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Oct. 22, 2020

JBLE teams up to fight suicide

Members of Joint Base Langley-Eustis conducted a “No Suicide on my Watch” fitness challenge to promote suicide awareness on Oct. 14 at various locations around the Fort Eustis installation.

Oct. 14, 2020

Missiles away: 27 FS increases combat lethality with WSEP East

For many units across the Air Force, the COVID-19 pandemic has created an obstacle to maintaining a high level of mission readiness. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the 1st Fighter Wing has maintained a lethal, ready force, enabling support of Air Force mission priorities around the world.

Oct. 1, 2020

Making the change to the M18

The 633rd Security Forces Squadron has utilized the M9 pistol since 1985. The dependability to perform when our Defenders needed it the most made this pistol a reliable primary duty weapon.

Sept. 21, 2020

ACC leaders visit JBLE wings, applaud determination and innovation

Gen. Mark Kelly, Air Combat Command’s new commander, visited wing-level Airmen and Soldiers of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia recently.

Sept. 18, 2020

Celebrating 73 years of excellence

The United States Air Force was founded Sep 18, 1947, ushering in a new era for the United States. This year marks the 73rd birthday of the Air Force’s dedication and service to this country. Looking at the strides the Air Force has made since its inception, it is incredible to look at the rich history of our relatively young branch.

Sept. 9, 2020

JBLE Airman honored with 12 OAY award

Many Airmen in the U.S. Air Force work hard, day-in and day-out, fulfilling the mission and striving for excellence. Sometimes, that work culminates in recognition and those members are honored with awards for the efforts they put into their job. An Airman at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, had the pleasure of receiving such an honor.

July 19, 2020


Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett learned firsthand how Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, stays mission-ready through the capabilities of Airmen and assets at JBLE.

June 19, 2020

Juneteenth: Liberation Day for Enslaved People

Land of the free is one of the founding principles of the United States. When the Declaration of Independence was signed July 4, 1776, Americans rejoiced at the document liberating them from tyranny, but it wasn’t until June 19, 1865, that all Americans were free.

March 27, 2020

Installation Commander Declares Public Health Emergency

To All Members and Families of Team JBLE, As many of you are aware the United States is now leading the world in the number of confirmed Corona cases.  The safety of our service members, families, and retirees is paramount while maintaining mission readiness and combat capability. In keeping with every possible effort to minimize community transmission across JBLE, I’ve determined that we need to further restrict access to the installation. 

March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.