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Jan. 26, 2021

It takes a village to perfect ACE

Through hard work and rigorous training, members of the 633rd Air Base Wing, 1st Fighter Wing, 192nd Wing, and Missouri Air National Guard completed a week-long Agile Combat Employment exercise Jan. 11-15 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Dec. 21, 2020

The 94th FS returns to JBLE following rapid deployment

Members that deployed with the 94th Fighter Squadron returned to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, from a rapid deployment in support of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility Dec. 19, 2020.

Dec. 3, 2020

Air Force aviation history begins with the 1st Fighter Wing

The 1st Fighter Wing is the cornerstone of Air Force aviation history —the wing traces its lineage back to the formation of the 1st Pursuit Group in 1918, and has the honor of being the oldest wing in the Air Force.

Nov. 16, 2020

1st Fighter Wing Raptors deploy to support WestPac

A contingent of 94th Fighter Squadron Airmen and F-22 Raptors assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to conduct missions in the Western Pacific. By working alongside allied and joint partner air forces, WestPac aims to integrate 4th and 5th generation fighters, and provide an opportunity to build experience and competence in dynamic force employment processes and concepts.

Oct. 14, 2020

Missiles away: 27 FS increases combat lethality with WSEP East

For many units across the Air Force, the COVID-19 pandemic has created an obstacle to maintaining a high level of mission readiness. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the 1st Fighter Wing has maintained a lethal, ready force, enabling support of Air Force mission priorities around the world.

Sept. 9, 2020

JBLE Airman honored with 12 OAY award

Many Airmen in the U.S. Air Force work hard, day-in and day-out, fulfilling the mission and striving for excellence. Sometimes, that work culminates in recognition and those members are honored with awards for the efforts they put into their job. An Airman at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, had the pleasure of receiving such an honor.

Aug. 20, 2020

Fifteenth Air Force activates, consolidates ACC’s conventional forces

Fifteenth Air Force activated Aug. 20, integrating wings and direct reporting units from 12th Air Force and Ninth Air Force to form a new numbered air force responsible for generating and presenting Air Combat Command’s conventional forces.ACC’s conventional capabilities include fighter, remotely piloted aircraft, command and control, and rescue

Aug. 13, 2020

Hey, that suit looks cool!

Researchers from Headquarters Air Combat Command’s science and technology department are exploring new and innovative ways to keep Airmen safe while working on the flightline. A recent study conducted with the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis may provide new opportunities to keep Airmen cool as U.S. Air Force F-22 maintainers continue to endure extreme weather conditions to support America’s air superiority around the globe.

Aug. 3, 2020

U.S. Air Force reactivates 1st Munitions Squadron

The U.S. Air Force is reactivating the 1st Munitions Squadron within the 1st Fighter Wing, July 31, 2020 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

July 19, 2020

SECAF visits JBLE

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett learned firsthand how Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, stays mission-ready through the capabilities of Airmen and assets at JBLE.