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Aug. 10, 2016

AFOSI monthly Fraud Bulletin: Tax scams

This is a monthly installment Air Force Office of Special Investigations provides to inform and educate the U.S. Air Force and Joint Base Langley-Eustis community regarding fraud. Each month, the newsletter will contain information regarding a specific fraud topic and what you can do to identify and help stop fraud. In 2016, AFOSI units received multiple reports of U.S. Air Force members receiving intimidating phone calls from individuals claiming to be IRS agents or employees.

Aug. 10, 2016

Army Surgeon General tours McDonald Health Center

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Nadja West, U.S. Army Medical Command surgeon general, host a town hall at Fort Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2016. West addressed questions regarding families with exceptional needs, health factors effecting service members and physical fitness test issues regarding the waist tape measurement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class

Aug. 10, 2016

When it comes to impacting the community, JBLE delivers

Volunteers have an enormous impact on the health and well-being of their local community. Service members at Joint Base Langley-Eustis have embodied this belief and continuously find opportunities to get involved. “Meals on Wheels” is often used generically to refer to the home-delivered meals program, which is geared towards promoting better health, improving nutrition and reducing isolation and loneliness that impacts home-bound senior citizens. With limited or no access to families, friends, or proper nutrition, the daily meal delivery not only provides seniors with a nutritious meal but also a daily safety check by the volunteers. Over 280 homes are delivered meals up to three times a day by Meals on Wheels volunteers, with JBLE volunteers responsible for 32 of those 280 homes.

Aug. 3, 2016

JBLE parents prepare for new school year

As summer draws to a close, Joint Base Langley-Eustis families may face stressors when preparing for the upcoming school year. Through organization, proper planning, communication and engagement, families can look forward to the adjustments and minimize the stressful situations that can occur with routine changes. Some of these routine changes include going to a new school, change of bed time, as well as changing daily activities.

Aug. 2, 2016

Hurricane preparation, tips to stay safe

It is now hurricane season and members of the JBLE community should be prepared if a hurricane were to strike in the area. Some of the hazard risks that are associated with hurricanes are storm surges, high winds, inland flooding, tornadoes and power outages. To assist the JBLE community the following tips were provided by the Air Combat Command safety office to prepare and keep the community safe during the 2016 hurricane season, which runs through November 30.