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PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Posted 12/16/2013 Printable Fact Sheet

MISSION
To provide strategic communications counsel to Andersen leaders; build, maintain, and strengthen morale and readiness; enhance community trust and support, and achieve regional influence and deterrence by showcasing Andersen Air Force Base operations. This is done through active media and community engagement and documentation of the Andersen AFB mission through journalism, photography and videography/broadcasting.

The Public Affairs office contributes information to the following:

Andersen AFB Webpage, www.andersen.af.mil
Watercooler page
Commander's Access Channel
Straight Talk Line - 671-366-TALK (8255)
Base Marquee (Arc Light)
Facebook Page, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

Visual Information Products & Services
VI materials generated or acquired by Air Force members, employees, or contractors in conducting official duties are the property of the United States Air Force. Personal use of VI materials for sale or any other reason not directly related to an official Air Force activity is prohibited. Use of personally-owned or self-help equipment requires users to adhere to operational security, historical archiving, information security guidelines. All images entering the public domain must be reviewed and cleared for release by the Public Affairs office.

Studio Appointments
Passport*, Visa, ISOPREP, Blue Badge (Walk-in basis):
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 1 to 3:30 p.m.

* This service is provided for military and DoD civilian personnel traveling on government orders requiring a "no-fee" government passport. Dependents requiring a "no-fee" passport for PCS orders are authorized to use the Photo Lab for passport photos.

Head & Shoulders (By appointment only): 
Mondays: 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Fridays: 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Full Lengths (By appointment Only):
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 9 to 11:30 a.m.


Hometown News Release Program
Let your hometown know what you're up to!

Local media outlets love highlighting achievements of their local servicemembers and DoD civilians. The Hometown News Release Program is an easy way for Public Affairs to issue news releases to local media outlets about selected accomplishments and achievements of members in their unit. If you or someone in your unit would like to contribute information to a local media outlet, please complete a DD Form 2266, Hometown News Release Information, or be interviewed by a member of the public affairs staff, and be recognized!

Click link to access DD Form 2266, Hometown News Release Information:
https://hnforms.dma.mil/presentation/lfserver/36WGANDERSONAFB

Media
Andersen Air Force Base is a non-public news gathering forum and as such, all civilian media must have approval and an escort prior to entering the base. The 36th Wing PA Operations team typically makes arrangements to meet civilian media prior to their arrival at the Main Gate of Andersen AFB.
Media interested in covering Andersen activities should call 671-366-4202 to arrange for an escort and for detailed information regarding upcoming media opportunities. The office has a 24-hour on-call PA representative who can be reached by calling 671-688-0761 or through contacting the 36th Wing Command Post at 671-366-2981.

Watercooler, Marquee & Commander's Access Channel:
To submit an advertisement for an event, send your landscape oriented powerpoint slide to 36WG.PA2@us.af.mil.  We update the Watercooler, Marquee and Commander's Access Channel on Fridays.  Submissions received by Thursday will be included in the updated queue.

Camera Purchases

* Per AFI 35-109, 5.3.3 -- Any film or digital photographic cameras, video cameras, and photographic printer purchases must be approved by your base's Public Affairs office.

To request approval, send an e-mail to 36WG.PA2@us.af.mil containing the following information:

1. Product type, make and model
2. Price
3. Purpose



Contact Information
For more information on how Public Affairs can help you, contact us at the following sources:

COMM: (671) 366-4202 / 2228
DSN: 315-366-4202 / 2228
FAX: (671) 366-1432
E-MAIL: 36WG.PA2@us.af.mil

36th Wing Public Affairs
Unit 14003
APO AP 96543-4003





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