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March 5, 2020

Raptor bird bath: contract gives time back to the mission

The 1st Fighter Wing is responsible for one-third of the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptors and the Airmen of the 1st Maintenance Group are responsible for maintaining them. However, in order to keep the aircraft mission ready, they must be washed regularly, taking time away from maintainers’ primary duties.

March 4, 2020

Familiarization tour of JBLE

Leadership from Joint Base Langley-Eustis and Yorktown Weapons Station attended a tour of JBLE-Eustis for familiarization of unit capabilities, and a better understanding of mission sets across the installation.

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. 26, 2020

The circumstances of your past are not your future

Self-fulfilling prophecy is a process through which an originally false expectation leads to its own confirmation. Unfortunately, this happens too often to our youth. They become branded with titles and labels and are demonized when those negative expectations come to fruition.

Feb. 25, 2020

Transportation Museum updates exhibits

The U.S. Army Transportation Museum at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, received the newest U.S. Army vehicle Feb. 21, 2020.

Feb. 25, 2020

Starting young: children learn leadership through sports

Around the world, millions of children participate in youth sports. Over 500 of those children play in programs at Langley Air Force Base.

Feb. 20, 2020

Bringing our history to light

Negro History Week was established in 1926 by the Study of Negro Life and History, which then evolved to Black History Month in the 1960’s and officially decreed a national observance in 1976 by United States President Gerald Ford.

Feb. 18, 2020

Keeping readiness with a smile

Whether it’s providing guards, creating blueprints on a computer, building a bridge or designing a crown fit for a king, the U.S. Air Force 633rd Dental Squadron laboratory specialists can do it all. There is an average of 32 reasons in an Airman’s mouth to that could make them non-deployable and the 633rd DS takes care of each one. Multiply that by all the Airmen at Joint Base Langley-Eustis and that’s a lot of teeth.

Feb. 14, 2020

Surgeon General of the Army visits JBLE

The Surgeon General of the Army conducted a town hall for employees and U.S. Army Soldiers of the McDonald Army Health Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia Feb. 6, 2020.

Feb. 13, 2020

JBLE celebrates Black History Month

U.S. Army Soldiers and civilian employees gathered together to celebrate Black History Month 2020 Feb. 6, 2020 at the Jacobs Theater.