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July 30, 2020

ACC commander visits flying wings

Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, recently visited ACC flying wings one last time to connect with Airmen and aircrews. The visit was planned to provide commander’s intent regarding training priorities, share information about recent mishaps with instructors and leaders, and update Airmen on challenges facing ACC and the Air Force.

March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

March 11, 2020

Flying Freight Trains

The air around the Soldiers is filled with the whirring noise of the helicopter rotors spinning as the blades cut through the air, keeping the helicopter aloft.

March 4, 2020

Ninja Nation

In today’s world, the need for quick reliable communication is not only necessary but can be vital in an emergency or crisis. A world-class, innovative Cyber Squadron of technically proficient, operationally focused and strategically minded U.S. Air Force Airmen is the foundation and backbone of Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ communications.

Feb. 10, 2020

COMACC tours 1st Fighter Wing and 633rd Air Base Wing

U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, presents a coin to Staff Sgt. Thomas Watt, 27th Fighter Squadron avionics systems craftsman, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 6, 2020. Over the course of two days, Holmes toured the 1st FW and the 633rd Air Base Wing in order to familiarize himself with their missions and

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.

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.

Dec. 30, 2019

Open for innovation

Solving problems begins with an idea. Having resources to nurture those ideas and explore them can grow new, innovative creations to further the Air Force’s mission. The 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, now has an innovation lab where Airmen can experiment, build and explore new ideas.

Dec. 13, 2019

U.S. Air Force Heritage of America band

Members of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America band perform a holiday concert at the Christopher Newport University Ferguson Center, Newport News, Virginia, Dec. 5, 2019.

Dec. 6, 2019

Airmen aid NASA with “The laser” for lunar mission

The NASA Langley Research Center is developing and testing new technology that will be used on the next space shuttle to the Moon, Mars, helicopters landing in the desert, and possibly in self-driving cars.