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May 2, 2018

Fort Eustis Gala celebrates 100 years of history

The City of Newport News partnered with The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce to host the Fort Eustis 100th Anniversary Gala at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, April 28, 2018.

March 19, 2018

JBLE celebrates 100 years of Fort Eustis

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Fort Eustis, which was named after Virginia native, Abraham Eustis, in 1918.

July 25, 2017

Security, modernization projects come to Felker

Joint Base Langley-Eustis will begin several construction projects at Felker Army Airfield to keep up with constantly evolving technological developments in security and operations. The first of these projects includes new access gates to the airfield, providing additional security while minimizing the deer population on and around the runways.

May 10, 2017

Air Force’s oldest Fighter Squadron celebrates centennial

The Air Force’s oldest fighter squadron celebrated its 100th year anniversary at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, May 8, 2017. The 27th Fighter Squadron, dates back to World War I and was originally organized at Kelly Field, Texas. It was later assigned to the 1st Pursuit Group in early 1918, and is now known as the 1st Operations Group. The squadron also served in the European theater from March 1918 until armistice in November of that year.

Dec. 14, 2016

JBLE celebrates 100 years of Langley

December 30, 2016 marks the 100 year anniversary of Langley Air Force Base, Va. On December 30, 1916, the U.S. Government received a deed to the land that became Langley Field and is now Joint Base Langley-Eustis. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

Sept. 21, 2016

Langley celebrates 100 years of history

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Melissa Lackore, U.S Air Force Heritage of America Band Full Spectrum vocalist, sings during the 100-year Gala celebration at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Va., Sept. 17, 2016. Full Spectrum plays a mix of “old school” hip-hop and current pop music trends to reach the generation’s youth and young