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Aug. 10, 2020

Hurricane Ready: firefighters provide chainsaw training

As peak hurricane season approaches in Hampton Roads, late August through late October, firefighters assigned to the 733rd Civil Engineer Division Fire and Emergency Services provided chainsaw training to active duty U.S. Army Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, August 6, 2020.

April 24, 2020

JTF-CS supports COVID-19 operations in New York, New Jersey

Joint Task Force-Civil Support on Fort Eustis sent approximately 30 people to New York and New Jersey to conduct command and control operations of the task force providing Title-10 medical support in the COVID-19 pandemic response.

April 23, 2020

The goal to ‘Mask an Airman’

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. - Wearing a mask has become part of everyday life for many people. When mask wear became mandatory in certain locations across the installation, not everyone was able to access them including many Airmen in the dorms.

April 7, 2020

JBLE requires face coverings following DoD guidance

In accordance with Department of Defense guidance released on April 5, 2020, to the extent practical, all individuals on Langley Air Force Base and Fort Eustis are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance or are in public areas or work centers effective immediately.

March 30, 2020

JBLE announces restrictions to base access

Effective 1 April, JBLE will further limit installation access for Langley Air Force Base and Fort Eustis. This action is consistent with both the JBLE Public Health Emergency declaration issued on March 27th, and Governor Northam’s Stay-At-Home order issued on March 30th. The full text of Governor Northam’s executive order, including all restrictions and exemptions, can be found at https://www.governor.virginia.gov/media/governorvirginiagov/executive-actions/EO-55-Temporary-Stay-at-Home-Order-Due-to-Novel-Coronavirus-(COVID-19).pdf

March 19, 2020

JBLE announces confirmed positive COVID-19 case

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is currently monitoring one positive case of COVID-19, a medical provider assigned to McDonald Army Health Center at Fort Eustis, who recently returned from travel out of the country. To limit exposure to others, the individual followed all precautions, self-isolated and sought out medical attention. Public health officials have completed the tracing process and notified those who may have come into contact with the positive individual.

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.