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Aug. 31, 2023

ACC enlisted induct Gen. Kelly into Order of the Sword

Air Combat Command's enlisted force honored their commander with an induction into the Order of the Sword at the Riverview Event Center on Aug. 30. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor the enlisted corps can bestow upon a senior ranking officer in the Air Force.

July 26, 2023

ACC commander accepts Order of the Sword induction invitation

The commander of Air Combat Command General Mark Kelly accepted the invitation for the Order of the Sword on 24 Jul 2023. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor the U.S. Air Force enlisted force can bestow upon a leader.

March 9, 2023

The Jolly Green step into new course

After 30 years of being part of an Army-driven HH-60 helicopter repair curriculum, the Air Force has stepped out on their own.

Dec. 30, 2022

JBLE Airman killed in motorcycle crash

An active-duty Airman assigned to the 1st Munitions Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was killed during an off-base motorcycle accident in Newport News, Virginia, Dec. 28, 2022.

June 2, 2022

JBLE ‘Remembers the Fallen’

Joint Base Langley-Eustis commemorated this year’s Memorial Day with a series of events called ‘Remember the Fallen’, May 16-26.

Jan. 25, 2022

Hunt Military Communities CEO visits JBLE

Brian Stann, Hunt Military Communities CEO, met with U.S. Army Col. Harry Hung, 633rd Air Base Wing vice commander, in an effort to keep improving the housing community at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 18, 2022.

March 19, 2021

Nat’l Single Parents Day: JBLE is here for you

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan officially proclaimed March 21st as National Single Parent Day in an effort to honor the hard work of a single parent and to recognize diverse family structures in the U.S.

Aug. 13, 2020

Hey, that suit looks cool!

Researchers from Headquarters Air Combat Command’s science and technology department are exploring new and innovative ways to keep Airmen safe while working on the flightline. A recent study conducted with the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis may provide new opportunities to keep Airmen cool as U.S. Air Force F-22 maintainers continue to endure extreme weather conditions to support America’s air superiority around the globe.

June 12, 2020

Airmen use innovation to help during COVID-19

Two U.S. Air Force 1st Fighter Wing Airmen use the 1st FW innovation lab to help wing personnel continue the mission during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lab provides resources to research and create masks that could then be distributed to personnel to help fight the spread of the virus.

April 16, 2020

Contracting from home

Many uniformed personnel and Department of Defense civilians are mandated to stay home to help combat the continuing spread of COVID-19; but with that being said, the mission must still go on. For U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Megan Rowlett, 633rd Contracting Squadron contract specialist, her mission didn’t stop when she needed to sign her first ever contract as a warranted contracting officer from her own kitchen.