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July 17, 2023

94th FS, FGS returns from a deployment

U.S. Airmen from the 94th Fighter Squadron return home from a deployment at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, July 12, 2023. The 94th FS deployed to Poland and an undisclosed location, building partner nation capabilities, enhancing interoperability and developing opportunities for strategic access, in order to operate from austere and remote locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

June 20, 2023

JBLE Commanders take flight for their next mission

U.S. Air Force Col. William Creeden, left, 1st Fighter Wing commander, takes a photo with Col. Brandon Tellez, 1st Operations Group commander, celebrating Creeden’s fini flight and his time as a leader at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 14, 2023. Creeden is responsible for one third of the Air Force’s combat F-22 Raptors, delivering F-22 air power globally, establishing itself through the work of 1st FW Airmen as the most capable and combat ready F-22 wing in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

March 31, 2023

The first FTU F-22s touch down at JBLE

The first two F-22 Raptors, part of the incoming Formal Training Unit aircraft fleet, touch down at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Mar. 29, 2023. JBLE has been working hard over the last four years to prepare for the bed down of 30 additional F-22 Raptors and the establishment of the FTU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

March 21, 2023

F-22 Demo team flying in home skies

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samuel "RaZZ" Larson, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, flies in preparation for the upcoming Airshow, Airpower over Hampton Roads, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Mar. 17, 2023. Airpower over Hampton Roads will be the first airshow at JBLE in over four years and will be hosting multiple world class flyers from May 6-7, 2023. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

March 3, 2023

COHM ceremony: FTU is coming to JBLE

The 1st Fighter Wing hosts the F-22 Consolidation Operations Maintenance Hanger ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 22, 2023. COMH ceremony was in celebration of a groundbreaking event, held to highlight the hard work over the last four years to prepare JBLE for the bed down of additional F-22 Raptor aircraft and the establishment of the Formal Training Unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

Nov. 3, 2022

1st FW CBRN Exercise: Gear up and get down!

A U.S. Air Force Airman, assigned to the 94th Fighter Generation Squadron, prepares to simulate taking cover in a bunker while putting on mission oriented protective posture 4 gear during an exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 12, 2022. MOPP 4 gear is assumed when there is alarm red, which designates an attack is imminent or in progress and/or contamination is present or suspected to be present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

Oct. 13, 2022

1st FW: removing barriers, conquering challenges, and always innovating

“Innovation is more than a buzzword... It is evolutionary or revolutionary changes to existing processes, capabilities, and mindsets," said Gen. Charles Brown Jr., U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff. In line with this vision, the 1st Fighter Wing developed a team to transform its Airmen’s innovative ideas into reality. The team became known as the innovation cell responsible for improving the 1st FW, one Airman at a time.

Oct. 11, 2022

An MTI's legacy continues at the 1st FW

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jarmeea Otten, a military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio received a call. It was only the third day of Basic Military Training and one of her trainee’s fiancé had just died in a car crash. Otten pulled the young woman aside and told her, “Grab your items, we need to go to the (charge of quarters) tunnel.”

Sept. 14, 2022

Working behind the scenes with LO

1st Maintenance Squadron low observable Airmen work on an F-22 Raptor to prepare it for the runway.

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.