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Aug. 13, 2021

Sharpening their skills; Soldiers and Airmen learn to maintain helicopters

Air Force maintainers at JBLE are commonly associated with F-22 Raptors and other jets. It may come as a surprise to know some Airmen also learn how to maintain helicopters while training at JBLE.

June 15, 2021

Army rolls out new training doctrine FM 7-0 with pivotal changes

The U.S. Army delivered its new training doctrine publication, Field Manual (FM) 7-0, Training, on the Army’s 246th birthday, June 14, 2021. The timing is significant because 242 years ago, Baron von Steuben published the first official training manual of the United States Army in 1779, after the Continental Army’s crucible training at Valley Forge.

Feb. 16, 2021

LOTS of training

The 10th Transportation Battalion (Terminal) conducted a Logistics Over-the-Shore training at Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek, Virginia, Feb. 1 – 5, 2021. The objective was to train in command and control, terminal, and redeployment operations to support joint LOTS and/or large-scale combat operations from a simulated port environment to a simulated corps support area.

Nov. 13, 2020

At port or on dry land, fire department will defend

Firefighters assigned to the 733d Civil Engineer Division’s Fort Eustis Fire Department conducted a live-fire exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 9, 2020.

Nov. 2, 2020

The road gets longer if you want to be stronger

“This is about building junior Soldiers up so when they become leaders, they can carry this forward,” the detachment sergeant said. “This is what the Army embodies. The fact that they retain the information given to them and apply it, I see it as a win any day in my book.”

Oct. 2, 2020

We didn’t start the fire: Fort Eustis Firefighters practice like they play

Firefighters assigned to the 733d Civil Engineer Division conducted a training exercise at Felker Army Air Field, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Sept. 24, 2020.

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.

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.

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. 13, 2019

IPPD team suits up for disaster

During IPPD training Nov. 5-7, 2019 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Airmen from the 633rd MDG learned how to quickly handle an emergency situation involving a mass contaminated event.