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July 30, 2021

Wounded warriors share message of resiliency in Florida

I did not know I got shot,” said the sergeant. “I thought a flare hit my legs.” He was on his second deployment in Afghanistan in July 2011 serving on a combat search and rescue team. His mission was to recover wounded service members. “Going out and getting shot at” was routine, he said, as his unit averaged eight missions a day. On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH 60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.

March 5, 2021

MFLC: Continue to move forward

Military life can be exciting but it comes with challenges, not only for service members but also their families.

Feb. 10, 2021

Fort Eustis firing range re-opens for private weapons

The 733d Mission Support Group recently reopened the privately-owned firearm range on Fort Eustis, giving members of Joint Base Langley-Eustis a chance to fire their weapons on base.

Feb. 3, 2020

MRT: Passing resilience skills through the ranks

The Ready and Resilient Performance Center conducted a Master Resilience Training course consisting of Soldiers, Sailors and civilians at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 27 - Feb. 7, 2019.

April 12, 2017

Airman Resilience Teams keep Silent Warriors ready to fight, ready for life

Whether active-duty Air Force, civilian or contractor, life happens, and you can’t always be prepared for it. An important part of making daily Air Force missions happen is ensuring Airmen are ready for what life hands them.

Sept. 13, 2016

Every Airman plays a role in suicide prevention

The Air Force is determined to prevent suicide, but an Airman doesn’t need to be a specialist or doctor to do that. Sometimes all it takes is starting a conversation. Everyone has a role to play. That’s a key part of the Defense Department’s #BeThere campaign, which encourages making a difference through every day connections.

Aug. 10, 2016

Veterans bring laughter to Eustis

Members of Joint Base Langley-Eustis attend an Armed Services Arts Partnership comedy show at Fort Eustis, Va., August 5, 2016. The Armed Services Arts Partnership hosts a variety of arts classes for veterans who are struggling with issues ranging from post traumatic stress disorder to depression. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha