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July 12, 2023

JBLE Senior Leaders Tour HRBT Expansion

U.S. Air Force Col. Gregory Beaulieu, Joint Base Langley Eustis installation commander, along with other senior leaders from JBLE embarked on a tour of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion project to assess the progress and potential benefit to military operations on June 28, 2023. “Navigating the HRBT and the traffic associated with it is a way of life here in Hampton Roads, especially for our service members stationed here at JBLE,” said Beaulieu. “I’m grateful to get this first-hand look so I can better understand the magnitude of the project and the benefit it will bring to our community members, both military and civilian.”

March 14, 2022

Hampton, JBLE leaders host public meeting on proposed LaSalle Corridor Plan

Officials from the city of Hampton and Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia teamed up to host a public meeting on the LaSalle Avenue Corridor Resiliency Plan on March 10, at the Boo Williams Sportsplex.

Jan. 6, 2022

A Soldier strives to unify the local community

Staff Sgt. Israel D. Lopez, 1st Battalion, 210th Aviation Regiment, is awarded the 2021 Military Citizen of the Year by the Hampton, Va. Chamber of Commerce for his dedication to volunteering he and his battalion accomplished.

Nov. 13, 2019

Running for remembrance

The Airman continues his run, the sound of his breathing eclipsed by the insects surrounding the track. It’s two in the morning and the only light is from the lamp posts lining the track. He disappears after he passes each light until he reaches the next post. He and the four other Airmen have already been running for 17 hours, only nine more to go.

Oct. 2, 2019

JBLE fosters community engagement with Deployed Family Fall Fest

The Deployed Family Fall Fest was held at the Bethel Manor Youth Center in Hampton, Virginia, Sept. 28, 2019. The event brought together families whose loved one has been recently or is currently deployed for fun activities, games, food and more.

Sept. 19, 2019

9/11 Reading of the Names: Honor those who have fallen

The city of Hampton, Virginia, honored those lives lost in the terrorist attacks on 9/11 with the 18th annual “Reading of The Names” event at Gosnold Hope Park, Sept. 11, 2019. The event brought together U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 30th Intelligence Squadron, civic leaders and local residents to take part in honoring those heroes and additionally those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan.

July 31, 2019

FSS trains for the worst

The 633rd Force Support Squadron conducted search and recovery training with a team of 14 U.S. Air Force Airmen at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, July 23, 2019.

May 28, 2019

Hampton Roads honors those who gave all

Service members from multiple installations across Hampton Roads came together at the Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Va, for a wreath laying ceremony, May 27. Guest speakers at the ceremony included Congresswoman Elaine Luria, Virginia 2nd District, and Marty Fury, National Cemetery Administration deputy director of cemetery operations. The

May 8, 2019

U.S. Air Force to host public scoping meeting

The U.S. Air Force will host a public scoping meeting to allow the community surrounding Langley Air Force Base to learn about the proposed beddown of the fifth generation Formal Training Unit aircraft at Langley AFB, and/or Eglin AFB, Florida.

Dec. 21, 2018

Hampton community honors fallen heroes

Joint Base Langley-Eustis and Hampton community members gathered together at the Hampton National Cemetery to pay respect to fallen members of the Armed Forces in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day in Hampton, Virginia, Dec. 15, 2018. The program is held annually, either on the second or third Saturday of December. Participants and volunteers place wreaths at more than 1,000 memorial cemeteries across the United States each year