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Andrews AFB, MD
Andrews AFB, MD 20762 | Base Operator: DSN 858-1110 or 301-981-1110/6161
Andrews AFB: Overview
The roots of Andrews Air Force Base (AFB) go all the way back to the Civil War when Union troops occupied a church near Camp Springs, MD using it as sleeping quarters. This church is still being used and is known as Chapel Two. The Camp Springs Army Air Field was established on August 25, 1941 during World War II, and once construction was completed, it became operation on May 2, 1943.
Andrews AFB: Education
Andrews AFB is a great place to be stationed and there are many things to see and do. It is also a great place to start going to school. Online schools provide you with the opportunity to earn your degree while serving, since you can continue to go to school even if you go on TDY or if you PCS. You may want to request information from a number of these schools. Start by clicking the "Find A School" button below:
Andrews AFB: Location
Andrews AFB is located in Prince George County in the state of Maryland and lies about 10 miles to the southeast of the Washington, D.C. border. The state of Virginia is also only about 15 miles away from the base. Andrews AFB is positioned within the town of Camp Springs, MD, and has another three towns along its borders. These towns include Clinton, Morningside, and Forestville.
Andrews AFB: Interesting Facts
For more information about Andrews AFB, please visit www.andrews.af.mil.