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April 3, 2023

A second home: FCC provider honored with award

Jessica Brathwaite transitioned careers from a LPN to a Family Child Care (FCC) provider, opening her home to families whose schedules could not be accommodated by traditional child care options. This choice led her to receive the Fort Eustis’ 2022 Family Child Care Provider of the Year award Mar. 16, 2023 for going above and beyond in her role as a caregiver.

Dec. 7, 2022

Newly restored Bailey Creek provides scenic views, recreation at JBLE-Eustis

Bailey Creek is a hidden gem located northwest of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The tidal creek and marsh areas stretch approximately one and a half miles from the upper end to where it empties into Skiffe’s Creek and then the James River. But Bailey Creek was not always the beautiful area it is today.

Oct. 5, 2022

A Soldier’s heritage finds a career as an Army Mariner

The U.S. Army has approximately 29,000 Soldiers who identify as Asian Pacific Islander, which is larger than the current population of the Republic of Palau, the island nation where Sgt. Judah Sibetang was born and lived for 20 years.

Sept. 27, 2022

Suicide Awareness Month at JBLE

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which marks a time to raise awareness and promote discussion of this often taboo and stigmatized subject.

April 29, 2022

JBLE Earth Week 2022

Members from across Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, celebrated Earth Week from April 18 - 22, 2022. During this time, members participated in projects to help improve natural resources located across JBLE and enhanced their knowledge for conservation through education based courses.

April 12, 2021

Chief Warrant Officer Mitchell Howard

1LT Kristen Kramer, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), JBLE-Eustis, is detailed as Summary Court Officer to secure and make proper disposition of the personal effects of Chief Warrant Officer Mitchell Howard.

March 26, 2021

Marines conduct exercise at Fort Eustis

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is home to planes, trains, helicopters and watercraft. These resources are utilized by members of the U.S. Army and Air Force as well as the Marine Corps.

March 19, 2021

Most importantly, I am a Soldier

Fort Eustis is home to the training brigades of 12 military occupational specialties. Thousands of Soldiers perfect their skills in aviation mechanics here before moving on to operational units around the world.

March 9, 2021

Self-Care Sunday: Celebrating International Women’s Day

The United Service Organization of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia celebrated International Women’s Day by distributing self-care packages to active-duty women for a virtual spa day at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 3, 2021.

March 5, 2021

MFLC: Continue to move forward

Military life can be exciting but it comes with challenges, not only for service members but also their families.