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Jan. 17, 2020

F-22 Raptor incident during landing

An incident involving an F-22 Raptor occurred while landing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis Jan. 16, at approximately 1 p.m. Per standard procedure, the pilot was initially taken to the Langley Hospital for evaluation and later released.

Dec. 30, 2019

Open for innovation

Solving problems begins with an idea. Having resources to nurture those ideas and explore them can grow new, innovative creations to further the Air Force’s mission. The 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, now has an innovation lab where Airmen can experiment, build and explore new ideas.

Dec. 29, 2019

Stand down, stand up: 1 FW starts Ready Airmen Program

The 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, leads the way in combat capability and lethality in current operations worldwide, and serves as America's premier air dominance wing, led by next generation Airmen, integrated with its mission partners, and ready to fly, fight, and win...anytime, anyplace. In order to operate at this capacity, the Ready Aircrew Program establishes the minimum number of live training events and simulator missions that aircrews must complete during the annual training cycle to maintain readiness. But that does not prepare against all enemies.

Dec. 19, 2019

Dec’ the Deployment

The holidays are a time for celebration and togetherness. However, they can quickly turn into a tough time for military families, especially if military members are deployed and have to spend time away from their families.

Dec. 13, 2019

Aircrew Flight Equipment: Putting the AFE in SAFE

The hum of lights and subtle creaking of sewing machine pedals fill the air of an otherwise silent room. Technicians, concentrated on expertly constructing each component of a parachute, apply their unique skill set and range of knowledge to ensure perfection with every stitch.

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. 20, 2019

Metals Technology Sparks Innovation

When fabricating ornate aircraft parts or repairing flightline support equipment, it is the mission and responsibility of the eight-Airmen metals technology flight to ensure aircraft readiness in a safe and timely manner.

Nov. 20, 2019

Major-General Joyce visits JBLE

Royal Canadian Air Force Major-General Derek Joyce, Continental North American Aerospace Defense Command Region deputy commander, tours the F-22 Raptor at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 18, 2019. While touring the F-22, Joyce familiarized himself with the mission and capabilities of the aircraft as well as its weaponry. (U.S. Air Force

Nov. 18, 2019

Airman’s innovation sparks excitement for Raptors

As the Air Force faces continued fiscal constraints the need for Airmen to be innovative in identifying and solving mission shortfalls keeps growing.

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.