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Firefighters tackle hazardous materials with new equipment
July 26, 2017
A Fort Eustis Fire Department and Emergency Services member tests an unknown substance using the HazMatID Elite chemical identifier at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 20, 2017. Fort Eustis firefighters are trained in emergency management to supplement the shortages in that career field at JBLE. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

Historic lake to open again
July 26, 2017
Brown’s Lake at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, closed nearly 40 years ago due to contamination, has re-opened for recreational catch-and-release fishing. For more information on the program or to obtain a fishing permit, contact Outdoor Recreation at 878-2610. For a Virginia fishing license, contact the Department of Game Inland Fisheries at https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/licenses. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

Ready, set, deploy!
July 25, 2017
Resources are available at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., to help prepare U.S. Airmen and Soldiers to deploy at any given time. Military members work with their unit deployment managers to assist in completing the out-processing checklist, used to help guide them through each step, and training to ensure each member of their family is deployment ready. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

Security, modernization projects come to Felker
July 25, 2017
Felker Army Airfield at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., has several upcoming construction projects planned in order to keep up with growing mission demands and to ensure the safety and security of personnel, aircraft and the airfield environment. Included in these projects are new access gates, a cell tower, a new bulk fuel facility and an aviation complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

U.S. Army partners with community school program
July 19, 2017
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Edmar DeJesus, 1st Battalion, 210th Aviation Regiment, 128th Aviation Brigade AH-64D Apache helicopter instructor, helps Barry Brown, Ready 2 Work program participant, operate a camera in an AH-64D Apache helicopter at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 14, 2017. Ready 2 Work is a six-week work program, which teaches students how to write resumes, conduct job interviews and learn about career opportunities available to them. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

Son shares memories of ‘Men of Honor’ legacy
July 12, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear, 11th Aviation Command CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilot, shares stories and photos of his father, Carl Brashear, during the Fort Eustis Diamond Council’s leadership luncheon at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 28, 2017. Carl Brashear, who passed away in 2006, was the first African American graduate from the U.S. Diving and Salvage School in Bayonne, New Jersey and the first African American U.S. Navy diver. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

Army quartermaster: A vessel’s living compass
June 29, 2017
Instruments used to help determine course direction and speed when navigating a ship lay on a chart on the General Frank S. Besson-class logistics support vessel at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 23, 2017. Although the ship comes equipped with electronic navigation systems, as an added safety measure, the crew also manually tracks information using charts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

USO centers thrive through volunteer efforts
June 21, 2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Logan, 45th Intelligence Squadron, is greeted by Sadie at the Langley USO center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 19, 2017. Sadie’s owner, Hannah Hendricks, is the USO volunteer and special programs coordinator and oversees operations at the Langley Air Force Base USO center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

Army divers inspect Third Port to ensure mission readiness
June 21, 2017
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 74th Engineer Dive Detachment, 92nd Engineer Battalion, review what to look for when inspecting the piers at Third Port during a diving mission at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 20, 2017. The divers regularly inspect the piers to determine if repairs are needed to keep the port operational. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

Problem solvers: Ombudsmen assists wounded, ill or injured find care
June 20, 2017
The U.S. Army Medical Command Ombudsman Program has been helping service members and their families navigate through their medical needs after being wounded, ill or injured. Starting in the U.S. Navy as a role filled by military spouses, MEDCOM ombudsmen have transitioned into a vital resource on installations by looking out for the morale and welfare of military families. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)