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Jan. 26, 2023

JBLE Medical Clinics stand up Walk-in Contraception Clinic

The 633d Medical Group and McDonald Army Health Center Women’s Health Clinics now offer walk-in contraceptive care, in compliance with the Defense Health Agency mandate, to promote better family planning and enhance readiness capabilities for active-duty women and beneficiaries.

Jan. 23, 2023

1st Fighter Wing Load Crew of the Year Competition

The 1st Maintenance Group hosted the 2022 Weapons Loading Competition of the Year at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 13, 2023. The competition tests Airmen’s ability to rapidly and efficiently load munitions onto an aircraft before takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Olivia Bithell)

Jan. 18, 2023

Demonstrating Air Power around the clock

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samuel “RaZZ” Larson, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, practices different maneuvers while training for the upcoming 2023 airshow season, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 6, 2023. In addition to showcasing elite skills, airshows are put on in hopes to excite and engage the local community.

Jan. 12, 2023

“Q-Anywhere” now at Hampton Roads Military Pharmacies

Now, with “Q-Anywhere”, patients at Tidewater Market Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) have the option to reduce their wait time at pharmacies for new and renewal prescriptions. Pharmacies in the Tidewater Market include those at the 633d Medical Group (Langley), McDonald Army Health Center (Eustis), and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

Jan. 12, 2023

U.S. Airman saves a U.S. Marine Colonel’s life

“Any nurse, first responder, physician … it’s in our nature to go towards whoever needs help,” stated Fields. “The week prior, I had actually just refreshed on my CPR training. Call it what you want, but a lot of things aligned to have everything go well that day. There’s actually a train that comes into Quantico and cuts off the passage of travel and the EMS transport team beat the train leaving the scene by a few seconds.”

Jan. 12, 2023

JBLE Soldiers: Ready and Resilient

The Senior Commander Army Element (SCAE), in conjunction with the 733d Mission Support Group, conducted a Resiliency Day field test, Jan. 12, 2023, to promote individual Soldier resilience and improve knowledge of community support services.

Jan. 11, 2023

Welcome back: 71st FS rejoins America’s First Team, 71st FGS activates

In a unique event combining two squadron activations and two assumptions of command, the 1st Fighter Wing reactivated the 71st Fighter Squadron and established the 71st Fighter Generation Squadron during a ceremony on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 6, 2023.

Jan. 10, 2023

Department of the Air Force releases policy on Military Parental Leave Program

Military Parental Leave for Airmen and Guardians will expand to 12 weeks after convalescent leave for birth parents and 12 weeks for non-birth parents, including adoptive parents and eligible foster parents, effective Dec. 27, 2022.

Jan. 9, 2023

Department of the Air Force outlines new Body Composition Program for Airmen, Guardians

Both the Air and Space Forces released the new Waist-to-Height Ratio BCP policy in January, with assessments to begin April 2023.

Jan. 4, 2023

MHS GENESIS and Your Pharmacy Experience

The 633d Medical Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis will launch the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, Military Health System GENESIS, on January 21, 2023. This change is in collaboration with the other facilities in the Defense Health Agency’s Tidewater Market, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and Fort Eustis’ McDonald Army Health Center.