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June 6, 2018

Trashing old habits, cleaning for a cause

According the Chesapeake Bay Program, the bay is the largest estuary in the U.S. with a watershed that spans more than 64,000 square miles. The watershed is home to an estimated 18 million people, and more than 3,600 species of plants and animals, including over 2,700 plant species, and 500 finfish and shellfish species.

May 30, 2018

Honoring legacies of the fallen: Community gathers to pay tribute

U.S. service members, veterans and community members gathered to remember and honor the fallen during a Memorial Day ceremony at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, May 28, 2018.

May 23, 2018

Honoring fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice

Community members and Gold Star families gathered together to honor fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice at the Bronze Cross Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 19, 2018.

May 11, 2018

JBLE hosts rededication, time capsule ceremony

In conjunction with Fort Eustis’ 100th anniversary celebration, Joint Base Langley-Eustis rededicated Seay Plaza to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War during a time capsule burial ceremony, May 11, 2018.

May 4, 2018

Running toward the sun: A Soldier’s unwavering ambition

Finally crossing the finish line with 52 miles of steep, mountainous terrain behind her, Jessica Begay was overwhelmed with relief as friends greeted her with congratulatory hugs and high-fives for accomplishing her second attempt at the Blue Ridge Double Marathon. In 2017, Begay’s first attempt at “America’s Toughest Road Marathon” was stopped due to inclement weather -- she was unable to continue her run despite only being nine miles short of the finish line.

May 2, 2018

Fort Eustis Gala celebrates 100 years of history

The City of Newport News partnered with The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce to host the Fort Eustis 100th Anniversary Gala at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, April 28, 2018.

May 2, 2018

Transportation Corps recognizes its best

The U.S. Army Transportation Corps conducted their annual regimental honors ceremony May 1 at Wylie Hall on Fort Lee, Virginia.

April 27, 2018

Sharpening skills to prevent sexual assault

The 93rd Signal Brigade hosted a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program training presentation in Fort Eustis’ Jacobs Conference Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, April 25, 2018.

April 26, 2018

Blurred vision: A Soldier’s lonely battle with cancer

In the midst of dealing with the daily stress of Fort Lee’s Advanced Individual Training program, Wilmarys Roman Rivera was ushered off for a medical consultation after noticing a lump in her breast.

April 17, 2018

Wesley assumes ARCIC director responsibilities

In a ceremony at Murphy Field on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, April 12, Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, presided over a promotion ceremony for Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley.