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Dec. 13, 2018

Keeping the holiday spirit alive

U.S Army Soldiers assigned to the 210th Aviation Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 128th Avn. Brigade stand in front of their winning holiday card at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 13, 2018. The winning units received gift cards that can be used towards morale events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Derek Seifert)

Dec. 12, 2018


First Lady Melania Trump speaks to U.S. Army Soldiers, U.S. Air Force Airmen and local school children at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 12, 2018. Trump thanked the Soldiers and Airmen for their service and sacrifices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)

Dec. 12, 2018

JBLE highlights holiday safety

When people are busy decorating, shopping, entertaining or traveling during the holiday season, the rush to complete their to-do lists could lead to a lack of emphasis on proper safety practices.

Dec. 12, 2018

Holiday blues: Let’s talk about it

As a U.S. Army Soldier scrolls through his social media feed of happy family photos, friends reuniting at his old stomping grounds and his cousins preparing for their baby’s first Christmas, he drags his finger across the screen, remembering Christmases of years past, and he’s reminded he hasn’t even met his newest family member yet.

Dec. 11, 2018

Tree lighting brings holiday cheer to military families

(Right)U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul Benenati, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command deputy chief of staff, (left) U.S. Army Col. Jennifer Walkawicz, 733rd Mission Support Group commander, and (middle) Trevor Horacek, son of U.S. Army Pfc. Andrew Horacek, 149th Seaport Operation Company, 10th Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) cargo

Dec. 11, 2018

Veterans share past service, why they continue to serve

It is no secret that Joint Base Langley-Eustis has a large retiree community. Though they have left the service, many veterans choose to give back to the armed service community by volunteering their time at various on-base agencies. Some of these veterans sat down to share why they continue to serve today.

Dec. 11, 2018

Trees for Troops brings cheer to families, one tree at a time

Dreary weather did not diminish the holiday spirit of U.S. service members as they walked back and forth carrying tightly wrapped evergreen trees from a shipping truck to Bethel Park and Schultz Plaza at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 7, 2018. With each breath the U.S. Army Soldiers and U.S. Air Force Airmen took as they carried the trees, a small cloud escaped their lips. However, smiles covered their faces and holiday music filled the air as they unpacked the 550 trees donated by tree farms in the northeast U.S. and Canada.

Dec. 11, 2018

Toys for Tots keeps holiday spirit alive

The Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia community participated in the Toys for Tots donation drive during this holiday season from Nov. 8 – Dec. 5, 2018.

Dec. 4, 2018

Another piece of Fort Eustis history

The U.S. Army Transportation Museum received a 1940 M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage Half-track at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 3, 2018. The museum received the M16 Half-track from the U.S. Army Museum Support Center in Anniston, Alabama, to better tell the story of combat vehicles during World War II.

Dec. 4, 2018

JBLE celebrates Native American Indian heritage

Members of the Cheroenhaka tribe from Southampton County, Virginia, visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 30, 2018, to highlight and share the history and traditions of Native Americans in the Virginia area during Native American Indian Heritage Month.