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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.

Oct. 17, 2018

JBLE supports Tyndall AFB recovery efforts

The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron small air terminal supported Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida recovery efforts out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 17, 2018. The 733rd LRS Airmen are loading an HC130J Combat King II from the 71st Rescue Squadron from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, as part of an ongoing effort in support of recovery operations.

Oct. 17, 2018

The State of the 1st Fighter Wing

“First to the Fight!” You may have seen the slogan flashed on the sortie board outside the wing headquarters building, or you may have seen it at the bottom of an email. Our motto represents more than just our unit’s number or designation. It encapsulates our wing’s noble, century-old heritage, forged by the scores of maintainers and aviators who wore our unit colors before us. And it points to our role today sustaining their legacy of air power dominance.

Aug. 14, 2018

VTAC drives new technology to vehicle management

More than 320 people attended the Vehicle Transformation and Acquisition Council conference at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Aug. 6-10, 2018. Hosted by Langley Air Force Base’s 441st Vehicle Support Chain Operations Squadron, vehicle fleet managers across the U.S. Air Force came to JBLE to partake in the annual VTAC conference.

July 11, 2018

JBLE Soccer Club faces off against local team

Members of the Joint Base Langley-Eustis Soccer Club warm up before a scrimmage against the Lionsbridge Football Club at Riverview Park, Newport News, Virginia, July 8, 2018. The JBLE Soccer Club is preparing to attend the 2018 Defender's Cup Tournament in San Antonio, Texas during Labor Day Weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan

June 19, 2018

Langley jets tour Virginia

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors fly over their home-wing, the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 14, 2018. The 1st FW is the parent unit to first operational F-22 squadron to successfully test new limits on a Joint Direct Attack Munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Natasha Stannard)

April 4, 2018

World record holder carries skateboarding values into Air Force

“I guess they thought it was just a phase,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas Whitehurst, thinking back to how wrong his parents were when they bought him his first skateboard as a Christmas gift.

March 23, 2018

‘Ward’s Way:’ Airman finds hope, purpose during deployment

When U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Katie Gar Ward received her deployment orders to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, she said she had no idea what to expect.

March 7, 2018

Green Dot training focuses on prevention

In the past few years, Air Force Airmen and civilian employees have seen a major shift in annual required training on topics involving suicide and sexual assault prevention. Now in its third year, the Green Dot training program focuses more on prevention and bystander intervention of all types of violence, including interpersonal and self-inflicted violence.

Feb. 15, 2018

Ability to survive and operate … Check!

The 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron qualified 153 Airmen in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hands-on survival skills during a Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force training day Jan. 25, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Through this training, the 633rd CES will maximize the output of CBRN qualified Airmen and keep JBLE mission ready.