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Sept. 24, 2020

With a heavy heart: Fort Eustis Soldier wins Military Citizen of the Year

So strong were the virtues that Ferrin displayed, even his leadership took notice. This is why they nominated him to become Military Citizen of the Year.

Sept. 21, 2020

ACC leaders visit JBLE wings, applaud determination and innovation

Gen. Mark Kelly, Air Combat Command’s new commander, visited wing-level Airmen and Soldiers of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia recently.

Sept. 21, 2020

Ground Zero Flag Team visits Eustis for first time

The symbol of hope for all Americans after the attacks of 9/11 was the American Flag. One flag in particular was flown amongst the rubble between both towers to honor a first responder who lost his brother. For 19 years, this same flag has traveled the country and seen three tours in Iraq.

Aug. 13, 2020

Hey, that suit looks cool!

Researchers from Headquarters Air Combat Command’s science and technology department are exploring new and innovative ways to keep Airmen safe while working on the flightline. A recent study conducted with the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis may provide new opportunities to keep Airmen cool as U.S. Air Force F-22 maintainers continue to endure extreme weather conditions to support America’s air superiority around the globe.

Aug. 10, 2020

Hurricane Ready: firefighters provide chainsaw training

As peak hurricane season approaches in Hampton Roads, late August through late October, firefighters assigned to the 733rd Civil Engineer Division Fire and Emergency Services provided chainsaw training to active duty U.S. Army Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, August 6, 2020.

Aug. 4, 2020

Fort Eustis selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

Following a tough competition, two U.S. Army Soldiers were selected for the 2020 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year awards during a ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, July 29.

July 15, 2020

Making history: 633rd SFS welcomes first female African American commander

History is full of firsts. The 633rd Security Forces Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, added another first to the books July 15, 2020.

June 25, 2020

733d Mission Support Group welcomes new commander

The 733d Mission Support Group welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 25, 2020, at the Eustis Club. U.S Army Col. Chesley Thigpen, Jr., assumed command of the 733d MSG from U.S. Army Col. Jennifer Walkawicz.

June 25, 2020

Bringing Airmen together during social distancing

With restrictions and social distancing measures in place, it can be difficult to stay connected with others. The Dorm Management team took this challenge on at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, by hosting The Tunnell Hall Farmer’s Walk Kettle Bell Challenge, June 19, 2020.

June 24, 2020

McDonald introduces pagers for long wait times

The McDonald Army Health Center pharmacy introduced 60 restaurant style pagers to better help with long lines and wait times June 15, 2020. The pagers expand the pharmacy’s threshold for the number of patients it can serve on a daily basis. The inside lobby holds 12 patients and up to six can be at the windows at any given time, along with 60 patients with pagers.