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Sept. 20, 2023

JBLE-Eustis hosts donation of 3000 books to military dependents

Military families gather during the Eustis Youth Book Bash at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 16, 2023. The book bash created opportunities for families to make connections, participate in arts and crafts and receive donated books. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaela Smith)

Sept. 13, 2023

JBLE members recognized during VPCC annual breakfast

The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted a military recognition breakfast, on Sept. 7th, 2023. The annual event highlighted the enduring partnership between the VPCC and the military community.  During the event, Bob McKenna, VPCC president, noted five branches call the Peninsula home making the military a significant part of the community.

Sept. 13, 2023

JBLE Airman strengthens partnership with Ukraine

On Feb. 12, 2022, Senior Airman Kostiantyn Khymchenko’s life took an unexpected but welcomed turn when he received a vital phone call. “Hello?” he greeted. On the line was Master Sgt. Aaron Washington, 633d Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation, and cooling noncommissioned officer in charge, with a life-altering opportunity.

Aug. 31, 2023

ASK for aid with the JBLE Airmen Starter Kit

Moving off base for the first time can be stressful. Making a budget, finding a roommate, and viewing potential homes, while trying to balance work can quickly overload a person. Recognizing these factors, the 633d Civil Engineering Squadron airmen dorm leaders developed the Airman Starter Kit program to alleviate stress and lessen expenses by providing Airmen with free furniture kits.

Aug. 17, 2023

Script Center streamlines 633d MDG prescription process

The Script Center is a convenient and private way to pick up prescription refills at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Aug. 17, 2023.

Aug. 15, 2023

Conservation law enforcement partnership comes to JBLE

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is the latest Air Force-led installation to engage in the Conservation Law Enforcement Partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The CLEP supports security improvement and public safety while also promoting resource conservation.

July 31, 2023

633d CES taking resiliency to a new level

In 2003, Hurricane Isabel flooded Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia as a Category 1 storm, causing a 7.9-foot storm surge, flooding the base for four days, catching the attention of many civil engineers. One of those engineers was Robert Barrett, 633d Civil Engineer Squadron chief of the engineer flight.

July 31, 2023

AF Chief Scientist engages with the 1st FW

Dr. Victoria Coleman, chief scientist of the Air Force, tours the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, July 27, 2023. Coleman spoke with 1st FW’s senior leaders and had the opportunity to discuss some of the operational challenges JBLE faces, with the intention to accelerate relevant solutions for warfighters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

July 25, 2023

JBLE Langley to conduct annual mosquito spraying mission

The 757th Airlift Squadron assigned to Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, will conduct two aerial mosquito spray missions over Langley Air Force Base, Craney Island and a small portion of Portsmouth overnight Wednesday, July 26, 2023. If weather or mechanical issues force a cancellation, the flight will occur on Thursday, July 27.

July 17, 2023

COMACC surprises the Airman of the Year at JBLE

Members line up to congratulate Senior Airman Kostiantyn Khymchenko, 633d Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation, air conditioning journeyman, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 29, 2023. On June 27, 2023, Khymchenko was recognized as the Air Combat Command Outstanding Airman of the Year and went on to win at the Air Force level, chosen for his outstanding achievements, performance and exceptional meritorious service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)