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Aug. 10, 2016

When it comes to impacting the community, JBLE delivers

Volunteers have an enormous impact on the health and well-being of their local community. Service members at Joint Base Langley-Eustis have embodied this belief and continuously find opportunities to get involved. “Meals on Wheels” is often used generically to refer to the home-delivered meals program, which is geared towards promoting better health, improving nutrition and reducing isolation and loneliness that impacts home-bound senior citizens. With limited or no access to families, friends, or proper nutrition, the daily meal delivery not only provides seniors with a nutritious meal but also a daily safety check by the volunteers. Over 280 homes are delivered meals up to three times a day by Meals on Wheels volunteers, with JBLE volunteers responsible for 32 of those 280 homes.

Aug. 3, 2016

Vehicle maintenance keeps JBLE running

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Taylor Elcook, 633rd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, replaces the engine wiring harness in a police vehicle at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Aug. 2, 2016. The vehicle maintenance shop assists the base by keeping all the government vehicles operating properly for the overall mission. (U.S.

Aug. 3, 2016

JBLE parents prepare for new school year

As summer draws to a close, Joint Base Langley-Eustis families may face stressors when preparing for the upcoming school year. Through organization, proper planning, communication and engagement, families can look forward to the adjustments and minimize the stressful situations that can occur with routine changes. Some of these routine changes include going to a new school, change of bed time, as well as changing daily activities.