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March 19, 2021

Nat’l Single Parents Day: JBLE is here for you

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan officially proclaimed March 21st as National Single Parent Day in an effort to honor the hard work of a single parent and to recognize diverse family structures in the U.S.

March 8, 2021

This is not who I am: a chaplain's story

“I need you to come see me this afternoon.” Nine words no one wants to hear from their company commander.

March 1, 2021

IMCOM official visits JBLE

Randall Robinson, executive deputy to the commanding general of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, tours a landing craft utility (LCU) assigned to the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), during a visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 25, 2021. IMCOM’s mission is to deliver quality base support from the Strategic Support

Jan. 22, 2021

Fort Eustis policeman awarded for saving life

A Fort Eustis police officer received an official commendation Jan. 19, for a life-saving deed he performed while responding to an emergency.

Nov. 19, 2020

JBLE honors, thanks Gold Star families

To honor Gold Star families who have lost loved ones in service to our nation, Survivor Outreach Services hosted a “Thanks-for-Giving” Thanksgiving social at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 13, 2020.Beginning in World War I, families displayed flags or banners with blue stars that represented loved ones who were serving in the armed

Nov. 13, 2020

At port or on dry land, fire department will defend

Firefighters assigned to the 733d Civil Engineer Division’s Fort Eustis Fire Department conducted a live-fire exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 9, 2020.

Nov. 3, 2020

733d CED, Newport News Firefighters conduct joint exercise

Firefighters from the 733d Civil Engineer Division conducted a ladder truck exercise with their counterparts from the Newport News Fire Department at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 26, 2020.

Oct. 13, 2020

Safely ashore: 7th TBX mariners return from deployment

Soldiers from the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), along with two logistics support vessels, have returned home after spending more than nine months at sea providing maritime logistics to U.S. forces in the Middle East.

Oct. 7, 2020

Flying for a bigger picture

Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, is seen from the air, Oct. 6, 2020. JBLE is the product of a 2010 consolidation between the U.S. Air Force’s Langley Air Force Base and the U.S. Army’s Fort Eustis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Magbanua)

Sept. 21, 2020

Ground Zero Flag Team visits Eustis for first time

The symbol of hope for all Americans after the attacks of 9/11 was the American Flag. One flag in particular was flown amongst the rubble between both towers to honor a first responder who lost his brother. For 19 years, this same flag has traveled the country and seen three tours in Iraq.