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May 3, 2021

“Unity in Diversity” - JBLE celebrates Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Joint Base Langley-Eustis will celebrate Asian/Pacific American heritage throughout the month of May with a variety of virtual events and discussions.

Feb. 25, 2021

Soldiers weigh in on Army’s diversity and inclusion efforts

For two days, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians assigned to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command units at Fort Eustis, Virginia, voiced their opinions on diversity and inclusion efforts during a virtual “Your Voice Matters” listening session.

Aug. 20, 2018

Women’s Equality Day: Breaking barriers for future generations

Voting is an essential part of the American democratic experience, yet not everyone in America was afforded the opportunity at the inception of our country. Women’s Equality Day celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote on August 26th, 1920.

Aug. 20, 2018

EO specialists discuss career field during conference at JBLE

Approximately 30 equal opportunity professionals from around Air Combat Command gathered for an EO career-field conference July 30 – Aug. 3, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Feb. 8, 2017

EEO cuts complaint resolution time

Federal employees and applicants for civilian employment at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, who file workplace complaints through the 633rd Air Base Wing Equal Opportunity Office, may now see the resolution process shorten from several years, to just a few months. Individuals filing complaints may elect to participate in an Equal Opportunity pilot program called the Compressed, Orderly, Rapid and Equitable Process instead of the traditional civilian EO complaint resolution process. The CORE process is a beneficial solution, due to the fact that it cuts processing time to four months.

Aug. 24, 2016

Langley Wingwomen highlight Women’s Equality Day

Women in America earned the right to vote 96 years ago and since then have continued fighting to improve their rights. August 26 is recognized as Women’s Equality Day, an observance of the progression of women’s equality from the passing of the 19th amendment during the women’s suffrage movement to today’s accomplishments, such as the first female presidential candidate. “Women are still in a battle to prove our worth,” said Peggy “PJ” Jones, Women’s Equality Day Observance participant. “Our freedom as women, came with a price, and recognizing women’s equality keeps us from forgetting where we came from.”