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Young Soldier celebrates Army Birthday, gains appreciation June 10, 2015 — This year, several units took part in a 2.2 mile run to honor the U.S. Army's 240th Birthday at Fort Eustis, Virginia, June 11, 2015.For some this was simply a way to celebrate the Amy's legacy, but for others like newly enlisted U.S. Army Pfc. Michael King, it was a time to think about motivation for joining the ranks. For King, even before the MORE

Journey from loss to honor: Army sergeant running 50 marathons for fallen June 3, 2015 — "What right looks like"U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jeffery Lewis, sat at a local bar unable to recognize the reflection glimmering off the amber colored liquid in his pint sized glass in June 2012.The unfamiliar person quickly erased as he took a few swigs of the liquid in hopes of erasing the anguish and pain of his recent divorce.The feeling didn't MORE

Mentoring through J.E.T. Fuel May 19, 2015 — "You are afforded privileges not awarded to others, and you have freely accepted responsibility beyond the call of normal duty," as stated in the senior non-commissioned officer creed. "You have not merely been promoted one pay grade; you have joined an exclusive group--A group dedicated to taking care of those who follow in their footsteps."After MORE

Air Force Future Tech: COMACC talks Laser-Equipped Aircraft May 12, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force was born out of technology. After taking flight with the development of the first airplane and maintaining the United States' role in air superiority, one may wonder, what technological innovation is the Air Force planning next to ensure command of the air?One promising possibility--lasers.  To broaden the force's capabilities, MORE

633rd SFS to increase antiterrorism efforts May 6, 2015 — Members of the 633rd Security Forces Squadron will make significant adjustments to their antiterrorism routines to better protect personnel at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, May 26, 2015.The immediate changes will be new gate schedules.According to U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shakira Ham, 633rd SFS desk clerk, the NASA Gate's inbound and MORE

Wounded Warrior uses adaptive sports for change May 6, 2015 — Days before a deployment, U.S. Army Capt. Joe Colón, Jr. attempted to block a shot during a pickup game of basketball with a few other Soldiers, and as he came back down a crack echoed throughout the gymnasium.Colón broke his ankle that day, ripping apart ligaments that would take months to repair, ultimately keeping him from his deployment."I was MORE

SFS recommends alternate route for morning commute May 4, 2015 — Entering Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, through the West (Armistead) Gate in the morning may be a huge drag to some because of its traffic build-up.Due to the slow stream of traffic, members of the 633rd Security Forces Squadron reassure patrons that their commute doesn't have to be a source of frustration, and recommend using the LaSalle Gate MORE

Iron Airman seeks challenges to better self April 7, 2015 — U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Katherine Shaw's flight instructor sat across from Shaw with an expressionless face. The instructor took in a deep breath as if the air contained the right way to say the words he was about to utter, but there were none."They said I had a great attitude and work ethic, and would still make a great officer, just not as a MORE

Langley Airman to polish her Polish March 25, 2015 — A U.S. Air Force Airman from Langley Air Force Base, Va., was recently chosen to join the Language Enabled Airman Program along with 458 other officers and enlisted Airmen.As an advanced level Polish speaker, Air University's Air Force Culture and Language Center offered Maj. Beata Rosson, 633rd Medical Group TRICARE Operations and Patient MORE

Challenge accepted: Former MTI, retrainee reflects on 15-year transformation March 25, 2015 — Editor's note: The last name of the Airman in this article has been withheld for operational security purposes.Conversations about workload and home life frustrations competed with attempts to justify choosing the less healthy, but shorter, pizza line over a healthier option buzzed between Airmen at the Langley Air Force Base Exchange food court. MORE

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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!