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March 13, 2020

National K9 Veterans Day: honoring our four-legged warriors

Marching along the perimeter of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, members of the 633rd Security Forces Squadron, 3rd Military Working Dog Detachment and their military working dogs honored the most selfless service members with an extended eight-mile walk for National K9 Veterans Day, March 13, 2020.

March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

March 11, 2020

Flying Freight Trains

The air around the Soldiers is filled with the whirring noise of the helicopter rotors spinning as the blades cut through the air, keeping the helicopter aloft.

March 9, 2020

P3T program keeps Soldiers physically ready for duty

The Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training program at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia is an Army-wide mandatory physical training program for pregnant Soldiers, which focuses on helping Soldiers stay fit and able to pass a PT test six months after giving birth.

March 6, 2020

One of one: The only female diver in the Army

At 28 years old, Stephanie Johnson, a mother of two, decided to join the U.S. Army and pursue a better life for her children. She dreamt of providing them opportunities and benefits that she never experienced growing up, she had no idea that she would be the only enlisted female diver in the Army.

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.