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June 20, 2019

633rd ABW welcomes new commander

U.S. service members, Department of Defense civilian employees and local community leaders surrounding Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, welcomed the new 633rd Air Base Wing commander during a change of command ceremony June 20, 2019. Before assuming command, U.S. Air Force Col. Clinton Ross served as the Air Combat Command Director of Manpower, Personnel & Services.

June 18, 2019

Soldiers, Airmen participate in Joint Task Force training operations

Members from 689th Rapid Port Opening Element, 832nd Transportation Battalion, 597th Transportation Brigade and the 921st Contingency Response Squadron from Travis Air Force Base, California, participated in a training operation to prepare for Exercise Turbo Distribution. The exercise requires members of both the U.S. Air Force and Army to work together to move cargo swiftly while tracking its location accurately.

June 12, 2019

Awareness is the first step

June is National Men’s Health Month and in conjunction with Men’s Health Week from June 10-16, it is important for the men of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, to be aware of the possible health problems they may face. National Men’s Health Month and week are meant to bring awareness to the preventable health problems found in men and boys and how they can affect U.S. Air Force Airmen, U.S. Army Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians, retirees and their families.

June 12, 2019

A healing touch: veteran provides massage therapy to PTSD patients

Tucked away at the Shellbank Fitness Center is a soothing room filled with potted plants, soft lighting and a trickling waterfall, designed to create a relaxing atmosphere.

June 6, 2019

Heritage Flight honors last D-Day celebration

The U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight team conducted a flyover in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the last celebration at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, June 6, 2019. The four-ship formation included U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul “Loco” Lopez, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team pilot, Maj. Garret “Toro” Schmitz, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team pilot, Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot, and Mr. Andrew McKenna, Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation P-51 Mustang pilot.

June 5, 2019

JBLE kicks off Summer Safety Campaign

As the summer months begin and individuals start to enjoy the warm weather, the U.S. Air Force designated Memorial Day to Labor Day as the Air Force Summer Safety campaign. With June also kicking off National Safety Month, it is important for individuals to understand the increased risks that come with the change in weather.

May 30, 2019

Stone assumes command of 363d ISR Wing

The 363d Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing conducted an assumption of command ceremony here, May 30.

May 22, 2019

Wingman, Leader, Warrior and Ranger

When U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Petrone and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jordan Ryan were sent home from the Ranger Assessment Course in July 2017 they were both frustrated, yet determined to prove they were meant to be United States Army Rangers.

May 7, 2019

Arrow Spark, JFWORX bringing the light to JBLE

May 6, 2019

Exercise at JBLE tests readiness