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March 30, 2020

JBLE announces restrictions to base access

Effective 1 April, JBLE will further limit installation access for Langley Air Force Base and Fort Eustis. This action is consistent with both the JBLE Public Health Emergency declaration issued on March 27th, and Governor Northam’s Stay-At-Home order issued on March 30th. The full text of Governor Northam’s executive order, including all restrictions and exemptions, can be found at https://www.governor.virginia.gov/media/governorvirginiagov/executive-actions/EO-55-Temporary-Stay-at-Home-Order-Due-to-Novel-Coronavirus-(COVID-19).pdf

March 27, 2020

Installation Commander Declares Public Health Emergency

To All Members and Families of Team JBLE, As many of you are aware the United States is now leading the world in the number of confirmed Corona cases.  The safety of our service members, families, and retirees is paramount while maintaining mission readiness and combat capability. In keeping with every possible effort to minimize community transmission across JBLE, I’ve determined that we need to further restrict access to the installation. 

March 26, 2020

Message from JBLE installation commander

It is my deepest regret to inform you that a JBLE Army family member died from presumptive complications related to COVID-19 at a hospital in Newport News. The spouse of the deceased, a Soldier assigned to Fort Eustis, also previously tested positive for COVID-19, and remains in isolation while continuing to receive medical care. Out of respect, the name of the deceased is being withheld to allow the family the proper time to grieve.

March 19, 2020

JBLE announces confirmed positive COVID-19 case

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is currently monitoring one positive case of COVID-19, a medical provider assigned to McDonald Army Health Center at Fort Eustis, who recently returned from travel out of the country. To limit exposure to others, the individual followed all precautions, self-isolated and sought out medical attention. Public health officials have completed the tracing process and notified those who may have come into contact with the positive individual.

March 13, 2020

National K9 Veterans Day: honoring our four-legged warriors

Marching along the perimeter of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, members of the 633rd Security Forces Squadron, 3rd Military Working Dog Detachment and their military working dogs honored the most selfless service members with an extended eight-mile walk for National K9 Veterans Day, March 13, 2020.

March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

March 11, 2020

Flying Freight Trains

The air around the Soldiers is filled with the whirring noise of the helicopter rotors spinning as the blades cut through the air, keeping the helicopter aloft.

March 10, 2020

New year, new FE

The 733rd Civil Engineer Division is in the early phases of the Main Substation Repair Project, which will rejuvenate Fort Eustis’ electrical infrastructure, enabling optimal installation energy consumption and facilitating renewable energy resources in the future.

March 9, 2020

P3T program keeps Soldiers physically ready for duty

The Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training program at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia is an Army-wide mandatory physical training program for pregnant Soldiers, which focuses on helping Soldiers stay fit and able to pass a PT test six months after giving birth.

March 6, 2020

One of one: The only female diver in the Army

At 28 years old, Stephanie Johnson, a mother of two, decided to join the U.S. Army and pursue a better life for her children. She dreamt of providing them opportunities and benefits that she never experienced growing up, she had no idea that she would be the only enlisted female diver in the Army.