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July 24, 2019

2019 Hurricane season readiness

Hurricane season began June 1, and continues through November 30. The peak risk of hurricanes in the Hampton Roads area occurs late August through late October.

June 5, 2019

JBLE kicks off Summer Safety Campaign

As the summer months begin and individuals start to enjoy the warm weather, the U.S. Air Force designated Memorial Day to Labor Day as the Air Force Summer Safety campaign. With June also kicking off National Safety Month, it is important for individuals to understand the increased risks that come with the change in weather.

April 17, 2019

Drive safe, JBLE!

The 633rd and 733rd Security Forces Squadrons at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia have seen a rise in speeding and illegal parking violations directly correlating to the rise in vehicle accidents on base.

March 12, 2019

Water safety for life

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will host a free boater’s safety class at the Joint Base Langley-Eustis Fort Eustis Outdoor Recreation Office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 16, 2019. All active duty personnel and family, retirees and civilian employees with a Department of Defense identification card above the age of 14 are welcome to attend the class.

March 7, 2018

Traffic Safety Update

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron finished installing new signs on the intersection of Hotel and Juliet taxiways and Lee Road at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 23, 2018. “Due to an increase of people not stopping at the signs, it was brought to our attention that the old signs may not have been informative enough,” said Master Sgt. Jennifer Herr, 1st Operations Support Squadron deputy airfield manager.

Feb. 14, 2018

Shellbank: new year, new track

In early January 2018, the Shellbank Fitness Center opened the newly repaired track for JBLE. Due to the deterioration that occurred to the track, the surfacing was needing to be replaced. The new surface when fully completed in March 2018, will be level and free of holes.

Dec. 29, 2017

Safe driving begins before getting behind the wheel

Throughout the winter season, weather and road conditions can change without warning. Motorists should plan their trips ahead of time, to minimize the hazards associated with driving.

Dec. 4, 2017

AF Installation Cyberattack Plans tested during national grid exercise

Recently, 32 Air Force installations and representatives from Headquarters Air Force took part in the two-day national Grid Security Exercise IV, or GridEx IV, to simulate a coordinated response to cyber and physical security threats to North America's electricity grid and other critical infrastructure.

Dec. 4, 2017

Flying safe with smaller aircraft

While the pilots of Joint Base Langley-Eustis are flying helicopters and jets daily in support of the mission, some individuals fly aircraft on a much smaller scale such as unmanned aerial systems, better known as recreational drones. While flying UASs it is important to be safe, know your surroundings and follow the rules, especially on or near a military installation.

Oct. 31, 2017

Don’t ‘fall’ for these safety hazards

As the fall season arrives, new hazards come with it. The change in weather can increase driving risks, health concerns like the flu, fireplace mishaps and hunting accidents.