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July 7, 2021

CSAF commemorates victory at Yorktown with French allies

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and French Air and Space Force Chief of Staff General Phillippe LaVigne, gathered at the Yorktown Victory Monument today to lay a commemorative wreath marking 240-years of the siege of Yorktown.

June 1, 2021

President Biden, first lady visit JBLE service members

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis to meet with Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors and honor the fallen before Memorial Day, May 28.

May 30, 2021

Remember the fallen: JBLE commemorates Memorial Day

Joint Base Langley-Eustis commemorated Memorial Day with a series of events from May 17 to May 27. The 733rd Mission Support Group and U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command worked together to organize the festivities. The commemoration, known as "Remember the Fallen," included sports events, an obstacle course, a 5K run and a drill and ceremony contest by Advanced Individual Training students. The memorial observances culminated with a retreat ceremony at Seay Plaza and a concert by country artist Austin Moody at the TRADOC stage.

May 27, 2021

AF breaks down updated fitness test scores

Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.

May 12, 2021

AGILE FLAG 21-2: Airpower from anywhere

U.S. Air Force Airmen and Space Force Guardians from across the country recently came together to participate in Air Combat Command’s Agile Flag 21-2 experiment at Naval Outlying Landing Field Choctaw, Florida, April 26 to May 7, 2021.The exercise, aimed at testing a host unit’s mission generation, command and control, and base operating

Dec. 21, 2020

The 94th FS returns to JBLE following rapid deployment

Members that deployed with the 94th Fighter Squadron returned to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, from a rapid deployment in support of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility Dec. 19, 2020.

Dec. 16, 2020

JBLE recognizes volunteers’ selfless service

To recognize volunteers for their selfless service to the community, Fort Eustis Army Community Service hosted a Volunteer Recognition and Awards ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Dec. 8, 2020.

Nov. 16, 2020

1st Fighter Wing Raptors deploy to support WestPac

A contingent of 94th Fighter Squadron Airmen and F-22 Raptors assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to conduct missions in the Western Pacific. By working alongside allied and joint partner air forces, WestPac aims to integrate 4th and 5th generation fighters, and provide an opportunity to build experience and competence in dynamic force employment processes and concepts.

Nov. 13, 2020

In the darkness, Defenders train to be ready

As the sun sets behind the tree line, darkness consumes the training ground and takes with it the sights and sounds many are accustomed to during the day. The roar of the nighttime insects fills the air and creates an almost deafening sound as one tries to get their bearings. The rustle of footsteps can barely be heard over the insects, creating an uneasy feeling that someone is there, even though they cannot be seen.

Oct. 26, 2020

New fuels facility aims to serve Airmen and the environment

The 633rd Logistics Readiness Squadron opened a new Ground Vehicle Fuels Facility at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 13, 2020.