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Jan. 22, 2021

A bigger, better facility for AIT Soldiers

A new building is under construction which will improve the educational experience of Advanced Individual Training students assigned to Fort Eustis.

Dec. 4, 2019

128th Aviation Brigade awards instructor of the year

The 128th Aviation Brigade hosted the Instructor of the Year ceremony to recognize instructors who have demonstrated an accelerated proficiency level of instruction for U.S. Army Advanced Individual Training Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 21, 2019.

Sept. 24, 2019

Soldiers reconnect with warrior roots

Members assigned to the 128th Aviation Brigade conducted a field training exercise for more than 270 initial entry training U.S. Army Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 18-20, 2019.

June 11, 2019

AH-64 AIT repairers, masters of the airframe

U.S. Army Advanced Individual Training students assigned to the 222nd Aviation Regiment, 1st Aviation Battalion, 128th Aviation Brigade spend more than six months studying the Apache AH-64’s various systems and components during the AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer course at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Dec. 5, 2017

Holiday tree lights up the night

Children and adults alike gathered at Seay Plaza for the 62nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting celebration at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Dec. 1, 2017.

June 14, 2017

Army, AF offer COOL education benefits to service members

To prepare service members for their future in the civilian job market, the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force launched the Credentialing Opportunities On-Line program in 2015. Through the COOL program, the military helps veterans compete for jobs in the civilian sector, decreasing the population of unemployed veterans. Through the program, enlisted service members can obtain certifications and licenses to not only enhance their current work performance, but enhance their likelihood of civilian employment after they leave the service.

June 6, 2017

Airmen, Soldiers learn importance of joint warfighter

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 633rd Force Support Squadron participated in a tour of the 128th Aviation Brigade at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 2, 2017. The tour allowed the Airmen a chance to see what resources U.S. Army 128th Avn. Bde. Advanced Individual Training students are provided to become AH-64 Apache helicopter maintainers.

March 1, 2017

Born Under Fire: Soldiers, Airmen learn to maintain air assault weapons

Along a half-mile radius at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, large warehouses filled with 300 different training simulators and approximately 3,000 computer stations provide a real-life training experience for U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force helicopter maintenance students. In those warehouses, instructors and course developers assigned to the 128th Aviation Brigade transform approximately 6,000 aviation maintenance, logistics and leadership students into technically qualified aviation maintainers and logisticians as tactically proficient aviation maintenance leaders every year. The 128th Avn. Bde. earned its name, ‘Born Under Fire,’ when it was temporarily formed during Operation Just Cause in Panama in 1989. The brigade served there until its deactivation in 1995, and was then reactivated in 2012.