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Feb. 26, 2019

1st FW ignites innovation

The 1st Fighter Wing will launch its inaugural Innovation Cell project to help U.S. Air Force Airmen generate creative solutions that will better the execution of daily duties at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 1, 2019.

Feb. 13, 2019

1st FW soars past sortie goal

The 1st Fighter Wing recently exceeded the minimum number of sorties set for the month of January by launching more than 250 sorties in three days at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Dec. 17, 2018

SECAF visits Airmen, civic leaders

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Dec. 12, 2018.

Nov. 20, 2018

1st FW recognized with Doolittle Award

The Air Force Historical Foundation selected the 1st Fighter Wing as the 2018 recipient of the Lt. Gen. James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Award at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13, 2018. The Doolittle Award is awarded annually to recognize an exceptional unit that has displayed bravery, determination, discipline, esprit de corps, and superior management of joint operations while accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions in multiple conflicts, thus having made a sustained, significant contribution to U.S. Air Force history.

Oct. 17, 2018

The State of the 1st Fighter Wing

“First to the Fight!” You may have seen the slogan flashed on the sortie board outside the wing headquarters building, or you may have seen it at the bottom of an email. Our motto represents more than just our unit’s number or designation. It encapsulates our wing’s noble, century-old heritage, forged by the scores of maintainers and aviators who wore our unit colors before us. And it points to our role today sustaining their legacy of air power dominance.

Sept. 12, 2018

JBLE relocates vessels, aircraft in advance of Florence

Joint Base Langley-Eustis evacuated vessels and aircraft in advance of Hurricane Florence, Sept. 11, 2018, to avoid possible impacts from the storm.

Aug. 6, 2018

Raptor Demo zooms across Canada

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performed at the Cold Lake Air Show at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Canada, July 21-22.

July 19, 2018

F-22 pilots fire live missiles at Combat Archer

More than 200 pilots, maintainers and operations support staff from the 1st Fighter Wing are gaining firsthand experience in loading and firing live missiles at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida from July 6-20, 2018.

July 2, 2018

JBLE exemplifies CMSAF initiatives

The U.S. Air Force Airmen here are at the forefront of implementing Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright’s three initiatives – resiliency , leadership and training.

June 19, 2018

Langley jets tour Virginia

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors fly over their home-wing, the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 14, 2018. The 1st FW is the parent unit to first operational F-22 squadron to successfully test new limits on a Joint Direct Attack Munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Natasha Stannard)