|Joint Base Andrews|
|Part of "Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and the "United States Navy Reserve|
|"Camp Springs, "Prince George's County, Maryland, U.S.|
Location of Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
|Controlled by||"United States Air Force|
|In use||1945 – present|
|Garrison||"" "11th Wing|
|Elevation "AMSL||280 ft / 85 m|
Joint Base Andrews is a United States "military facility located in "Prince George's County, Maryland. The facility is under the jurisdiction of the "United States Air Force "11th Wing, "Air Force District of Washington (AFDW). In 2009, "Andrews Air Force Base and "Naval Air Facility Washington were merged to form Joint Base Andrews.
The base is named for "Lieutenant General "Frank Maxwell Andrews (1884–1943), former Commanding General of "United States Armed Forces in the "European Theater of Operations during "World War II. The base is widely known for serving as the home base of two "Boeing VC-25 "aircraft which have the call sign "Air Force One while the "President of the United States is on board.
For statistical purposes the base is delineated as a "census-designated place by the "U.S. Census Bureau. As of the "2010 census, the resident "population was 2,973.
The host unit at Andrews is the "11th Wing (11 WG), assigned to the "Air Force District of Washington. The 11 WG is responsible for maintaining emergency reaction rotary-wing airlift and other National Capital Region contingency response capabilities critical to national security, and for organizing, training, equipping and deploying combat-ready forces for Air and Space Expeditionary Forces (AEFs). The 11th WG commander is Colonel Bradley T. Hoagland. The Command Chief Master Sergeant is Chief Master Sergeant Vance C. Kondon.
The following units are based at Andrews:
On 1 October 2010, following the recommendations of "Base Realignment and Closure, 2005, the Air Force completed the merger of the 11th Wing and the 316th at Joint Base Andrews. The 11th Wing became the host base organization for Joint Base Andrews.
Joint Base Andrews is located at(38.803490, −76.871508), a few miles southeast of Washington, D.C. near the town of "Morningside. It is delineated as a "census-designated place by the "United States Census Bureau. The CDP has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18.0 km2), of which 6.9 square miles (17.9 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.51%, is water.
There are two runways on the base; the western runway is 11,300 feet (3,400 m) in length, and the eastern runway is 11,700 feet (3,600 m) in length. The minor third runway between them at the top of the picture (above the cross-base roadway) is now closed, and the small T-shaped runway at the bottom right of the opening picture was closed and demolished by 2008.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,925 people, 1,932 households, and 1,864 families residing in the "CDP. The population density was 1,158.9 people per square mile (447.3/km²). There were 2,133 housing units at an average density of 311.9 sq mi (120.4/km²). The racial makeup of the base was 65.3% "White, 22.8% "African American, 0.6% "Native American, 3.2% "Asian, 0.1% "Pacific Islander, 3.7% from "other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. "Hispanic or "Latino of any race were 8.7% of the population.
There were 1,932 households out of which 75.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 86.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 3.5% were non-families. 3.2% of all households were made up of individuals, none of whom was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.39 and the average family size was 3.44.
In the CDP, the population is spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 16.3% from 18 to 24, 44.9% from 25 to 44, 3.6% from 45 to 64, and 0.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 119.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.0 males.
The median income for a household in the base was $44,310, and the median income for a family was $42,866. Males had a median income of $27,070 versus $27,308 for females. The per capita income for the base was $16,520. About 2.6% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including of the total population, 2.8% of those under the age of 18 and none of those 65 and older.
The installation commander of Joint Base Andrews approved a logo re-design in the spring of 2014, which aimed to improve the branding and the overall appearance of the installation across all platforms. The project took several months and went through numerous design changes before approval, but was finalized in the late summer. The new JBA logo project was led and chiefly designed by Senior Airman Dan Burkhardt with important contributions by Mr. Dean Markos, who were both serving the Air Force in the 11th Wing Public Affairs office. The logo was approved and disseminated across all digital platforms and marketed locally in the fall of 2014.
The new logo was re-designed with a flatter, more modern design aesthetic that could comfortably occupy a number of different mediums, from mobile apps, to installation trucks and signs. Contained in it are a number of design elements that refer directly to the joint mission of the installation, which is home to several Air Force Major Commands, Naval Commands, a Marine detachment and a number of other military and government related units.
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