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Oct. 31, 2019

Fort Eustis cultivates force readiness through professional development

Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Guden, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command command sergeant major, led a leader professional development session Oct. 25, 2019, at the Wylie Theater here.The Army defines leader development as “the deliberate, continuous, and progressive process-founded in Army Values-that grows Soldiers and Army Civilians into

Oct. 30, 2019

Trick-or-treaters celebrate the spooky season

Service members and their families attended the 10th annual Night at the Transportation Museum Halloween event and the Fall Fest at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Children dressed in costumes trick-or-treated, toured the museum’s live exhibits, walked through a haunted hangar and a Chinook helicopter, played games and made crafts.

Oct. 30, 2019

Guiding through stages of a career

From professional development training to retraining assistance, the career assistance advisors of Joint Base Langley-Eustis have a plethora of resources to help Airmen throughout their career. “Career assistance advisor is a multifaceted position and there are two roles,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Brent Likes, JBLE career assistance advisor. “The first role is we help people out with some personnel programs that might be difficult for them, like retraining or base of preference applications. The [second role] is professional development, like the first term Airmen center, NCO professional enhancement seminar and the senior NCO professional enhancement seminar.”

Oct. 30, 2019

AtHoc may save members, family’s lives

During severe weather or crisis events, communication is key to survival and risk mitigation. To assist Joint Base Langley-Eustis uses the AtHoc system to notify base personnel of urgent information.

Oct. 25, 2019

AMCOM Special Programs (Aviation) Director, Geoff Downer, appointed to Senior Executive Service

The U.S. Army inducted Geoff Downer, Director of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Special Programs (Aviation), into Senior Executive Service during an Oct. 18 appointment ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Oct. 24, 2019

The past meets the present: 1 FW hosts reunion tour

The Air Force lifestyle is sometimes full of traditions ranging from formal military ceremonies, to carrying small coins stamped with the unit’s insignia. As trivial as some traditions may seem, understanding where a unit has been is key to knowing where they’re going.

Oct. 23, 2019

Fit to fight: train the trainer

A U.S. Air Force Physical Training Leader from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, grips the bars of the Battle Rig at the Air Combat Command gym at JBLE Oct. 17, 2019. The PTL’s were trained on how to use the Rig properly so they can train others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

Oct. 23, 2019

Respiratory Care Week keeps us breathing well

Respiratory Care Week runs from October 20-26 this year as part of Healthy Lung Month.

Oct. 23, 2019

Seasonal Storage: parking RVs and Boats for the winter

Now that it is officially fall, many outdoor enthusiasts are beginning to look for a spot to park their recreational vehicle (RV), camper or boat until the next camping and boating season. The 633rd Security Forces Squadron has additional safety concerns presented by abandoned vehicles on the installation.

Oct. 23, 2019

Yorktown Day

Yorktown Day is an annual event which commemorates the siege at Yorktown in 1781 and the revolutionary victory that paved the way for America and freedom.