Andrews home to the Elite

This post was originally published by Andrews Air Force Base - Joint Base Andrews

April 19, 2012 in Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland by clevine

A first impression can quickly turn into a lasting impression. From the way a person carries themselves, down to the way they simply look, a first impression often shapes how a person and their affiliates are perceived. When entering a military installation, the keepers of these first and lasting impressions tend to fall on the hands of the installation's gate guards.

For Joint Base Andrews, 11th Security Forces Squadron gate guards here have taken steps to improve and renew Andrews' first impression. Reinitiating a uniform reminiscent of Strategic Air Command's 1950's Elite Guard and Drill Team, Andrews' gate guards have taken on a new name, a new uniform and a new way of having personnel view the base and the Air Force.

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