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Dec. 11, 2019

Navigate this holiday season safely

As the holidays roll around, people become busy decorating, shopping or traveling and with the increased amount of activities, proper safety practices may be some of the last things on their minds. To encourage Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, personnel to recognize possible safety hazards that may affect them, the 633rd Air Base Wing Safety office has the following tips to keep their families safe and accountable this holiday season.

Nov. 25, 2019

JBLE welcome new chiefs

The Langley Chiefs Group presented promotion line numbers to U.S. Air Force senior master sergeants at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 22, 2019. Across the Air Force, 530 senior master sergeants were selected for promotion to chief master sergeant out of 2,529.

Nov. 20, 2019

Playing cyberspace

At times the most effective approach to fixing a problem is coming up with a creative solution. For the U.S. Air Force finding the solution to some of those problems requires the input and ideas of countless Airmen.

Nov. 14, 2019

Fit to fight: one fighter wing at a time

As aviators know proper maintenance of aircraft is key to providing combat capabilities. Just as aircraft need to be maintained and ready to fly, optimizing the human weapon system is also critical. Pilots themselves must be healthy and ready to fight tonight. To ensure pilots are ready at a moment’s notice, the 1st Fighter Wing has embedded U.S. Air Force Capt. Michelle Jilek, a physical therapist with the 633rd Medical Operations Squadron to help increase mission effectiveness.

Nov. 13, 2019

IPPD team suits up for disaster

During IPPD training Nov. 5-7, 2019 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Airmen from the 633rd MDG learned how to quickly handle an emergency situation involving a mass contaminated event.

Oct. 30, 2019

Guiding through stages of a career

From professional development training to retraining assistance, the career assistance advisors of Joint Base Langley-Eustis have a plethora of resources to help Airmen throughout their career. “Career assistance advisor is a multifaceted position and there are two roles,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Brent Likes, JBLE career assistance advisor. “The first role is we help people out with some personnel programs that might be difficult for them, like retraining or base of preference applications. The [second role] is professional development, like the first term Airmen center, NCO professional enhancement seminar and the senior NCO professional enhancement seminar.”

Oct. 23, 2019

Fit to fight: train the trainer

A U.S. Air Force Physical Training Leader from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, grips the bars of the Battle Rig at the Air Combat Command gym at JBLE Oct. 17, 2019. The PTL’s were trained on how to use the Rig properly so they can train others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

Oct. 23, 2019

Yorktown Day

Yorktown Day is an annual event which commemorates the siege at Yorktown in 1781 and the revolutionary victory that paved the way for America and freedom.

Oct. 16, 2019

School violence exercise emphasizes training, collaboration

Joint Base Langley-Eustis inspection and emergency response teams, in partnership with Newport News Public Schools conducted a school violence exercise at Fort Eustis’ General Stanford Elementary School Oct. 8.

Oct. 16, 2019

Fort Eustis Fire Department hosts open house

The Fort Eustis Fire Department welcomed families to its open house at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 12, 2019. The event offered free activities, giveaways and food for its attendees in honor of National Fire Prevention Week.