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Aug. 3, 2020

U.S. Air Force reactivates 1st Munitions Squadron

The U.S. Air Force is reactivating the 1st Munitions Squadron within the 1st Fighter Wing, July 31, 2020 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

May 14, 2020

JBLE physician awarded Federal Health Care Executive Award for Excellence

The American Hospital Association presented U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Brooks, 633rd Medical Operations Squadron family health flight commander, with the Federal Health Care Executive Award for Excellence Apr. 9, 2020. The AHA sponsors two awards in recognition of federal health care executives who have had a significant and lasting impact on military and/or public health care delivery.

March 4, 2020

Ninja Nation

In today’s world, the need for quick reliable communication is not only necessary but can be vital in an emergency or crisis. A world-class, innovative Cyber Squadron of technically proficient, operationally focused and strategically minded U.S. Air Force Airmen is the foundation and backbone of Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ communications.

Jan. 29, 2020

Eyes on it: optometry clinic ensures mission readiness

From annual eye exams to extracting debris from eyes, the Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, optometry clinic sees it all. Depending on real-world situations such as emergency patients or deployment requirements, personnel at the clinic may see between 30 to 50 patients a day. Serving not only Airman, but Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coastguardsmen as well, the optometry staff work diligently to ensure each patient is fit to fight.

Jan. 28, 2020

Coronavirus: What providers, patients should know

With news of the contagious and potentially deadly illness known as novel coronavirus grabbing headlines worldwide, military health officials say that an informed, common sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick.

Jan. 14, 2020

SERE-ious training

Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape specialists are experts on how to survive in the most remote and hostile environments in the world. Along with teaching water survival courses, SERE specialists at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, train aircrew personnel on an array of skills from making a basic shelter to escaping an active pursuant.

Dec. 16, 2019

Groceries for the holidays; taking care of JBLE families

Newport News Public Schools partnered with the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and the Food Lion Feeds organization to host a holiday food distribution at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 11, 2019.

Dec. 13, 2019

U.S. Air Force Heritage of America band

Members of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America band perform a holiday concert at the Christopher Newport University Ferguson Center, Newport News, Virginia, Dec. 5, 2019.

Nov. 20, 2019

Playing cyberspace

At times the most effective approach to fixing a problem is coming up with a creative solution. For the U.S. Air Force finding the solution to some of those problems requires the input and ideas of countless Airmen.

Nov. 18, 2019

Airman’s innovation sparks excitement for Raptors

As the Air Force faces continued fiscal constraints the need for Airmen to be innovative in identifying and solving mission shortfalls keeps growing.