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Sept. 17, 2019

Fire trucks, police cars brings joy during “Touch-a-Truck”

Firefighter Kenneth Casey, assigned to the 733rd Mission Support Group Fire and Emergency Services Departments, talks with a father as his son sits in fire truck driver’s seat during a “Touch-a-Truck” event held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Sept. 13, 2019. The children had the opportunity to meet police officers, fire fighters and emergency

April 17, 2019

Drive safe, JBLE!

The 633rd and 733rd Security Forces Squadrons at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia have seen a rise in speeding and illegal parking violations directly correlating to the rise in vehicle accidents on base.

June 13, 2018

Emergency services team tests JBLE first responders

The emergency services team held tryouts for five first responders competing to join the team here, from June 8 - 9. The tryouts occur once every quarter for all first responders, such as members from the 633rd Security Forces Squadron, 633rd Medical Group, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department and 633rd CES Explosive Ordinance Disposal at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

May 14, 2018

Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

April 18, 2018

Shielding a nation

Darren Rice, U.S. Air Forces Central Command deputy director of force protection, was awarded the Air Combat Command Security Forces “Order of the Shield” on March 29, 2018. For more than three decades, Darren Rice served in support of the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force.

Nov. 20, 2017

SFS keeps K9s deployment ready

From local work at Langley Air Force Base to deployments overseas, the 633rd Security Forces Squadron K-9 teams continuously train to ensure the safety of service members and civilians.

April 12, 2017

PT: Good for you, good for me

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 633rd Security Forces Squadron run in formation at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 12, 2017. The 633rd SFS members used the run as a way to ensure other installation members are mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Nin Leclerec)

Feb. 15, 2017

MWD: Powering through new partnership

For Howard and Rony, being selected to participate in the Police Week competition at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, when no one thought they could do it, wasn’t easy. There were 30 other teams, most of whom U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Benjamin Howard, 633rd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, assumed had more experience than him and his MWD-partner of four months, Rony. The pair from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, had challenges in the beginning of the competition, which involved detection, one of Rony’s shortcomings. Howard said he was nervous about how he and Rony were doing, but found a stride of confidence when he reflected on the milestones they had made since their initial training.

Nov. 29, 2016

SFS: protecting the Raptor

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Hobson, 633rd Security Forces Squadron response force leader, apprehends an individual during training at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 21, 2016. The 633rd SFS members trained on F-22 Raptor cordon security measures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kimberly Nagle)

Sept. 7, 2016

Security Forces patrols Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shawn McNamara, 633rd Security Forces Squadron boat patrolman, demonstrates a man overboard drill during a routine patrol in the Back River, Va., Aug. 17, 2016. SFS must train and stay vigilant for any situation that may happen out on patrol. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)