31 March Schedule of games may be viewed at quickscores.com. There will be no basketball games Saturday, 17 February in observance of President’s Day weekend

PARENT INVOLVEMENT 1600-1700 - 23 February (Dental Health & Friendship) Inviting Parents to join youth and staff in learning about dental health and hygiene and what true friendship entail and how it contributes in positive ways to family, school and the community.

Family Child Care Orientation 14-16 February 0900-1500

Orientation held at CDC 1. The FCC Program is looking for individuals who wish to become professionals interested in providing care for children with special needs and offering extended duty care. For more imformation about the Family Child Care program, please call 301.981.9981/9982.

Visit www.nafjobs.org To view open positions at JBA, please go to: www.NAFJobs.org -Click on the “OPEN POSITIONS” tab -In the blue “Search Open Positions” box, click on the “---All Bases---” drop down -Scroll down and select “Joint Base Andrews” under Maryland -Click the “[View] [Apply]” link for details. For more information, call the Human Resource Office at 301.981.5614.

Child Development Centers CDC #2 CDC #1 Bldg. 4783 San Antonio Blvd. Bldg. 4575 Virginia Ave. 301.981.3323/3324 301.981.3055/3035 CDC #3 (JP Hoyer) Bldg. 3725 Fetchet Ave. 240.857.3458/3197

Parent Involvement Events January: Winter Wonderland 5 January - CDC 1 12 January - CDC 2 19 January - JPH

February: Heart Health Month 2 February - CDC 1 9 February - CDC 2 18 February - JPH

Parents, join your children in exploring cold temperatures. Toddler and Preschool children will use S.T.E.M. materials during exploration to examine different sources of cold.

Parents are invited to join children in making healthy snacks, smoothies, and doing calisthenics.

Parent Education Classes Toddler Age Group

Infant Age Group

25 January | 1800-1900 CDC 3 (JP Hoyer)

7 February | 1800-1900 CDC 3 (JP Hoyer)

Raising a Reader The Importance of Reading to Children

Social and Emotional Development for Infants


Bldg 1442 Concord Ave. 301.981.4041 /AndrewsCAC

Start your mornings off right with a fresh cup of coffee from the

Commons Cafe

Enjoy your winter favorites like the Peppermint Latte or Salted Caramel Mocha or have our lovely staff make your own customized brew!

The Landing Zone will be closed until further notice however the Club and the Golf Course are still open for service. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Disney On Ice Frozen at Capital One Arena

Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! Dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle.


Tickets $21.00 (Reg) $33

Bldg. 1442 Concord Ave. 16 Feb 1930 301.981.4041 AndrewsCAC 17 Feb 1030, 1430 & 1830

18 Feb 1230 & 1630 19 Feb 1230 Ages 2 and older require tickets

Ski Liberty, Roundtop & Whitetail Ski Resorts

Monster Jam at Capital One Arena 27 & 28 Jan 2018

Featuring: Trucks/drivers subject to change, Blue Thunder driven by Matt Cody, El Toro Loco driven by Mark List, Grave Digger driven by Brandon Vinson, Max-D driven by Jared Eichelberger, Megalodon driven by Justin Sipes, Monster Mutt Rottweiler driven by Cory Snyder, Wonder Woman driven by Collete Davis, Zombie driven by Ami Houde

Show Tickets $17.50

Pit Pass $11.00

Ages 2 and older require tickets



Weekend/Holiday Extended Lift $69 Weekend/Holiday All Mountain Pkg $109 Midweek/Non-Holiday Extended Lift $55 Midweek/Non-Holiday All Mountain Pkg $95 Night Lift $44.25 Night All Mountain Pkg $87.50 First Class Learn to Pkg $85 Weekend/Holiday 2 Hour Tubing $31 Midweek/Non-Holiday 2 Hour Tubing $23

Walt Disney World 2018 Military Salute Tickets

“Eligible Service Members” are active or retired members of the U.S. military, including the National Guard, Reservists, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS), and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Promotional Tickets will not be valid until activated by the Eligible Service Members (or their spouses) at Walt Disney World theme park ticket 1030 - 1200 windows. Promotional Tickets expire and may not Upper level seating on all shows be used after December 19, 2018. Valid military PIT PARTY PASS must be purchased at same time identification will be required for purchase and use. as corresponding 1:00pm event ticket No more than six (6) Promotional Tickets may be purchased by any Eligible Service Member or spouse (regardless of the place of purchase and whether purchased by that person or that person’s spouse).

27 JAN 1200 1300 27 JAN 1800 1900 28 JAN 1200

1030 - 1200

Ticket Price

4 Day Salute Park Hopper 4 Day Salute Park Hopper Plus 5 Day Salute Park Hopper 5 Day Salute Park Hopper Plus

Gate Price w/tx

$224 $263.75 $243.75 $283.50

$241.82 $284.62 $263.22 $306.02

Smoke House the courses

at andrews


(301) 736.4887 X103

Cooking Classes by Executive Chef Steve Muhlbaier

Live Cooking Class

Romantic Cooking Class

16 January | 1800-1930 $20 per participant, to include all ingredients and materials. Limited space, must register by 11 January. For more details and to sign up call 301.736.4887 x103.

6 February | 1800-1930 $20 per participant, to include all ingredients and materials. Limited space, must register by 1 February. For more details and to sign up call 301.736.4887 x103.


Super Bowl LII Party 4 February 2018 Doors Open at 1700 Boards close at 1800 $30 Admission

Includes a complimentary buffet, a chance to win prizes for each change in score and win annual golf green fees each quarter. Reservations are required! Call 301.736.4887 x 103

Valentine's Dinner & Dance 9 February | 1700-2000

Love and Spoil your Sweetheart at our Valentine’s Dinner and Dance. Executive Chef Steve Muhlbaier has crafted a romantic prix fixe menu for you! EntrÊe (choose one): Seared Scallops over Tomato Risotto and Asparagus Tips with Parmesan Cream Sauce or Rosemary and Dijon Crusted Lamb Chops with Herb Jus, Garlic Herb Smashed Potato and Spinach. Cost per couple is $99. Reservations required, please call 301-736-4887 x 103.


We are excited to announce that we are expanding our brand message to the most consumed beverage on the planet, “SmokeHouse 54 Coffee�. Our special blend of coffee beans from around the world includes the bittersweet chocolate traits from Brazil complimenting the sweet brown sugar and cinnamon tones from Guatemala; with the addition of fruity acidic tones from Kenyan beans. Freshly ground SmokeHouse 54 Coffee will be served daily. Cans of SmokeHouse 54 Coffee will be available for purchase soon.



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Closed - 1 January 15 January Join us in the Tatum’s Lounge for Valentines Day menu specials

February 17 February | 1100 - 1500

Kick off Mardi Gras with Club for a creole celebration event, discount for Club Members, $9 for Non-Club members.

21 February

Southern Hospitality Meal

Get Fit Stay Fit Incentive Bonus Point


2 January - 9 January

9 June

JBA Biggest Loser Challenge

22 January - 23 March


Fitness & Sports Calendar

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament 12 July

JBA 5th Annual Bench Press/Deadlift Meet

3 Point Shootout

25 January

23 August

Intramural Volleyball Season Begins

Glow Run

2 April - 11 June


Aim High Run Series

Intramural Flag Football

4 April - 7 November

10 September - 19 November

Intramural Soccer Season Begins


30 April - 18 June


Intramural Softball Season Begins

JBA 7th Annual Strongman Challenge

4 June - 6 August

18 October

Intramural Golf Season Begins

Intramural Basketball Season Begins

5 June - 25 September

3 December - 2019

FITNESS CENTERS Tactical Fitness Center Bldg.1444 Concord Ave. 301.981.7101/7102 /JBAFitness East Fitness Center (EFC) Bldg.3705 Fletchet Ave. 301.981.1610 /JBAFitness

24/7 Fitness Available Work out when it works for YOU!

Available at the East and Tactical Fitness Centers. Register your CAC/ID at the front desk at each location.


PRESIDENTIAL INN Bldg 1380 California Ave. • 301.981.4614 MAKING A RESERVATION

Military members who are PCSing can reserve rooms at any time and stay up to 30 days if space is available. Space-A reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance, depending on the base occupancy; Space-A reservations for TLF can only be made up to 30 days in advance depending on the base occupancy. Rooms may be used for higher priority lodging guests as required by the Joint Base Andrews mission. In this event, guests will be referred to off base hotels; priority one guests will be given a letter of non-availability.

ROOM RATES Visitors Quarters (VQs) $60 Distinguished Visitors Quarters $69 Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) $63 Limited Pet Friendly Room $63 ~ additional $10.00 per night Visit dodlodging.net for reservations not related to group For official travelers with a “pre-loaded” controlled spending account travel card, please ensure you contact your unit’s Resources Advisor (RA) to load additional funding on your travel card, if required, prior to your checkout. If you cannot load additional funding prior to departure, contact the lodging manager.

Freedom Hall Dining Facility

1st Quarter Enlisted Birthday Meal 27 February | Begins at 1100

Join us and enjoy a FREE sit-down meal served by your Senior Leadership. We will have giveaways and birthday cake. Active duty and reservist service members, (E-6 and below) with birthdays in January, February, and March and one guest are invited to attend. RSVP by 23 February at andrewsfss.com/dining/Birthday_Meal.html FMI call 301.981.5303.

Check out our website, www.andrewsfss.com on all your smart devices to stay informed on all things Force Support !

Freedom Hall Dining Facility Bldg 1628 Colorado Ave.

2017 New Year’s Holiday Day Menu* 1 January 1430-1730

Menu Shrimp Cocktail, Assorted Non Fat Yogurt, Broccoli Soup, Fruit Salad, Potato Salad, Salad Bar, Collard Greens, Corn on the Cob, Herbed Green Beans, Black-Eyed Peas, Grilled Rib-Eye Steak, Ginger BBQ Chicken, Parmesan Pork Chops, Steam Rice, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Dinner Rolls, Corn Bread, Whole Wheat, White and Rye Bread Desserts Cheesecake w/Cherry Topping, Apple Pie, Cherry Pie, Peach Cobbler and Soft Serve Ice Cream

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Meal* 15 January 1000-1200

Menu Spinach Salad, Cole Slaw, Salad Bar, Cream of Potato Soup, Pork Roast Tenderloin, Souther Fried Catfish, Baked Chicken, Sweet Baked Potatoes, Baked Mac and Cheese, Southern Style Collard Greens, Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Dinner Rolls, Whole Wheat, White and Rye Bread Desserts Banana Cream Pudding, Peach Cobbler, Carrot Cake, Pecan Pie and Soft Serve Yogurt.


Valentine’s Day Meal 14 February 1100-1300

Menu Cream of Mushroom Soup, BBQ Spare Ribs, Five Spice Chicken, Meatloaf Sides Scalloped Potatoes, Ranch Style Beans, Egg Noodles, Corn on the Cob, Southern Style Greens, Sweet Peas, French Bread Desserts Strawberries and Whipped Cream.

Black History Meal 16 February 1100-1300

Menu Chicken Gumbo Soup, Southern Fried Chicken, BBQ Pork Spare Ribs Sides Mashed Potatoes, Red Bean & Rice, Chicken Gravy, Southern Style Greens w/Ham Hocks, Corn on the Cob, Assorted Breads, Salad Bar Desserts Fresh Fruit, Apple Cobbler, Sweet Potato Pie, Chocolate Pudding, Fruit Flavored Gelatin

*All menus are subject to change.

Presidents Day Holiday Meal* 19 February | 1000-1200

Menu: Fire Roasted Vegetable, Spinach Salad, Chicken Waldorf, Salad Bar, Carrots, Corn Combo, Green Beans w/Mushrooms, Savory Baked Chicken, Meat Loaf, Baked Fish w/Lemon Garlic Butter, Jefferson Noodles, Parsley Buttered Potatoes, Dinner Rolls, Corn Bread, Whole Wheat, White and Rye Bread Desserts: Cheese Cake w/Strawberry topping, Strawberry Shortcake, German Chocolate Cake, Banana Cream Pie and Cherry Jello **Holiday meals are open to active duty, dependents, retired military, reservists, guard members and DoD civilians. Cash only.


Ski Snowboard Season! and

All trips include equipment rental, ALL DAY lift tickets, and transportation. Equipment from ODR while supplies last. Sign up now until one week prior to the trip. Please call ODR for availability.

RecOn Elligible:

Active Duty or Reserve Component officer or enlisted member and their family members.

Round Top Day Trip

13 January 0600-2400 Ages 16+ $35 SAP $120 non SAP

(SAP) Single Airman Elligible:

Active Duty or Reserve Component officer or enlisted member without a spouse.

Ski Liberty Day Trip

20 January 0600-2400 Ages 5+ $35 RecOn $115 non RecOn

Ski Seven Springs Day Trip

27 January 1200-1800 Ages 18+ $35 SAP $120 non SAP

ODR Winter Open House 27 January 1200-1500 Equipment displays, United States National State Park Service to issue park passes, Leave No Trace education, hamburger lunch and games weather permitting.

Ski and Snowboard Maintenance

Hot Wax Edge Wax and Edge Binding Check Binding Adjustment Binding Removal Base Repair Base Sanding Complete Tune-up

$15 $20 $30 $5 $10 $5 $12-$20 $1 $45


1 Day

2 Day


Ski Package




Ski Package Jr




Ski only




Ski Boots Adult/child




Snowboard Pkg




Snowboard only




Snowboard boots




Helmet Adult/child




Snow Suits Adult/child








Snow Shoes




Goggles Adult/child




Snow Blower (small)




Snow Blower (large)




Snow Shovel




Packages include boots, poles/board, helmet and snow suit

Blue Knob Day Trip

3 February 0600-2400 Ages 5+ $35 RecOn $115 non RecOn

Massanutten Ski Resort Day Trip

10 February 0600-2400 Ages 5+ $35 RecOn $115 non RecOn

Snow Shoe Weekend Trip 23-25 February Ages 18+ $190 SAP $400 non SAP


Located inside the Community Commons Bldg. 1442 Concord Ave. 2nd floor 301.981.6454 andrewsbaselibrary@gmail.com AndrewsBaseLibrary

Library Closed

23 Dec-2 Jan: Christmas & New Year’s Library reopens at noon on 2 January. 13 Jan 15 Jan: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 19 Feb: President’s Day

Story Time

Mondays at 1730 Wednesdays at 1030

There is so much to learn and do at the library! Join us each week for themed stories, songs, and a craft.

Tuesday Tot Time

9, 16, 23, and 30 January; 6, 13, 20, and 27 February |1030-1200

Ages infant-preschool. Seasonal playgroup for young children and their caregivers.

Game Club

6 January; 3 February 1300-1800 | Ages 10 & up.

Meet new people! Play lots of games. board games, table top role-playing, war games and more.

BASE Creative Writing Club

27 January; 10 and 24 February 1100-1230 | Ages 13+

Exercise your imagination! Join us each week for creative writing prompts, exercises, and discussion.

Reader’s Wing Book Club 4 January and 1 February 1830-1930

Join us monthly for lively discussion with fellow book lovers. No sign-up needed, just bring your thoughts! Check the library’s Facebook page for each month’s book.


10 February 1330-1600 | Geared for Ages 5+

February: Library Lovers Month

Sequins, glue sticks, and googly eyes - oh my! Join us each month for an afternoon of handson crafting fun!

Show us some love! When you’re at the library this month fill out a card telling everyone what you love the most about your Andrews Base Library!

S.T.E.M. Saturday

Volunteer Orientation

Recommended for ages 8 and up, but all ages are welcome. Come explore all things science, technology, engineering, and math! We’ll have handson activities, and S.T.E.M. kits to stimulate your brain and imagination. There will be a featured activity each month.

Come learn what it takes to be a part of the library team, and how you can make a difference today!

27 January and 24 February 1300-1600

9 February | 1400 – 1600 Ages 12 and up


January: National Brainteasers Month Give your brain a workout! Check out the library and our Facebook page for mindbending puzzles all month long.

Injustice 2 Video Game Tournament 6 January | 1500 – 1700 Ages 13 and up

Calling all heroes! Join the Justice League in their battle to save the world. We’ll have refreshments, pizza, and great prizes!

Valentine’s Storytime Events 12 February at 1730 14 February at 1530

Storytime is extra sweet this week! Join us for special Valentine’s stories, songs, crafts, and treats. Children may bring Valentine’s Day cards to exchange.

ComputerEase Class

24 February | 1400 – 1600

Registration required; limited to 5 participants. Call 301-981-6454 to sign-up. Hands-on technology instruction from our Information Technologist.




Resume Development 101 12 January | 0900-1200 Learn the basics on how to develop a private sector resume. Workshop covers the resume process, differences between private and federal resume, and much more. Using Social Media in Your Job Search 13 February | 1000-1130 Learn to leverage and build your virtual image using your existing professional (and personal) connections, as well as receive tips on how to build a robust network of new connections. Tips for Federal Employment 20 February | 0900-1200 Learn to navigate USAJOBS, create and manage your account, and analyze job announcements; receive tips on how to tailor your federal resume and avoid making mistakes.


Three Cs of Communication 19 January | 1100-1200 Attendees will learn how to improve verbal and nonverbal communication through the use of Three Cs: communication, collaboration, and commitment. The Military Spouse: Commander and Chief on the Home Front 2 February | 1100-1200 This presentation focuses on the accomplishments, challenges, and sacrifices involved in the life of a military spouse.


Plan! Spend! Save! 14 February| 1400-1530 Learn to set realistic financial goals, develop a spending plan that works, track expenses, pay off debt and meet savings goals.


Casualty Officer Notification Training 25 January | 0830-1100 Commander and potential notification officer will learn detailed information on casualty reporting, notification, and assistance to the next of kin when an Airman dies or becomes seriously or very seriously ill or injured.


Welcome to Andrews at Community Commons 8 & 22 January and 12 & 26 February | 0800-1500 Base orientation for new military personnel; spouses and civilians are encouraged to attend. Plan My Move 6 February | 0900-1200 Session provides moving information and links to military installations with Military One Source (includes briefings by TMO, Finance, MPS and more).



Pre-Separation/Retirement Counseling Every Wednesday | 0800-1100 This mandatory briefing must be completed at least 90 days prior to your separation/retirement date; highly encouraged to attend up to 12 months before separation and up to 24 months before retirement. Capstone 4, 11, 18, 25 January | 0800-1100 1, 8, 15 February | 0800-1100 Mandatory for all separating/retiring personnel and should be accomplished no later than 90 days prior to discharge. Disabled Transition Assistance Program 5 January & 15 February | 0800-0900 DTAP briefing provides specialized information about the Dept. of Veterans Affairs’, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Employment Program (VR&E). Retirement Benefits Briefing 5 January & 15 February | 0900-1100 Session designed for all transitioning members retiring within 12 months who are seeking to gain more information on additional retirement benefits. Briefings include TriCare, John Hopkins and Survivor Benefits Plan. Spouses encouraged to attend. TAP GPS - 5 Day Workshop 8-12, 22-26 January | 0800-1630 5-9, 26 February - 2 March | 0800-1630 Mandatory Transition briefings, to include Overview, Finance, Dept. of Labor Employment workshop and VA Benefits Briefing I & II. Attire is civilian business casual. Spouses are encouraged to attend; all must register. VA Benefits Briefing I & II 16 January & 20 February|0800-1600 Mandatory VA Benefits Briefing I & II for members claiming exemption from attending the DoD/AF Day and Dept of Labor Employment workshop. Franchising: Your Next Career Alternative 1 February | 0900-1100 Discover franchises available to veterans at discounted prices; come learn the advantages & disadvantages of franchising. Boots to Business 12-13 February | 0800-1600 Attendees acquire the tools and knowledge to identify a business opportunity, draft a plan and launch their enterprise. Registration required.


Financial Planning & the ABLE Act for EFM 12 January | 1200-1400 Workshop will discuss some aspects of financial planning and the benefits of the ABLE Act for Exceptional Family Members.

4 Ms Spa Day 3 February | 1700-2100 Combined free event for qualified Gold Star, EFMP, and Deployed Families in the DMV area. Each participant will receive a minimanicure, a mini makeover, a meal, and a massage; enjoy a Spa Day on us! Registration is required; open to the first 40 registrants. American Red Cross First Aid & Infant, Child and Adult CPR 22 February | 0900-1400 Workshop to define stress and holiday expectations while avoiding the holiday blues; strategies for managing stress w/exceptional family members.

Briefings and workshops are held at M&FSC unless otherwise noted. Free and open to all DoD cardholders. Registration is required by calling 301.981.7087.


Bldg 1413 Arkansas Rd. Rm 100 301.981.6377/5733 Airmen Higher Education Briefing (TA briefing)

2 January & 6 February | Begins at 0800 18 January & 15 February | Begins at 1300 Mandatory briefing, per AFI 36-2649, for a service member to receive educational counseling if they wish to use Military Tuition Assistance for the first time in their career.

GI Bill Briefing

9 January | 1300-1400 Overview of Post 9/11 GI Bill & MGIB benefits/transferability.


23-24 January | 0800-1600 Education Track of the Military & Family Support Center’s transition program.

Commissioning Briefing

14 February | 1300-1400 Overview of all commissioning programs available to enlisted members.

Let us know how we’re doing, and how we can make your experience better!

The FSS Marketing Department print shop is open for graphic design and printing! We specialize in posters, flyers office signs and more! visit us:

1414 Arkansas Drive, Suite 3 Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762

call us:


e-mail us:


Interactive Customer Evaluation

Go to: https://ice.disa.mil

Choose Joint Base Andrews, the category, and then the particular facility. Please leave contact information if you wish a personal response from us.


Central Registration & FCC Bldg 4575 Virginia Ave. 301.981.9981/9982 Tuesday & Thursday 1000-1300 Monday, Wednesday & Friday By Appointment


Bldg 1442 Concord Ave. 301.981.4041 Commons’ Cafe Saturday 0700-1200 Monday-Friday 0700-1200

CDC #1 Bldg 4575 Virginia Ave. 301.981.3055/3035 Monday-Friday 0615-1745

Game Room Closed untill further notice

CDC #2 Bldg 4783 San Antonio Blvd. 301.981.3323/3324 Monday-Friday 0615-1745

Library 301.981.6454

CDC # 3 (JP Hoyer) Bldg 3725 Fetchet Ave. 240.857.3458/3197 Monday-Friday 0615-1745

Meeting Rooms Monday-Saturday 0730-2000

Youth Center Bldg 4700 Yuma Rd. 301.981.5636 (Beginning 12 June 0600-1900) Monday-Thursday 0600-2000 Friday 0600-2100 Saturday 1200-2100 Teen Programs Monday-Thursday 1500-2000 Friday 1500-2100 Saturday 1200-2100 School Age Programs Monday-Friday 0600-1800 Youth Sports Monday-Friday 0600-1800


Education & Training Center

Bldg 1413 Arkansas Rd.Rm 100 301.981.6377 Monday-Wednesday & Friday 0730-1600 Thursday 0900-1600

Military & Family Support Center

Bldg 1191 Menoher Dr. 301.981.7087 Monday-Friday 0730-1630 Thursdays 0730-1430

Military Personnel

CAC/ID Card, Customer Service, Career Development & Force Management

Bldg 1414 Arkansas Rd. Rm 4 301.981.1776 Monday-Friday 0830-1530 Closed every fourth Thursday each month

Information, Tickets & Tours Monday-Friday 1000-1800 Monday & Thursday 1000-2000 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 1000-1800

The Landing Zone Closed untill further notice


The Club at Andrews Bldg 1889 Arnold Ave. 301.568.3100 Sunday & Monday Closed Cashier’s Cage Tuesday & Wednesday 1100-2000 Thursday & Friday 1100-2200 Saturday 1200-2000 Hangar One Friday 1600-2100 Tatum’s Lounge Tuesday-Wednesday 1600-2200 Thursday 1600-2300 Friday 1500-0100 Saturday 1200-2100 Lunch Tuesday-Friday 1100-1330 Freedom Hall Dining Facility Bldg 1628 Colorado Ave. 301.981.6516 Monday-Friday

Breakfast 0530-0800 Carry Out 0800-0900 Lunch 1100-1300 Carry Out 1300-1430 Dinner 1600-1800 *Carry Out 1800-1930

*Except during Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football 2000-2200 Midnight Meal 2300-0030 Saturday-Sunday Brunch 0700-1200 Supper 1430-1730 Carry Out 1800-2100 Midnight Meal 2300-0030

RECREATION & LEISURE The Courses at Andrews Bldg 4442 Virginia Avenue 301.981.4653 Open Dawn til Dusk

East Fitness Center (EFC) Bldg 3705 Fetchet Ave. 301.981.1610 Monday-Friday 0600-1400 Unmanned Fitness Open 24/7 Tactical Fitness Center (WFC) Bldg 1444 Concord Ave. 301.981.7101/7102 Monday-Friday 0500-2000 Saturday 0700-1500 Tactical Fitness Area Open 24/7 Outdoor Recreation (ODR) Bldg 1235 Menoher Dr. 301.981.4109/5663 Monday-Friday 0900-1700 Saturday 0900-1400 Base Pool Bldg 1353 Arkansas Road 301.981.1352/4109 Closed during the Fall/Winter Presidential Inn Bldg 1380 California Ave. 301.981.4614 Open 24/7 including Holidays NAF Human Resource Bldg 1602 Brookley Ave. Rm 161 301.981.5614 Monday-Friday 0830-1530 Closed every fourth Thursday each month

All facilities are closed on weekends, AFDW Family Days and federal holidays unless otherwise noted. Holiday hours are available at andrewsfss.com. All emergency closures due to facility maintenance or weather will be available at facebook.com/AndrewsFSS.


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