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Aug. 30, 2022

1st FW accelerates Airmen through MCA

“MCA is designed to train Airmen in varying career fields, on recovering, relaunching, refueling and reloading aircraft in contingency locations in the shortest amount of time possible with no outside support,” said Huffman. “Currently, we have 20 Airmen, each with different maintenance backgrounds, such as aerospace ground equipment, weapons, ammo, low observable and more, participating in the program.”

June 29, 2022

So Others May Live

“My entire job is based around the concept ‘so others may live’,” said Staff Sgt. Kennedy Houser, 633d Surgical Operations Squadron, sterile processing non-commissioned officer in charge. Houser was raised in Alabama and joined the Air Force in 2015. According to Houser, service, whether it be to her country or those in need, has always been a big part of her identity.

April 7, 2022

Langley Airmen return from deployment

U.S. Airmen returning home from a deployment to the United Arab Emirates, gather withfriends and family after departing from an aircraft at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, April 7,2022. Airmen from the 633d Air Base Wing, 1st Fighter Wing and 192d Wing worked inconjunction to short-notice deploy U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from the 27th

May 19, 2020

Fallen heroes virtual remembrance

For the past nine years on April 27, a nine-person formation could be seen running 2.7 miles on Langley Air Force Base.

Feb. 12, 2020

633d MDG eases the process of reintegration

The last thing any service member wants to do upon returning home from a deployment is spend an entire day in briefings. That's why the 633 Public Health Office is bringing its services to them in a new, condensed reintegration briefing.

Dec. 19, 2019

Dec’ the Deployment

The holidays are a time for celebration and togetherness. However, they can quickly turn into a tough time for military families, especially if military members are deployed and have to spend time away from their families.

Oct. 2, 2019

JBLE fosters community engagement with Deployed Family Fall Fest

The Deployed Family Fall Fest was held at the Bethel Manor Youth Center in Hampton, Virginia, Sept. 28, 2019. The event brought together families whose loved one has been recently or is currently deployed for fun activities, games, food and more.

July 18, 2019

Historic F-22 Raptor Qatar deployment

In a historic deployment, Airmen and F-22 Raptors have been sent to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Oct. 10, 2018

JBLE Airmen return from frontline

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing and the 192nd Fighter Wing returned to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, from a deployment to the Middle East on Oct. 9, 2018.

April 4, 2018

World record holder carries skateboarding values into Air Force

“I guess they thought it was just a phase,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas Whitehurst, thinking back to how wrong his parents were when they bought him his first skateboard as a Christmas gift.