Tag: Andrews Air Force Base

Wounded servicemen arriving from Vietnam at Andrews Air Force Base

Soldier Wounded in Vietnam, Arrives at Andrews

This is a powerful photograph from March 8th, 1968. After our Andrews AFB post this morning, we did a little digging for some photographs. This...
Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (May 21, 2005) - Air Force One takes off from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., during the 2005 Joint Service Open House. President George W. Bush was en route to Grand Rapids, Mich., to give a graduation speech to the 2005 graduates of Calvin College. The 89th Presidential Airlift Group at Andrews Air Force Base is responsible for Air Force One, which is housed in a 140,000-square-foot maintenance and support complex. The Joint Services Open House, held May 20-22, showcased civilian and military aircraft from the Nation’s armed forces which provided many flight demonstrations and static displays. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain (Wikipedia)video

Why Is It Named Joint Base Andrews?

Do you know why it's named Andrews Air Force Base? Who was Andrews? If you know, before reading this, you are an all-star GoDCer. The...
Dulles Airport at night

Three Things You Didn’t Know About Dulles Airport

Know the history of Dulles Airport outside Washington? It was born in the 1960s as the first airport specifically built for jet aircraft.

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