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Dec. 21, 2018

Hampton community honors fallen heroes

Joint Base Langley-Eustis and Hampton community members gathered together at the Hampton National Cemetery to pay respect to fallen members of the Armed Forces in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day in Hampton, Virginia, Dec. 15, 2018. The program is held annually, either on the second or third Saturday of December. Participants and volunteers place wreaths at more than 1,000 memorial cemeteries across the United States each year

Dec. 12, 2018

FLOTUS visits JBLE

First Lady Melania Trump speaks to U.S. Army Soldiers, U.S. Air Force Airmen and local school children at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 12, 2018. Trump thanked the Soldiers and Airmen for their service and sacrifices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)

Dec. 12, 2018

Holiday blues: Let’s talk about it

As a U.S. Army Soldier scrolls through his social media feed of happy family photos, friends reuniting at his old stomping grounds and his cousins preparing for their baby’s first Christmas, he drags his finger across the screen, remembering Christmases of years past, and he’s reminded he hasn’t even met his newest family member yet.

Dec. 11, 2018

Trees for Troops brings cheer to families, one tree at a time

Dreary weather did not diminish the holiday spirit of U.S. service members as they walked back and forth carrying tightly wrapped evergreen trees from a shipping truck to Bethel Park and Schultz Plaza at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 7, 2018. With each breath the U.S. Army Soldiers and U.S. Air Force Airmen took as they carried the trees, a small cloud escaped their lips. However, smiles covered their faces and holiday music filled the air as they unpacked the 550 trees donated by tree farms in the northeast U.S. and Canada.

Nov. 27, 2018

Giving thanks to Airmen, Soldiers who keep the mission going

Senior leaders volunteered to serve Thanksgiving Day meals at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 22, 2018.

Nov. 20, 2018

Taking aim at non-lethal tactics

Members of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program conducted a demonstration of various munitions at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 8, 2018.

Nov. 20, 2018

1st FW recognized with Doolittle Award

The Air Force Historical Foundation selected the 1st Fighter Wing as the 2018 recipient of the Lt. Gen. James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Award at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13, 2018. The Doolittle Award is awarded annually to recognize an exceptional unit that has displayed bravery, determination, discipline, esprit de corps, and superior management of joint operations while accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions in multiple conflicts, thus having made a sustained, significant contribution to U.S. Air Force history.

Nov. 19, 2018

Got BEEF? Ours is Prime

The 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force training at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 15, 2018.

Nov. 14, 2018

ODU honors military members

Old Dominion University paid tribute to active duty and retired military members during a Monarchs football game in Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 10, 2018.

Oct. 31, 2018

JBLE Airmen, local teachers strive for students’ success

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron hosted Hampton School District teachers as part of an externship tour of LRS facilities at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 25-26, 2018.