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Harrold Helderman, tells a story of his time in the U.S. Army during a tour at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Aug. 8, 2018. Helderman is a World War II Veteran that served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1955. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)
Sept. 19, 2018 - The decision to enlist into the U.S. military is made by few Americans. The reasons that turns the decision into action vary – whether it’s wanting to travel, education opportunities or healthcare stability. A young Harrold Helderman was among those who made that decision to enlist. While working long hours on a railroad with little pay, he knew it wasn’t the work he wanted to do for long.

JBLE places second on the 2018 Defender’s Cup Armed Forces Soccer Tournament
The Joint Base Langley-Eustis soccer team placed second in the 2018 Defender’s Cup Armed Forces Soccer Tournament at the South Texas Area Regional Soccer Complex, San Antonio, Texas, from Aug. 31 through Sept. 3, 2018. The Stew Hess Sportsmanship Award, normally awarded an individual, was awarded to the entire JBLE Soccer Club for outstanding sportsmanship, good conduct and fair play. (Courtesy photo)
Sept. 19, 2018 - The Joint Base Langley-Eustis soccer team placed second in the 2018 Defender’s Cup Armed Forces Soccer Tournament at the South Texas Area Regional Soccer Complex, San Antonio, Texas, from Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. The tournament put 37 installations from across the U.S. in competition to find out who is the top military soccer team in the nation.

SFS patrols Fort Eustis’ waterways
Jay Dehart, 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron harbor master, assists in putting a police boat into the water at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Aug. 30, 2018. The boundaries of Fort Eustis include the Warwick River, James River and Skiffs Creek. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)
Sept. 14, 2018 - Just as there are laws on the road and police officers in squad cars to enforce them, there are game wardens to enforce the laws out on the water. At Fort Eustis, that person is the game warden, who is in charge of enforcing all fish and game laws, as well as boating laws and any other laws that fall under Title 16 of the United States Code.

JBLE relocates vessels, aircraft in advance of Florence
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor takes off in preparation for hurricane Florence at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sep. 11, 2018. Both the F-22 and T-38 Talon airframes were flown to Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anthony  Nin Leclerec)
Sept. 12, 2018 - Joint Base Langley-Eustis evacuated vessels and aircraft in advance of Hurricane Florence, Sept. 11, 2018, to avoid possible impacts from the storm.

CONUS Limited Evacuation Order (LEO) of VA Hurricane Evacuation Areas &
Sept. 11, 2018 - This is a Limited Evacuation Order (LEO) for Joint Base Langley-Eustis personnel who reside on Langley Air Force Base or in the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) Evacuation Zone A. Evacuees are ordered and/or authorized to move from a CONUS residence to the nearest available accommodations (which may be Government quarters).

COMACC visits 363 ISRW
U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, command chief of Air Combat Command, use virtual reality technology during a visit to the 363rd Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 5, 2018. Through innovation, the 363rd ISRW uses its analytical capabilities and targeting expertise, to pull meaningful patterns from collected intelligence data to produce made-to-order targeting products for operational and tactical-level warfighters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)
Sept. 6, 2018 - U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and his wife, Sara Holmes, visited the 363rd Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Wing, here, Sept. 5, 2018.

Aerial mosquito spraying continues over JBLE
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bradley Hutchison, 757th Airlift Squadron aerial spray team technician, assists in engine start-up during a mosquito spraying mission at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 1, 2017. With support from the 757th AS, Langley Air Force Base senior leaders are ensuring disease transmitting species are not given the chance to impact Airmen’s ability to support the warfighting mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)
Sept. 5, 2018 - A second round of mosquito aerial spraying at Langley Air Force Base and Craney Island, occurred Aug. 29, 2018, in support of mosquito prevention efforts by the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron pest management.
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Joint Base Langley-Eustis is OPEN under NORMAL reporting and operating conditions. This is for JBLE-Langley and JBLE-Eustis.
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JBLE-Langley and JBLE-Eustis are OPEN for NORMAL OPERATIONS on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 https://t.co/ePIbUUtoqB
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(3/3) Gates: The Main Gate is OPEN, standby for Gate 2. Services: All services, with the exception of the Shoppete, remain closed.
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(1/3) SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 JBLE BASE STATUS AND SERVICES UPDATE: **We will continue to update services on our Faceboo… https://t.co/7OFRN26rSH
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(1/2) OPERATING STATUS FOR JBLE-LANGLEY AND JBLE-EUSTIS for September 14, 2018: JBLE-LANGLEY and JBLE-EUSTIS are OP… https://t.co/0L1VkPAbBU
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SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 JBLE BASE STATUS UPDATE: https://t.co/bWbG3R9lxn
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(3/3) JBLE-EUSTIS is OPEN under LIBERAL LEAVE. Liberal leave is authorized if approved through your supervisor. If… https://t.co/koVfHsCHpi
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(2/3) DOD Civilians who work at Langley are authorized Administrative Leave beginning September 12, 2018.