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May 9, 2022

LEAD Peninsula visits JBLE

Members of the Learn, Explore, Absorb and Disseminate (LEAD) Peninsula program visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 4, 2022, to learn about the role JBLE plays within the Virginia Peninsula community. LEAD Peninsula describe themselves as a community immersion program, which opens up opportunities to experience and understand the mosaic that is the Peninsula community.

Feb. 8, 2022

MCAHC lab, over 17K COVID tests analyzed

The McDonald Army Health Center takes pride in sustaining readiness through the provision of preventative, timely and accessible patient-centered care at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. “We have run over 17 thousand [COVID] tests in house,” said U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Amber Huffman, MCAHC laboratory noncommissioned officer in charge. “In a facility of this size, it’s kind of amazing. We’re not a full hospital; we don’t even have an emergency room or an urgent care.”

Jan. 20, 2022

Air Combat Command Names Lead Wings 

The commander of Air Combat Command has designated five units as Lead Wings as part of the combat air force’s transition to the service’s new force generation model. 

Dec. 16, 2021

Operation Sgt. Santa

The Military Railway Society put on Operation Sgt. Santa at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 11-12, 2021.

Nov. 16, 2021

Meet the commander: Col. Eric Mack, 363d ISR Wing

Colonel Eric Mack took over as the 363d Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing commander back in June 2021, but this isn’t the first time he has been with the wing. He returns five years later, after first serving under the wing as the commander of the 25th Intelligence Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida. One thing Mack is all about is setting the example for his Airmen.

Aug. 13, 2021

Sharpening their skills; Soldiers and Airmen learn to maintain helicopters

Air Force maintainers at JBLE are commonly associated with F-22 Raptors and other jets. It may come as a surprise to know some Airmen also learn how to maintain helicopters while training at JBLE.

Aug. 10, 2021

Plunging into the deep end

The 149th SOC, a unit of the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), conducted drown-proofing training with assistance from the 86th Engineer Dive Detachment instructors. The training event intended to help Soldiers build confidence when having to jump into the water during emergencies.

July 29, 2021

JBLE-Eustis Fuels Team Provides Installation-Wide Support

The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Fuels Management Flight’s mission is to support all fuel activity on the Army-side of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, whether it’s heating fuel for buildings, ground fuels for vehicles or jet fuel for the various aircraft in and around Felker Army Airfield.

July 27, 2021

Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness visits JBLE

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. - Virginia Penrod, Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis to take an immersion tour on July 16, 2021.

July 13, 2021

Working like a dog: MWD Maya serves our nation

Since 1942, Military Working Dogs have been an official part of the United States Military, providing a valuable skillset to our military members.