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‘Something for everyone’ April 3, 2006 — Every Tuesday at 9 a.m., the Family Support Center sponsors a Children’s Play Group in the Bethel Chapel where 1- through 5-year-olds can interact.Some of them build castles with blocks, some drive toy cars around imaginary cities, and some play house with the toy kitchenette in the chapel nursery -- but as a whole, they are learning valuable MORE

Local pilots reflect on being Tuskegee legacy heirs April 3, 2006 — Something special began July 19, 1941.For the first time in the history of military aviation, blacks were given an opportunity to prove themselves in the sky.The first black aviators began their flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Ala., and went to the famed 99th Fighter Squadron.The Tuskegee Airmen had to fight not only the Nazis, but the MORE

‘Good to go!’ April 3, 2006 — To put any difficulties in the past and focus on opportunities ahead, 1st Fighter Wing Airmen test themselves to find their strengths and weakness with a Phase I exercise.“This exercise has highlighted certain challenges on getting our generation timing and deployment timing more in sync,” said Installation Deployment Officer Daniel Owens. “The MORE

Heart Link helps spouses transition into military life April 3, 2006 — Elena Jacobs is a young Air Force wife.At 21, she has been an Air Force spouse for all of 10 months, and nothing she learned growing up in California prepared her for the transition to military life.On Feb 10, the Family Support Center hosted the Heart Link Program, an Air Combat Command developed program that brings together new and experienced MORE

Airmen’s Attic needs volunteers to survive April 3, 2006 — When 2-year-old Matthew Tinker and his 6-month-old sister, Serenity, moved here in November 2004, the harsh Virginia winter was too cold for the warm weather clothes their parents had purchased for them in California.Trying to start a new life at Langley, Airman 1st Class Matthew Tinker and his wife, Carrie, did not have the funds available to buy MORE

WWII triple ace awed by Raptor April 3, 2006 — He was overwhelmed.He stood there, a man representing the past glory of almost 40 years of American air dominance, looking up at the Air Force’s newest fighter -- and felt he had nothing adequate to describe it.Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Gordon Graham, triple World War II Ace and former Tactical Air Command vice commander, got to touch the F-22A Raptor Sunday MORE

Midnight chow April 3, 2006 — Midnight chow warms the heart and the belly with friendly service and a hot meal for those who work through the night to keep Langley going.Open to anyone already allowed to use the dining facility, midnight chow offers a full entrée of either a hot meal or short order, salad bar or breakfast for nocturnal Airmen from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.“We MORE

Repair program Airmen keep goods off DRMO shelves March 30, 2006 — It’s like the ultimate second time around store, only they fix aircraft parts and various other things around base that keep Langley up and running instead of granddad’s old fishing pole.The Air Force Repair Enhancement Program optimizes and maximizes the warfighting capability of the 1st Fighter Wing by repairing items that otherwise would be MORE

‘Here, hold my beer. Watch this!’ March 30, 2006 — “Here, hold my beer. Watch this!” is not the personal risk management that the commander of Air Combat Command is looking for.“More than ever, military members are participating in extreme sports and high-risk activities,” said Gen. Ronald Keys. “We need to make sure we know who our risk takers are and continue to remind everyone that we need to MORE

Speaker shows women how to break glass ceiling March 30, 2006 — At 33 years old, when most people are just settling into life, career and marriage, the 153rd Mission Support Group commander was just beginning her greatest adventure.“I pulled myself up by the boot straps, so to speak, to get where I am today,” said Col. Rita C. Meyer. “I was born into a large and very poor family. We lived in an isolated rural 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!