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Nov. 24, 2021

The Regimental Memorial Chapel hosts Thanksgiving drive-thru event

The Regimental Memorial Chapel staff served breakfast during the Thanksgiving Drive-Thru event at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 18, 2021. During the event the chapel team greeted with attendees and provided breakfast to spread holiday cheer to the base populace.

Nov. 19, 2020

JBLE honors, thanks Gold Star families

To honor Gold Star families who have lost loved ones in service to our nation, Survivor Outreach Services hosted a “Thanks-for-Giving” Thanksgiving social at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 13, 2020.Beginning in World War I, families displayed flags or banners with blue stars that represented loved ones who were serving in the armed

Nov. 27, 2018

Giving thanks to Airmen, Soldiers who keep the mission going

Senior leaders volunteered to serve Thanksgiving Day meals at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 22, 2018.

Nov. 29, 2017

Local family ‘adopts’ service members for 30 years

As Janice Deaver and her daughter April Griffin prepare Thanksgiving dinner for their family and neighbors, they tell stories and share laughs at memories of years past. While most share stories about their relatives, this family shares stories of their “adopted” family, the ones they thank each year for their service to their country with a home-cooked meal.

Nov. 28, 2017

Leaders celebrate thanksgiving, serve meals to Team JBLE

U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, 633rd Air Base Wing commander, serves Thanksgiving lunch at the Crossbow Dining Facility on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 23, 2017. Installation leaders served hot meals to Airmen and Soldiers who were unable to go home for the holiday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

Nov. 21, 2016

Operation Warmheart: a time to give thanks

Operation Warmheart volunteers fill 525 bags with Thanksgiving food items at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 20, 2016. Operation Warmheart is a nonprofit organization established by the First Sergeants Council to assist JJBLE service members and their families through charitable funds raised throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

Nov. 21, 2016

Man on the street: ‘tis the season

With the holidays approaching, the 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs office asked members of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia a few questions regarding the holiday season. What are you thankful for? “You get to be older like I am, you’re thankful for your health. Pretty much, as long as you got enough money to pay the rent and good health, that’s everything,” said U.S. Air Force retired Senior Master Sgt. Bill Fitzgerald.

Nov. 16, 2016

Operation Warmheart: A time to give

The First Sergeant Council is hosting its annual Operation Warmheart Thanksgiving basket drive at Langley Air Force Base, Va., beginning Nov. 7 through Nov. 20, 2016. This year, they hope to gather enough food and money to deliver more than 500 Thanksgiving baskets. Operation Warmheart, a nonprofit organization, was established by the First Sergeants Council to manage, receive and distribute charitable funds to JBLE service members and families who are in need of assistance. Each year, the Thanksgiving basket drive is the largest direct effort of OWH.