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Jan. 22, 2021

Fort Eustis policeman awarded for saving life

A Fort Eustis police officer received an official commendation Jan. 19, for a life-saving deed he performed while responding to an emergency.

Oct. 8, 2019

Be prepared: The Great Southeast Shake Out

An earthquake could strike at any time. On Aug. 23, 2011, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit the Piedmont region of Virginia at 1:51 p.m.

May 2, 2017

AT 17 eyes, ears: Command Post disseminates vital information

While the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lighting II pilots flew combat training missions with Royal air force Typhoon Eurofighters and French air force Dassault Rafale pilots during ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17, the 633rd Air Base Wing Command Post was the sole command and control entity for all exercise participants.

Aug. 30, 2016

JBLE urges personnel to register for emergency notifications

In accordance with Joint Base Langley-Eustis command, all personnel with nonclassified internet protocol (NIPR) system access are required to register and activate their AtHoc icon upon arrival to the installation. AtHoc is an emergency mass notification system that provides multiple crisis and mass notification capabilities. “The program helps JBLE Airmen, Soldiers and Civilians communicate and collaborate during any unforeseen real world or manmade crisis or emergencies, said Kevin Castro, JBLE Command Post chief. “During crisis incidents, for example an Active Shooter, those who are at their facility work stations will receive a desktop message-banner notifying the user of an impending or ongoing crisis.”