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F-22 Safely Shoots Down Chinese Spy Balloon Off South Carolina Coast
February 4, 2023
An F-22 Raptor takes off

Eyes on it: optometry clinic ensures mission readiness
January 29, 2020
Dr. Courtney Humphrey, 633rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometrist, holds a lens used to look into a patient’s eye at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 27, 2020. Humphrey is one of three doctors in the Langley AFB optometry clinic, treating active-duty military members from all branches. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

SERE-ious training
January 14, 2020
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Stephen Drakes, 192 Operations Support Squadron, Virginia Air National Guard SERE Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape non-commissioned officer in charge, ensures Lt. Col. Jonathan Kuntz, 633rd 1st Operations Support Squadron director of operations, and Capt. Nathan Miller, 94th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, talk about the advantages of finding a water source during a training at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 12, 2019. The training taught skills needed to survive in the event of an isolation situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

U.S. Air Force Heritage of America band
December 13, 2019
Finnegan Mcdermed, 10, son of U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 3, Timothy Mcdermed, general support aviation battalion 5-159, 244th Aviation Brigade, conducts the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America band as they perform at the holiday memories concert at the Christopher Newport University Ferguson Center, Newport News, Virginia, Dec. 5, 2019. Blank conducted the band during the final song of the night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

Playing cyberspace
November 20, 2019
U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathaniel Flack, Department of Electrical and computer engineering student at the Air Force Institute of Technology, lays down a Battlespace Next card at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 18, 2019. Flack created the game to improve training within the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

Defense Daily reporter visits JBLE for FAM Flight
November 5, 2019
Vivienne Machi, Defense Daily reporter, and Airmen, learn about emergency procedures during SERE training at JBLE, Virginia, Oct. 31, 2019. The training is required before taking part in a familiarization flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

Yorktown Day
October 23, 2019
Yorktown Day

Airmen inspired to see beyond the stars with NASA visit
October 15, 2019
U.S. Air Force Col. Clinton Ross, 633rd Air Base Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Gregory Peterson, 633rd Air Base Wing command chief, talk to personnel at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Oct. 9, 2019. Ross and Peterson, along with others, received a tour of the facilities at the LaRC which served as an indoctrination to NASA’s mission in the Hampton, Virginia community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Dowe)

AFE: One stitch between life, death
March 1, 2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, stows parachute lines on a T-38 Talon drogue parachute at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 27, 2017. The AFE parachute shop inspects parachutes regularly to ensure its proper deployment in case of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard)