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April 13, 2018

Eustis awards NCO, Soldier of the Year

After three days of challenging competition, two U.S. Army Soldiers were nominated as Fort Eustis’ NCO and Solider of the Year during a ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, April 11, 2018.

April 11, 2018

JBLE Airman first-ever to receive Army Instructor Badge

For the first time ever, a U.S. Air Force Airman was awarded the Basic Army Instructor Badge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, April 9, 2018. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Casey Andersen, 362nd Training Squadron, Detachment 1 HH-60 helicopter crew chief instructor, was teaching a class of Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers when U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Malcom Frost, Center for Initial Military Training commanding general, presented him with the BAIB.

April 11, 2018

‘Biggest Losers’ win big at Fort Eustis

The top male and female competitors in Fort Eustis’ “Biggest Loser” fitness challenge were recognized in Anderson Field House at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, April 9, 2018.

April 11, 2018

JBLE welcomes NASCAR driver Brandon Jones

The 633rd Force Support Squadron hosted NASCAR driver Brandon Jones for a tour of the 128th Aviation Brigade schoolhouse and Fort Eustis’ 3rd Port at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, April 4, 2018.

April 4, 2018

SAAPM: Protecting people protects the mission

Each year, April is recognized across the nation as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

March 28, 2018

Soldier’s ‘good luck’ sparks lifetime opportunity

Many people fantasize about winning the lottery. Dreams of a new home, a new car or exotic vacations may fill one’s mind when choosing those potentially life-changing numbers.

March 23, 2018

Past, present CSMs discuss Army future during forum

U.S. Army Centers of Excellence command sergeants major and former U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command CSMs gathered to discuss the future of Army training and education during a workshop at Joint Base Langley-Eustis from March 19-23, 2018.

March 21, 2018

Service members helping service members: AER, AFAF

While service members are encouraged and trained to take care of their families financially, emergencies and unexpected expenses can happen at any time. For those who come across those emergencies, interest-free loans and grants are available to aid them through Army Emergency Relief and the Air Force Assistance Fund. Each program is hosting a campaign this Spring to raise funds to support service members in need.

March 19, 2018

JBLE celebrates 100 years of Fort Eustis

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Fort Eustis, which was named after Virginia native, Abraham Eustis, in 1918.

March 13, 2018

Army couple take on challenge

By the third day of the week-long Rapid Support Challenge, U.S. Army Sgt. Ian Lubert was feeling the burn in his aching body as he raced through an obstacle course.