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Feb. 6, 2019

Keeping JBLE mission ready one mask at a time

The gas mask fit test is an essential part of mission readiness and a U.S. Air Force requirement. The 633rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is in charge of providing the test at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Jan. 29, 2019

Everybody wins with the Biggest Loser

The 633rd Force Support Squadron fitness staff kicked-off the Biggest Loser competition with an initial weigh-in January 22, 2019 at Shellbank Fitness Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The Biggest Loser competition is an eight week-long event where teams of two compete against each other with the goal of losing the most weight.

Jan. 23, 2019

Tax centers assist service members and families

Tax centers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, will begin offering tax filing services to active duty service members, retirees and dependents starting Jan. 28, 2019. Both offices will be open Mondays through Thursdays each week. However, the Langley Air Force Base office will be open from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. until April 18, 2019, and the Fort Eustis office will be open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. until April 15, 2019.

Dec. 21, 2018

Hampton community honors fallen heroes

Joint Base Langley-Eustis and Hampton community members gathered together at the Hampton National Cemetery to pay respect to fallen members of the Armed Forces in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day in Hampton, Virginia, Dec. 15, 2018. The program is held annually, either on the second or third Saturday of December. Participants and volunteers place wreaths at more than 1,000 memorial cemeteries across the United States each year

Dec. 17, 2018

SECAF visits Airmen, civic leaders

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Dec. 12, 2018.

Dec. 12, 2018


First Lady Melania Trump speaks to U.S. Army Soldiers, U.S. Air Force Airmen and local school children at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 12, 2018. Trump thanked the Soldiers and Airmen for their service and sacrifices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)

Dec. 11, 2018

Tree lighting brings holiday cheer to military families

(Right)U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul Benenati, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command deputy chief of staff, (left) U.S. Army Col. Jennifer Walkawicz, 733rd Mission Support Group commander, and (middle) Trevor Horacek, son of U.S. Army Pfc. Andrew Horacek, 149th Seaport Operation Company, 10th Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) cargo

Dec. 11, 2018

Trees for Troops brings cheer to families, one tree at a time

Dreary weather did not diminish the holiday spirit of U.S. service members as they walked back and forth carrying tightly wrapped evergreen trees from a shipping truck to Bethel Park and Schultz Plaza at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 7, 2018. With each breath the U.S. Army Soldiers and U.S. Air Force Airmen took as they carried the trees, a small cloud escaped their lips. However, smiles covered their faces and holiday music filled the air as they unpacked the 550 trees donated by tree farms in the northeast U.S. and Canada.

Nov. 20, 2018

1st FW recognized with Doolittle Award

The Air Force Historical Foundation selected the 1st Fighter Wing as the 2018 recipient of the Lt. Gen. James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Award at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13, 2018. The Doolittle Award is awarded annually to recognize an exceptional unit that has displayed bravery, determination, discipline, esprit de corps, and superior management of joint operations while accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions in multiple conflicts, thus having made a sustained, significant contribution to U.S. Air Force history.

Oct. 23, 2018

JBLE Soldiers, Airmen load up on deployment readiness

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) and U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron participated in a joint pre-deployment training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Oct. 15-21, 2018.