The Joint Hometown News Service (JHNS) is a directorate of the Defense Media Activity's Production Component. JHNS manages the Department of Defense's Hometown News program, supporting the military services. Headquartered at Ft Meade, Maryland, with additional print, broadcast and photography assets in Yokota, Japan; and Ramstein, Germany, the staff of 23 military and civilian personnel produce a variety of print and electronic news products highlighting the accomplishments and worldwide activities of individual members of the U.S. armed forces. Each year over 500,000 individual news releases are distributed to the 14,000 newspapers, television and radio stations subscribing to Hometown's free service. You can visit their Web site here.
Servicemembers at Edwards can also submit a hometown news release to highlight their professional accomplishments and milestones.
To submit a DD Form 2266 Hometown News Release, click here.
If you have any further questions, please contact 412th Test Wing Public Affairs at (661) 277-3510.