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Becoming better Airmen by making every word count July 3, 2007 — From several miles in the sky to a volatile combat engagement on the battlefield - aircrew and ground controllers practice effective communication because lives depend on it. The relationship between air and ground forces is crucial in Iraq and Afghanistan where the majority of combat air operations consist of close air support. In theater, more MORE

Senior ACC scientist leads NMFWA May 17, 2007 — It's likely his office wall displays the only "Arachnids of Afghanistan" poster on base. He's been an air commando officer in Southeast Asia and a college professor. He has also worked with bottle-nosed dolphins, white-tailed deer, red fox, black snakes, rattlesnakes, wild horses and antelope. Welcome to the world of Dr. Terry Bashore. Dr. Bashore MORE

Hail to the chief December 8, 2006 — Chief Master Sgt. James Johnson, 1st Fighter Wing command chief has spent more than 24 years in the Air Force. Father of three and husband for more than 10 years, Chief Johnson initially enlisted when he was 19 in his hometown of Radcliff, Ky. When not overseeing enlisted Airmen here, Chief Johnson spends his spare time reading, working out and MORE

Suicide hits too close to home for commander December 1, 2006 — It's a commander's worst nightmare. Although it's been more than 14 years, Lt. Col. Dane West, 1st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, will never forget the day one of his troops committed suicide. To this day, he shares his experience with everyone he can in the hopes of preventing the same unnecessary, tragic loss of life. For sensitivity to MORE

Unearthed tombstones bring spirits of past alive at Langley December 1, 2006 — Oct. 24 began with business as usual here, as construction activities started bright and early in the Lighter-than-Air housing area, where the installation of a new vacuum sewer system was taking place near some vacant housing units. All of a sudden, the backhoe hit something hard and the contractors, expecting to see a piece of concrete or stone, MORE

ALSA provides quick solutions to real-time problems November 27, 2006 — Established in 1975, the Air, Land and Sea Application Center is a multi-service unit that writes tactic, technique and procedure manuals to meet the immediate needs of the warfighter. Many of the manuals the ALSA center produces help save the lives of men and women in the War on Terror every day. Although there are other joint doctrine-producing MORE

Fightin’ Eagle pilot donates bone marrow November 3, 2006 — Capt. Daniel "Magic" Lee, a 27th Fighter Squadron pilot, always donates blood when he can. Nearly 10 years ago at the Air Force Academy, he checked the little box on the form asking if he wanted to register with the National Marrow Donor Program. One extra test tube of blood was drawn - and he thought no more about it for several years. And then a MORE

Viviendo el sueno Americano: For Airman who came to U.S. as a refugee, the American dream is to serve October 13, 2006 — "Viviendo el Sueño Americano or Living the American Dream" for many of us is as easy as reaching out and grabbing it; our country was founded on that premise. For Staff Sergeant Lizmailyn Bermudez, the American dream was not so easy. While growing up in Communist Cuba her American Dream involved a terrifying sea adventure, eight months in a refugee MORE

Langley group gives back to veterans September 29, 2006 — More than 50 people from Our Lady of Peace Parish here at Langley spent Sunday afternoon at the VA hospital in Hampton as part of an ongoing project to spend time and develop relationships with patients in the Spinal Cord Injury Ward. The volunteers brought all the fixings for ice cream sundaes, and no one left hungry. "The ice cream sundae was MORE

1 MDG commander recalls 24 hours at Pentagon September 15, 2006 — Col. Kory Cornum, 1st Medical Group commander, was in the middle of a hair cut when he heard a plane hit the World Trade Center. At the time, he thought it was an accident, a small plane like a Cessna. Then the second plane hit, and everything changed. A surgeon at Fort McNair, only two miles from the Pentagon, Colonel Cornum saw smoke coming from 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!