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July 13, 2022

1st MUNS brings the boom to RF 22-3

1st and 57th MUNS work together on GBU-10 Paveway II bombs during RF 22-3

Jan. 20, 2022

Air Combat Command Names Lead Wings 

The commander of Air Combat Command has designated five units as Lead Wings as part of the combat air force’s transition to the service’s new force generation model. 

Nov. 17, 2021

7th FTS reactivates at JBLE

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Joshua Dorr, 7th Fighter Training Squadron commander, assumed command of the newly reactivated 7th FTS during a ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 12, 2021.

Nov. 1, 2021

1st Fighter Wing: Meet the Command Chief

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Gradel, 1st Fighter Wing Command Chief, has worked as the senior enlisted leader for the Air Force’s premiere fighter wing for the past year. Gradel reflects on his journey joining the Air Force, family traditions and how he hopes to continue impacting the 1st FW.

Oct. 28, 2021

TF Liberty ground transportation crew is pulling their weight

Members of Task Force Liberty Ground Transportation work daily to transport passengers and cargo around Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome.

Oct. 26, 2021

Power outage can't stifle 1st FW Ops

What happens when a significant event like a power outage stifles the ability of the 1st Fighter Wing to conduct daily sorties for training in support of the Air Force mission? Well, the short answer is, it doesn’t.

Oct. 25, 2021

1st Fighter Wing: Meet the Commander

U.S. Air Force Colonel William Creeden, 1st Fighter Wing commander, comes from a strong military background. His grandfather was a fighter pilot in the Air Force for over 35 years and a veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam Wars.

Oct. 21, 2021

Cooling suits help 1st FW beat the heat

When servicing the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, speed and precision are necessary to ensure aircraft are ready to carry out the Department of Defense mission. Extreme temperatures can cause our Airmen to overheat, which threatens maintaining a steady operations tempo.

Oct. 18, 2021

Fifteenth Air Force Commander visits 1st Fighter Wing

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael G. Koscheski, Fifteenth Air Force commander, visited with 1st Fighter Wing Airmen during his first visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

Sept. 8, 2021

JBLE members participate in Red Flag Alaska 21-3

Members of the 1st Fighter Wing and 192nd Wing from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, participated in Red Flag Alaska 21-3 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, from Aug. 12 - 27, 2021.