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Aug. 4, 2020

Fort Eustis selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

Following a tough competition, two U.S. Army Soldiers were selected for the 2020 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year awards during a ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, July 29.

June 24, 2020

McDonald introduces pagers for long wait times

The McDonald Army Health Center pharmacy introduced 60 restaurant style pagers to better help with long lines and wait times June 15, 2020. The pagers expand the pharmacy’s threshold for the number of patients it can serve on a daily basis. The inside lobby holds 12 patients and up to six can be at the windows at any given time, along with 60 patients with pagers.

May 15, 2020

Who Made That Masked Man’s Mask Anyway?

The Department of Defense, in response to the elevating COVID-19 threat, released guidance Apr. 5, which mandated face coverings for all military personnel, DoD civilian employees, family members, DoD contractors and all other individuals on DoD property, installations and facilities.

May 10, 2020

U.S Army adapts to train Soldiers through COVID-19 to ensure mission readiness

The 128th Aviation Brigade is adapting along with the rest of the world, as they work to maintain mission readiness during this dynamic and rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

April 29, 2020

Teamwork during COVID-19: McDonald Army Health Center provides support to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Twenty-seven medical personnel assigned to McDonald Army Health Center at Fort Eustis are poised to provide medical support to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan. 29, 2020

Eyes on it: optometry clinic ensures mission readiness

From annual eye exams to extracting debris from eyes, the Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, optometry clinic sees it all. Depending on real-world situations such as emergency patients or deployment requirements, personnel at the clinic may see between 30 to 50 patients a day. Serving not only Airman, but Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coastguardsmen as well, the optometry staff work diligently to ensure each patient is fit to fight.

Oct. 16, 2019

JBLE participates in CBRN exercise

The Fort Eustis Fire Department and the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management flight participated in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear exercise to enhance their skills to work together as a team. The exercise included donning protective gear, identifying an unknown substance, going through a denomination station and more.

Oct. 9, 2019

Assistant Secretary of the Army visits JBLE

The Honorable Alex A. Beehler, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, meets with leadership at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 3, 2019. Beehler visited with JBLE’s senior leadership to discuss joint base operations, the Center for Army Analysis’ findings and recommendations, as well as the way forward to better serve the installation community’s needs.

Oct. 9, 2019

Congressman Scott visits JBLE

U.S. Army Col. Jenn Walkawicz, 733rd Mission Support Group commander, briefs Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 8, 2019. Scott visited Fort Eustis to learn about its mission and significance prior to touring various areas on post to include 3rd Port, 128th Aviation Brigade, the barracks and more.

Oct. 8, 2019

Suicide Prevention Walk Brings H.O.P.E

Every day, approximately 123 individuals take their own lives in the United States. Of those individuals, U.S. military members and veterans make up 18 percent of adult suicides.