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Nov. 21, 2006

Langley reduces operations due to potential flooding

Langley Air Force Base will begin reducing operations to minimal essential personnel from 5 a.m. Nov. 22 to 5 a.m. Nov. 23 due to the expected flooding associated with the incoming storm front. The approaching storm poses a threat to Langley because of high winds and the potential for flooding. Langley's flight line is only 11 feet above sea level.

Nov. 3, 2006

No Trespassing

Oct. 27, 2006

1 LRS Fuels Flight seeks out Drake Award

The men and women of the 1st Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight will compete for The Drake Award when the Air Combat Command Drake evaluation team comes to visit Monday and Tuesday. The Drake award is very dear to the hearts of the Langley Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants flight, named after Colonel Edwin Drake, who is credited for

Oct. 27, 2006

1 FW, 480 IW, AEFC garner awards

Several units on Langley received good news Oct. 18 when a message was sent out recognizing their hard work with Air Force-level awards. 1st Fighter Wing Air Force Outstanding Unit Award The number seven is now lucky for members of the 1st Fighter Wing, as this is the wing's seventh nomination for the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. The last time

Oct. 20, 2006

Before you run...

Since the Air Force implemented running as part of fitness assessment, it's not uncommon for Airmen to ask for pointers concerning the sport. The most frequently asked question is the "how to" of running. Many people know what's expected of them and think running is simple enough so they don't need any other information. However, some find out

Oct. 20, 2006

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In 1945, Congress enacted Public Law 176, designating October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This was done to recognize the enormous potential of individuals with disabilities and to ensure their full integration into the workforce. In the Air Force, individuals with disabilities are making important contributions in the

Oct. 13, 2006

119th Happy Hooligans say goodbye to Langley

Detachment 1 of the 119th Fighter Wing said their final farewells Thursday, not only to Langley, but to the fighter and alert mission as well. The 119th is succeeded by the 158th Fighter Wing from the Vermont Air National Guard, which assumed the alert mission the same day. "The men and women of the 119th performed the alert mission continuously,

Oct. 13, 2006

Phase II kicks off Monday

People living in and around Langley may hear more than birds and passing cars early Monday morning when the 1st Fighter Wing kicks off its week-long Phase II exercise, maneuvers designed to simulate working in a wartime environment. Residents will hear announcements over the Giant Voice system, loud explosions, warning sirens and the pitter-patter