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Feb. 13, 2019

JBLE streamlines care for active duty

To enhance partnerships and ease of communication with command teams regarding the health and medical readiness of team members, the Langley Hospital has opened the Operational Medicine Clinic at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 14, 2019.

Feb. 13, 2019

1st FW soars past sortie goal

The 1st Fighter Wing recently exceeded the minimum number of sorties set for the month of January by launching more than 250 sorties in three days at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Feb. 13, 2019

Fabrication, modification: 558th Trans. Co. uses advanced technology

The 558th Transportation Company at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia utilizes advanced technology to repair, fabricate and modify parts and equipment for the U.S. Army units across the installation.

Feb. 13, 2019

Trading in copper for fiber optic

An Airman looks over his clipboard, scanning the schematics for the routine checks to be performed. It is dark and the only light is from the open manhole cover. A splash echoes with each step he takes from the water that has built up underground, soaking his boots as the required cable inspections are performed.

Feb. 13, 2019

Training to be the best

Every year, across the U.S. Army, drill sergeants compete against each other to find the best of the best. The Drill Sergeant of the Year competition tests the knowledge of Warrior Tasks, battle drills, weapons qualifications, drill and ceremony, as well as their physical abilities.

Feb. 11, 2019

Four R’s for our Airmen

The 633rd Air Base Wing launched an initiative aimed at improving squadron fitness at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 1, 2019.

Feb. 6, 2019

The Heart of a Dirt Boy

The nurse walks in and begins carefully unhooking the infusion treatments so as not to disrupt the patient. His stage four cancer that started in his esophagus, has now spread to his stomach, liver, kidney and lungs, ravaging his body.

Feb. 6, 2019

Keeping JBLE mission ready one mask at a time

The gas mask fit test is an essential part of mission readiness and a U.S. Air Force requirement. The 633rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is in charge of providing the test at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Feb. 6, 2019

Selfless service; inside and out

Selfless service – one of the seven U.S. Army values that makes a Soldier a Soldier. For some, these values stretch further than just their service to the Army. For Staff Sgt. Venance Akissi, selfless service is shown not only to the Soldiers he teaches as an instructor at the 128th Aviation Brigade but to the countless hours he spends volunteering his time off duty.

Jan. 30, 2019

Career skills offer bridge to civilian life

The Career Skills Program (CSP), also known as the DOD Skillbridge, offers U.S. service members the opportunity to get a head start in the civilian sector when the time comes to separate or retire from the military. The program allows members to plan ahead. Although the program is not an entitlement, it can be an opportunity for members to get their foot in the door before leaving the service.