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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.

June 19, 2019

Soldiers compete in AIT Showdown

The 733rd Mission Support Group, Force Support Division hosted the first Advanced Individual Training Showdown at Murphy Field at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 15, 2019.

May 6, 2019

Aircrew Airmen arrive for Checkered Flag 19-1

The 325th Fighter Wing kicked off the first day of a two week-long Checkered Flag exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 6, 2019.

Feb. 13, 2019

1st FW soars past sortie goal

The 1st Fighter Wing recently exceeded the minimum number of sorties set for the month of January by launching more than 250 sorties in three days at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Dec. 17, 2018

SECAF visits Airmen, civic leaders

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Dec. 12, 2018.

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.

June 20, 2017

Problem solvers: Ombudsmen assists wounded, ill or injured find care

Established in 2007, the U.S. Army Medical Command Ombudsman Program has been helping service members and their families navigate through the medical needs after being wounded, ill or injured. Initially created by the U.S. Navy as a role filled by military spouses, MEDCOM ombudsmen have transitioned into a vital resource on installations by looking out for the morale and welfare of military families. Ombudsmen serve as neutral mediators, or resource consultants, that act as liaisons between the military or family member, MEDCOM and the Medical Treatment Facility commander, to communicate the needs and concerns of the patient.

May 31, 2017

Oh, deer: JBLE environmental ensures wildlife aids mission

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is comprised of roughly 11,000 acres, 8,000 of which are part of the natural forest landscape of Fort Eustis. In charge of preserving the natural resources across those 8,000 acres, enabling mission success across the installation, is the 733rd Civil Engineer Division environmental element. One of their most crucial roles is maintaining the deer population. This ensures the livelihood and protection of the installation’s wildlife, while also maintaining adequate training areas for U.S. Army Soldiers.

Jan. 6, 2017

Control tower tracks missions, ensures sky safety

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chino Ross, right, 1st Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, trains Senior Airman Patrick Taylor, 1st OSS air traffic controller, on air traffic control tower practices at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Dec. 16, 2016. Patrick recently completed upgrade training to assist tower operations. (U.S. Air Force

Oct. 21, 2016

Soldiers, Airmen return from Haiti relief mission

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Deleware, transported about 20 membersof the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Haiti to Joint Base Langley-Eustis Oct. 20, 2016. The Soldiers spent about two weeks supporting disaster relief and humanitarian assistance efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew.