DynCorp International team members working in support of the 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group at Joint Base Andrews, Md., were honored on January 13, 2014, at the Eighth Annual 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group Awards Luncheon.
The luncheon is an annual event that recognizes exceptional performance from personnel working in the 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group and 811th Operations Group, including active duty military. DI team members honored include:
- Bertram (Art) Hubbard – DynCorp International Fixed Wing Mechanic of the Year
- Danny Sowells – DynCorp International Rotary Wing Mechanic of the Year
- Jeffrey Mills – DynCorp International Maintenance Technician of the Year
DynCorp International at Joint Base Andrews
DI supports the 89th Airlift Wing, 11th Wing, and their customers, providing organizational- and intermediate-level aircraft maintenance and support at Joint Base Andrews, Md. In addition, DI provides base supply and fuels services for base tenants and transient aircraft. DI team members have supported the U.S. Air Force through this program since 2001.
The 89th Airlift Wing
With an air expeditionary force of more than 1,100 personnel, the 89th Airlift Wing provides global special air mission airlift, logistics, aerial port and communications for the president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military and elected leaders as tasked by the White House, Air Force chief of staff and Air Mobility Command. The 89th Airlift Wing maintains 24/7 alert, operating the Executive Airlift Training Center and Government Network Operation Center.
Known as “The President’s Wing,” the 89th Airlift Wing continues to contribute to Joint Base Andrews’ rich history as the elite Air Mobility Command wing for transporting VIPs around the world. Not only does Andrews provide service for America’s senior officials, but also kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers, popes, and local and foreign military leaders make Joint Base Andrews their first stop in the United States.