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Oct. 18, 2016

1st FW inducts dedicated crew chiefs

1st Fighter Wing Airmen celebrate after being inducted as dedicated crew chiefs at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Oct 14, 2016. Dedicated crew chiefs compete against each other through a series of evaluations and performance reviews to be assigned to a specific aircraft and have their name displayed on its side. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st

Oct. 5, 2016

JBLE conducts readiness exercise

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sean Simpson, 1st Maintenance Squadron fuel systems repair technician, unloads cargo during an operational readiness exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 28, 2016. Along with the simulation of deploying Airmen, the exercise assessed the base’s ability to deploy cargo and aircraft within a limited time frame.

Aug. 31, 2016

Indian Minister of Defense visits ACC units

U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, Air Combat Command commander, hosts an office call with Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar (far right) at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Aug. 30, 2016. Parrikar’s visit supported the mission to strengthen strategic cooperation, defense technology and innovation between the U.S. and India. (U.S. Air Force photo

Aug. 3, 2016

94th, 27th AMUs face off in quarterly competition

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Unit compete during the 1st Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Langley Air Force Base, Va., July 29, 2016. During the quarterly competition, three-person teams from the 27th and 94th AMUs competed to correctly load two AIM-9 missiles and a GBU-32 Joint Direct

July 25, 2016

AF commanders aim to ensure a smooth take-off for F-35A

Wing commanders from U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightning II units met at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, July 20-21 to discuss integration of the two aircraft. The conference focused on joint training, maintenance techniques, manpower and strategies to develop successful integration the F-35A as a part of the joint team of fighter aircraft.