Public Affairs


JBAB Public Affairs Office

The Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Public Affairs Offices advises the commander and executes the command's media relations, community relations and command information missions. The Public Affairs Office is responsible for all media interactions, community relations events, moderating official JBAB social media platforms and the JBAB public website. You may also contact the public affairs staff via email at


Media Relations

The media relations section of the public affairs office is the liaison between the news and entertainment media, and the installation and units assigned here. All media representatives with queries regarding incidents, accidents, events and activities aboard Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling should call 202-404-8863 during duty hours. The public affairs office can also provide media training to offices and individuals to prepare for media engagements. Archived media releases can be found here.

Unescorted media is not permitted on the installation.  


Official Portraits

All photos are by appointment only. Appointments are accepted Tuesdays between noon and 3 p.m. Official photos are scheduled on a "first come, first served basis." Please provide in the email for your request for an appointment:

· Last Name, First Name (as it appears in your e-mail address)
· Rank / Grade
· Email address
· Purpose and justification for portrait session

For official photos and special duty packages please bring in a copy of your specific requirements. We do not take photos for retirement programs, award nominees, or unofficial biographies. We provide digital images. We do not have the ability to print any photos. The photographer may assist you with minor adjustments for best subject representation. The photographer is not responsible for proper wear of the uniform. Military photographers are not authorized to digitally alter images in any way (AFI 35-109 and DODI 5040.02). For more information or to set up an appointment, please call 202-404-8436.



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