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Oct. 15, 2019

Ballet Folklorico: an Airman’s culture expressed through dance

The colorful fabric drapes over her skin. Bountiful lace and ribbon ordains the dress, a timeless style reminiscent of her roots. It sways effortlessly with a simple movement of her wrist. To enhance the traditional design, she applies bold makeup to couple the dress’ vibrancy. As she retrieves a tube of vivid red lipstick from a small makeup bag, she comes face-to-face with the mirror. Her reflection creates a feeling of connectedness to her Mexican heritage.

May 22, 2019

JBLE honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Jo Juan Huber, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Headquarters health promotion project officer, and Kelly Lyzenga, Army Futures Command acquisition analyst, pose on stage after a ceremony in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 21, 2019. Huber and Lyzenga, the ceremony’s guest

May 15, 2019

The path to becoming American

The familiar landscape of Seoul, Korea is captured within the eyes of a young child. The sights, sounds and smells belong to a culture commonly practiced, creating a sense of comfort. This is home.U.S. Army Chaplain Joshua Kim, (Capt.), with the 53rd Movement Control Battalion and 7th Transportation Brigade (expeditionary) was born and raised there

Sept. 26, 2018

Hispanics: One Endless Voice to Enhance Traditions

The 128th Aviation Brigade will host a Hispanic Heritage observance ceremony in the Fort Eustis Wylie Theater, Oct. 4, 2018 at 10 a.m.

Aug. 16, 2016

Langley hosts Shine award ceremony

Pilots from across the U.S. Air Force gathered for the 2015 Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine Fighter Pilot Award ceremony at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Aug. 11, 2016. The award is presented annually to recognize an exceptional U.S. Air Force fighter pilot who has proven excellence and professionalism in flight, as well as dedication to community service.