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June 29, 2020

TRADOC incorporates inclusion, diversity training into EO course

EO, or equal opportunity, has been part of the Army training curriculum for decades. In fact, one might conclude the Army continues to be a pioneer as the training Soldiers receive reminds them of cultural differences and how they should embrace those differences.However, for the first time, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is now

June 27, 2020

Soldier hosts 2nd annual Pride run

The month of June is nationally recognized as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer or Questioning Pride Observance month to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, which spurred the ongoing fight for equal rights and fair justice for LGBTQ+ community members.

June 25, 2020

733d Mission Support Group welcomes new commander

The 733d Mission Support Group welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 25, 2020, at the Eustis Club. U.S Army Col. Chesley Thigpen, Jr., assumed command of the 733d MSG from U.S. Army Col. Jennifer Walkawicz.

June 25, 2020

Bringing Airmen together during social distancing

With restrictions and social distancing measures in place, it can be difficult to stay connected with others. The Dorm Management team took this challenge on at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, by hosting The Tunnell Hall Farmer’s Walk Kettle Bell Challenge, June 19, 2020.

June 24, 2020

Thermal-imaging devices measure temperature at safe distances

To assist in fighting the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, team members from the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force conducted training to teach Soldiers how to use thermal-imaging fever screening devices June 10 at Fort Eustis, Virginia.According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, thermal-imaging systems use infrared technology to measure surface

June 24, 2020

McDonald introduces pagers for long wait times

The McDonald Army Health Center pharmacy introduced 60 restaurant style pagers to better help with long lines and wait times June 15, 2020. The pagers expand the pharmacy’s threshold for the number of patients it can serve on a daily basis. The inside lobby holds 12 patients and up to six can be at the windows at any given time, along with 60 patients with pagers.

June 22, 2020

Farewell: A walk to remember

U.S. Army Col. Jenn Walkawicz, 733d Mission Support Group Commander, recapped the last two years of her leadership as her change of command approaches.“When I first arrived I had no idea what I was getting into,” Walkawicz said. “I am an Army officer commanding an Air Force group on an Air Force-led joint base that supports predominantly Army

June 12, 2020

Airmen use innovation to help during COVID-19

Two U.S. Air Force 1st Fighter Wing Airmen use the 1st FW innovation lab to help wing personnel continue the mission during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lab provides resources to research and create masks that could then be distributed to personnel to help fight the spread of the virus.

June 5, 2020

JBLE conducts mass coronavirus testing

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is conducting mass rapid oral fluid COVID-19 testing of roughly 2% of its population—approximately 7,800 joint, active duty personnel—over a three-day period, June 3 through 5.

May 29, 2020

JBLE Torch Club forges their own path home

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is empowering its youth with the Torch Club, which allows children from the ages of 9-13 to work together to discuss new, old and future projects around the installation.