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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.

Jan. 30, 2018

Fort Eustis units prepare to deploy

Two units from Joint Base Langley-Eustis were recognized during deployment ceremonies conducted at McClellan Fitness Center at Fort Eustis, Virginia, the week of Jan. 22-26, 2018.

Jan. 24, 2018

CATM: Training warfighters

While deployed, or when in a hostile environment, the need to fire a weapon can occur in an instant’s notice, or without notice at all. U.S. Air Force combat arms training and maintenance range instructors teach Airmen how to properly handle and use their firearms, so that when the need to fire them arises, the Airmen are prepared.

Nov. 16, 2017

Soldiers deploy in support of Atlantic Resolve

Family members, friends and fellow U.S. Army Soldiers said goodbye to 53rd Transportation Battalion (Movement Control) members during a deployment ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Nov. 14, 2017.

Sept. 13, 2017

Soldiers return from 270 days at sea

A redeployment ceremony was held for U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 97th Transportation Company, 10th Trans. Battalion, 7th Trans. Brigade (Expeditionary) at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 9, 2017.

Aug. 23, 2017

It takes a village to deploy a warfighter

U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare to deploy across the globe in support of national objectives every day. To make this possible, installation deployment readiness cells and the unit deployment managers prepare and process members for deployment to unified combatant commands.