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Sept. 9, 2021

Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

July 30, 2021

Wounded warriors share message of resiliency in Florida

I did not know I got shot,” said the sergeant. “I thought a flare hit my legs.” He was on his second deployment in Afghanistan in July 2011 serving on a combat search and rescue team. His mission was to recover wounded service members. “Going out and getting shot at” was routine, he said, as his unit averaged eight missions a day. On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH 60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.

July 19, 2021

Preparing for the next step after active duty

When an individual decides to separate from active duty service, the Transition Assistant Program is available to help them succeed with their next step in life.

July 13, 2021

Working like a dog: MWD Maya serves our nation

Since 1942, Military Working Dogs have been an official part of the United States Military, providing a valuable skillset to our military members.

July 7, 2021

CSAF commemorates victory at Yorktown with French allies

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and French Air and Space Force Chief of Staff General Phillippe LaVigne, gathered at the Yorktown Victory Monument today to lay a commemorative wreath marking 240-years of the siege of Yorktown.

May 27, 2021

AF breaks down updated fitness test scores

Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.

March 19, 2021

Be a part of the safety initiative; Report it ASAP!

To keep up with today’s pace of technological evolution, a new platform was created for members of the JBLE community to report hazards and high-risk practices that occur on the installation. The Airman Safety Action Program, or ASAP, is an application that can be accessed through any computer or phone browser via https://asap.safety.af.mil or by using “Airman Safety App,” which can be downloaded from Google Play or the Apple App Store.

Jan. 8, 2021

LED-U: Langley’s vehicle on the roadmap to Success

Airmen searching for professional development courses in the New Year have a unique opportunity to attend classes and receive special recognition thanks to installation Career Assistance Advisors.

Dec. 11, 2020

Langley Spouses Club spread holiday cheer to junior Airmen

Volunteers from the Langley Spouses Club packaged cookie trays at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 9, 2020. Over 500 trays were distributed to junior Airmen across the base.

Dec. 8, 2020

Airmen of the 363rd ISRW take a leap of faith

Sitting on the small bench within the aircraft, surrounded by instructors and first-time jumpers, reality starts to set in. The aircraft elevates, getting colder and colder as we increase in altitude, causing the hair on my arms to stand up. As I look around at all the first-time jumpers, they all have the same expression; the expression that they too are coming to grips with the impending jump. We reach the necessary height and the red light by the door turns from red to green. The instructor taps my shoulder, letting me know that it’s time to stand up; it’s time to jump.