Home : News
Tag: 1st Fighter Wing

JBLE 2017 Year in Photos
January 3, 2018
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot, assigned to the1st Fighter Wing, checks effective operation of flight control surfaces, during night operations at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 11, 2017. To help increase effectiveness during night operations, the 1st FW has installed new sun shades that have solar powered lights, allowing night time maintenance and flying.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)

JBLE Fire Department makes leap in technology
December 4, 2017
The 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron showcases the new Striker 3000 at the Langley Fire Department on Joint Base Langley Eustis, Va., Nov. 22, 2017. The Striker is a 39 and half foot, 3,000-gallon, high performance fire truck that brings new and improved technology to the flightline and community.

Leaders celebrate thanksgiving, serve meals to Team JBLE
November 28, 2017
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.

94, 27 AMU Battle for 3rd Quarter Weapons Load Champions
November 7, 2017
U.S. Air Force weapons load crew Airmen from the 94th and 27th Aircraft Maintenance Units, compete in the 3rd Quarter Weapons Load Competition at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 3, 2017. Load crews supporting the 94th and 27th Fighter Squadrons competed to be the best for the 3rd quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)

From aggressor to unmatched 5th gen aerial breacher
November 1, 2017
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Champ, 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38 Talon pilot, boards an aircraft before flight at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 14, 2017.

F-22s complete flying training deployment
October 24, 2017
An F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia prepares to take off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England Oct. 12, 2017. The U.S. Air Force deployed F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment to RAF Lakenheath for a flying training deployment to conduct air training with other Europe-based U.S. aircraft and NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)

F-22 Raptors deploy to Europe
October 20, 2017
An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., taxis at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 13, 2017.

Langley Raptors return home
October 12, 2017
Family of Virginia Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeff Greenquist, holds a welcome home sign, celebrating his return from the Middle East at Joint Base Langley- Eustis, Va., Oct. 12, 2017. Greenquist is a low observable technician from the 192nd Maintenance Squadron and was deployed with the 1st Fighter Wing for six months. The deployment consisted of F-22 Raptors and Airmen representing the 1st FW in Operation Inherent Resolve against ISIS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)

Measure twice, cut once
August 30, 2017
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jordan Mann, 1st Maintenance Squadron metals technology journeyman, welds a piece of metal at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 17, 2017. The job of a 1st MXS metals technicians is to provide support for the flightline by fixing basic and major aircraft damages through metal work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Derek Seifert)

633 ABW battles mosquitos: Calls in 757 Airlift Squadron
July 26, 2017
An Air Force Reserve aircrew flying a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, performs a mosquito control aerial spray mission over Grand Forks Air Force Base. The spray team, which uses a specially-modified C-130H aircraft and Modular Aerial Spray Systems, make low passes around the spray areas at an altitude of 100-150 feet. They disperse pesticides which target areas of standing water where mosquito larvae breed. The purpose of the mission is to lower the number of irritations and infections associated with mosquito bites, as well as minimize the threat of West Nile Virus.  This is the first scheduled spray of three here for 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Johnny Saldivar)