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May 21, 2019

Retiree Appreciation Day celebrated at JBLE

The Fort Eustis Retirement Services Office, in conjunction with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, held the annual Retiree Appreciation Day at the Fort Eustis Main Exchange, May 18.The Joint Base Langley-Eustis Retiree Appreciation Day is the event specifically for all military retirees, and their families, living in the Hampton Roads

May 21, 2019

New MCAHC clinic opens closer to home

When scheduling appointments to visit their medical providers, TRICARE beneficiaries residing in Williamsburg won’t have to travel too far from home to receive healthcare.As a community-based primary care clinic and extension of Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ McDonald Army Health Center, the new Williamsburg Medical Home is now open for enrolled

Feb. 26, 2019

Matters of the heart

February is American Heart Month and it is appropriate that we learn more about what we can do for our own hearts and, perhaps, for others so they are as healthy as they can be.

Sept. 13, 2017

Through clubs we connect

The 633rd Air Base Wing is hosting Club Connect for service members who are looking for a fun way to connect with others on base and the local community on Sep. 22, 2017, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

April 5, 2017

Infant teething and toddler tooth care

Bringing a child into the world is one of the most exciting times for a family, but along with this time of great joy can come a multitude of questions, especially for young and first time parents. Questions such as, how do I do this, does my child need that or is there something wrong with my child

April 5, 2017

Tips for peak PCS season

Transitioning to a new permanent change of station can be exciting, yet a hectic experience for service members and their family, particularly during the summer peak-moving season. The primary goal of the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron personal property processing office is to provide personnel with necessary information to help ensure that they are adequately prepared for all phases of their PCS move, such as pre-move, packing, shipment pick-up and delivery at the final destination.

March 14, 2017

Felker Army Airfield’s evolution; past to present

In 1949, U.S. Army Col. William B. Bunker, Transportation School commandant, developed an idea for the world’s first military heliport exclusively designed for helicopters. According to records provided by the U.S. Army Transportation Museum at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, the primary mission of the heliport was to train helicopter units and develop doctrine and helicopter unit employment policies.

March 10, 2017

Chapel assistants aid spiritual resiliency

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. – Chaplain services throughout the Department of Defense offer spiritual care, religious services and counseling that allows service members, their families, and military civilians, to practice their constitutional right to the free exercise of religion. Military chaplains, who are religious ministry professionals, support spiritual resilience through religious observances, pastoral care, and advising leadership on spiritual, ethical, moral, morale and religious accommodation issues. As spiritual leaders, chaplains are relied upon for faith and personal guidance and they often lean on the support of their chapel assistants.

Jan. 24, 2017

Decorations: 733rd SFS wins state and national awards

The 733rd Security Forces Squadron Traffic Section at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, finished 2016 by winning three awards from the Traffic National Law Enforcement Challenge. On Jan. 12, 2017, four members of the 733rd SFS Traffic Section were presented a first place award for Military Police and Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, along with a third place award for Military Police by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The National Law Enforcement Challenge examines Law Enforcement agencies on traffic safety issues of impaired driving, occupant protection and speed awareness.

Dec. 14, 2016

Use caution; keep watch at crosswalks

In order to minimize the hazards associated with sharing the roadways, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, pedestrians and motorists should exercise caution when using or approaching crosswalks. According to the 633rd Security Forces Squadron, military personnel who fail to yield to pedestrians using crosswalks on JBLE will be issued an armed forces traffic ticket, while civilian personnel will receive a U. S. District Court violation notice. Furthermore, four points will be added to the on-base driving records for both military and civilians. Four points will also be added to the off-base driving records of civilians, in addition to a $200 fine.