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July 17, 2019

Airmen, Soldiers: work together, learn together

A combination of patterned uniforms cut through the humid air as they climb about the frames and rotors lined up in one of the many hangars that make up the 128th Aviation Brigade. The constant drone of industrial fans fills the room while service members buzz around the floor, notebooks in hand and on their way to become masters of their airframe.

June 11, 2019

AH-64 AIT repairers, masters of the airframe

U.S. Army Advanced Individual Training students assigned to the 222nd Aviation Regiment, 1st Aviation Battalion, 128th Aviation Brigade spend more than six months studying the Apache AH-64’s various systems and components during the AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer course at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

March 27, 2019

Refurbished aircraft provides operational training

The CH-47 Chinook and the UH-60M Blackhawks are advanced multi-purpose helicopters but with a different set of missions. However, one thing is consistent with both aircraft – the U.S. Army Soldiers that work on them. The 128th Aviation Brigade ensures that the Soldiers’ training is realistic, relevant, and rigorous, enabling them to make a positive impact at their first duty assignment. One of the ways the Soldiers are trained is with the various Chinook and the Blackhawk trainers.

April 11, 2018

JBLE Airman first-ever to receive Army Instructor Badge

For the first time ever, a U.S. Air Force Airman was awarded the Basic Army Instructor Badge at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, April 9, 2018. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Casey Andersen, 362nd Training Squadron, Detachment 1 HH-60 helicopter crew chief instructor, was teaching a class of Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers when U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Malcom Frost, Center for Initial Military Training commanding general, presented him with the BAIB.

Dec. 5, 2017

Holiday tree lights up the night

Children and adults alike gathered at Seay Plaza for the 62nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting celebration at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Dec. 1, 2017.

Nov. 7, 2017

JBLE unit partners with FEMA in Puerto Rico humanitarian mission

Military Sealift Command’s USNS Brittin arrived at the Port of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Nov. 3, 2017, loaded with power-generation equipment and other supplies after Hurricane Maria left the majority of the island without power in September. U.S. Army Soldiers from the 832nd Transportation Battalion, 597th Trans. Brigade based at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., were waiting ashore to unload 500 pieces of equipment including generators, temporary living facilities, food and water.

Nov. 1, 2017

JBLE-based brigade supports joint mission to Puerto Rico

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series highlighting Joint Base Langley-Eustis members’ contribution to humanitarian relief efforts. U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 597th Transportation Brigade, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, connected with agency partners on Oct. 28 at TC Dock, located on the Joint Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station, to load supplies intended for the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico.

Oct. 30, 2017

JBLE-based brigade supports joint mission to Puerto Rico

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 597th Transportation Brigade, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, connected with agency partners on Oct. 28 at TC Dock, located on the Joint Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station, to load supplies intended for the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico.

Sept. 20, 2017

OH-58D ‘Kiowa Warrior’ takes final flight

The U.S. Army Aviation Development Directorate flew the Army’s final OH-58D “Kiowa Warrior” flight from Felker Army Airfield at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Sept. 19, 2017.

July 25, 2017

Security, modernization projects come to Felker

Joint Base Langley-Eustis will begin several construction projects at Felker Army Airfield to keep up with constantly evolving technological developments in security and operations. The first of these projects includes new access gates to the airfield, providing additional security while minimizing the deer population on and around the runways.