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March 2, 2017

JBLE welcomes President Trump

President Donald J. Trump greeted a crowd of service members, their families and friends as he made his first official visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the Tidewater military community, March 2, 2017.

Feb. 15, 2017

STEM inspires students to be innovative

To prepare children for future careers, teachers at General Stanford Elementary School and volunteers hosted a Family STEM Night for students and their parents at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 9, 2017. The family night was designed to help the teachers and volunteer U.S. Service members and civilians to understand how STEM incorporates into their careers, hobbies and everyday lives.

Feb. 9, 2017

JBLE hosts Mardi Gras celebration

Colorful decorations are set on display during the Mardi Gras event hosted at the Fort Eustis Club at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb, 3, 2017. Traditional Mardi Gras colors include purple, green and gold which signify justice, faith and power. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

Jan. 11, 2017

Military veterinarians keep furry friends healthy

A veterinarian checks Finnick’s, a six-month-old English Springer Spaniel, lungs during a routine check-up at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Jan. 5, 2017. Pet owners, who are permanently changing duty stations, can check out their pets’ records from installation pet clinics and request health certificates required for permanent change of station

Dec. 21, 2016

Spouses help military families one dress at a time

Military events such as balls and banquets, afford service members the opportunity to spend time with fellow military families, but they can sometimes be expensive. For those that want to experience the comradery of such events with less cost, Operation Deploy Your Dress has a solution.

Oct. 11, 2016

JBLE Soldier wins Soldier of the Year

U.S. Army Spc. Sergio Castello of the 7th Transportation Brigade Expeditionary was named the XVIII Airborne Corps Human Resources Specialist (42A) Soldier of the Year in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Sept. 27, 2016. In the specialty based competition board, Soldiers like Castello were evaluated on their confidence, how they presented themselves and their ability to answer job related, Army knowledge and Soldier skills questions.

Sept. 13, 2016

Sergeant's time: strenthening Soldiers core

U.S. Army Sgt. Juan Gonzales, 155th Inland Cargo Transport Company cargo specialist, cheers on fellow company members as they complete the obstacle course at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 8, 2016. Gonzales was the NCO in charge of the event, and setup the parameters for obstacle completion safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.

Aug. 23, 2016

Eustis Cargo trainees hone air movement skills

Maritime and Intermodal Training Department students leave Training Area 9 after completing an air movement exercise at Fort Eustis, Va., Aug. 22, 2016. Cargo specialists are responsible for transferring or supervising the transfer of passengers, cargo and equipment to and from air, land and water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha