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Soldier’s road to a degree November 18, 2014 — As the fall semester comes to an end and the spring semester approaches, so does another opportunity for U.S. Army Soldiers to begin or complete a degree. Advisors at the Fort Eustis Herb Bateman Army Education Center are available to assist Soldiers as they embark on their journey to completing a degree.Though Soldiers are required to wait a full MORE

Adversarial advantage: T-38 keeps Raptors sharp November 18, 2014 — A team gathers before the big day, uniforms crisp, faces tight with anticipation and concentration. From their ranks, a man steps forward to go over their first play. A series of X's and O's are configured on the table, each member asks a question or makes a comment before their final plan comes together.With their strategy in mind, they head out MORE

Bringing Do Hap Sool to JBLE November 14, 2014 — With a simple bend at the waist and hands pressed firmly together, students signify their respect for the creator of an art designed to teach self-defense.While living in South Korea in 1970, In Hwan Chung created Do Hap Sool, a non-competitive martial art which teaches self-defense through the imitation of nature and the composition and components MORE

Sweetgrass and chevrons: Langley senior NCO embraces Native American heritage, Air Force family November 14, 2014 — On any given day, patrons entering Langley Air Force Base's Shellbank Fitness Center are greeted by the radiant smile and warm personality of the manager, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. April Donnelly.That welcoming kindness, she said, stems from her upbringing in the fraternal construct of America's Native American community.Donnelly, who is MORE

Chronicle of a chief: Retired, but not tired November 10, 2014 — The year was 1945, World War II would soon end, and the Cold War was soon to begin. Seventeen year-old Mark Flockhart, deciding he had no future working in a steel mill in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, lied about his age and was drafted into in the U.S. Army Air Corps two years before it became the U.S. Air Force.Almost 60 years later, retired Chief MORE

Fort Eustis Veterinary Clinic: an animal all its own November 10, 2014 — Little Fido is not looking so hot, but Fido's owners are new to the Fort Eustis and unsure of where to go.Fortunately, help is closer than they think: Veterinary providers are standing by to help Fido right down the road at the Fort Eustis Veterinary Clinic, open Tuesdays through Saturdays.The Fort Eustis Veterinary Clinic staff works to prevent MORE

438th SCOS ensures aircraft readiness globally November 7, 2014 — Hard work, dedication and focus are few of the characteristics which goes into ensuring U.S. Air Force aircraft are mission ready as it takes a village to guarantee even the smallest part is provided and accounted for. Many are unaware of the U.S. Service members working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the world's greatest Air Force is MORE

Community Commons: What you need to know November 7, 2014 — As U.S. Air Force Airmen spend their time at work, stress may build up inside them. The Community Commons at Langley Air Force Base, Va., may provide several ways an Airman can release that stress, relax, do something exciting or learn a new skill.According to Master Sgt. Elroy Williams, 633rd Force Support Squadron community programs director, the MORE

Community commitment: Soldier supports citizens November 5, 2014 — To achieve recognition for excellence within a unit, whether it is a company or the entire Department of Defense, brings a great sense of pride to a U.S. Army Soldier. However, the direction of that pride truly defines the nature and ethics of that warrior.Staff Sgt. Retina McCarter, 93rd Signal Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Company MORE

TRADOC civilian, former CSM retires after 40 years of combined Army service November 4, 2014 — In 1967, a U.S. Army recruiter asked 18-year-old Peggy Tighe if she wanted to take a test. She didn't have any reason not to, so she took it.The results landed her a job as a stenographer in the Woman's Army Corps. All the self-proclaimed introvert had to do was graduate from Advanced Individual Training school and the job was hers."At graduation, MORE

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The Langley Community Events Council held their monthly meeting on December 7th, 2017. Here is what they discussed.
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ADVISORY: There will be an emergency response exercise this morning on Fort Eustis. Personnel may see sirens and hear simulated rounds in the vicinity of building 860. The exercise is not expect to impact traffic or normal operations.
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We are unable to broadcast the Fort Eustis Community Events Council meeting via Facebook Live at this time. However, we will post a recording of the meeting this afternoon. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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The flightline can be a dangerous place as a recent visitor to JBLE learned the hard way. As he ventured closer to the most lethal fighter jet on the planet, this fellow flier was faced with his own mortality. This cautionary tale serves as a frightening reminder to always practice situational awareness.
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Tonight, Fort Eustis hosted its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, featuring carols performed by the TRADOC Band, local Girl Scouts, and the Woodside High School Select Women’s Ensemble. Santa and Mrs. Claus even paid the post a visit, wishing Happy Holidays to all!