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July 13, 2023

Serving those who’ve served

Soldiers volunteer to preserve a cemetery.

March 15, 2023

Building dedication honors Army helicopter repairer

The 2nd Battalion, 210th Aviation Regiment dedicated their new training facility as Jacoby Hall, after the late U.S Army Sgt. Kip A. Jacoby, in a memorialization ceremony on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 14, 2023.

March 9, 2023

The Jolly Green step into new course

After 30 years of being part of an Army-driven HH-60 helicopter repair curriculum, the Air Force has stepped out on their own.

Feb. 8, 2023

JBLE maintains the flow of hydraulic mechanics

Hydraulics are required in all aviation airframes, from starting the aircraft, to landing gear, and the ability to overcome the aerodynamic feedback forces generated in flight. For the U.S. Army, this also requires a constant flow of Soldiers to pass through the 128th Aviation Brigade’s aircraft pneudraulics repairer, 15H military operational specialty (MOS), course at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The 14-week long course provides Soldiers with the critical starting point to learn about pneudraulic systems, properties, and tools of the trade for the 15H, ultimately keeping helicopters mission ready.

Dec. 21, 2022

JBLE: Where aircraft electricians are made

Approximately 250 new Soldiers pass though the 128th Aviation Training Brigades aircraft electrician ‘15F’ military occupational specialty course each year, providing the Army a continuous supply of Soldiers to keep its helicopters airborne and operational.

Dec. 2, 2022

Operation Deep Freeze gets underway at JBLE

Approximately 100 U.S. Soldiers with the 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) and the 331st Modular Causeway Company have been loading equipment and supplies to support Operation Deep Freeze (ODF), from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2022

Blood drive held at McDonald Army Health Center

The McDonald Army Health Center hosted an Armed Services Blood Program blood drive, Oct. 13, 2022.

Oct. 5, 2022

A Soldier’s heritage finds a career as an Army Mariner

The U.S. Army has approximately 29,000 Soldiers who identify as Asian Pacific Islander, which is larger than the current population of the Republic of Palau, the island nation where Sgt. Judah Sibetang was born and lived for 20 years.

Sept. 27, 2022

Suicide Awareness Month at JBLE

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which marks a time to raise awareness and promote discussion of this often taboo and stigmatized subject.

Sept. 23, 2022

128th Aviation Brigade: Where Avionics Mechanics are made

Instructors assigned to 1st Battalion, 210th Aviation Regiment, 128th Aviation Brigade at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, play a critical role in keeping the U.S. Army’s Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters operational, involving training and educating the next generation of avionic mechanics, the 15N military occupational specialty.