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Dec. 30, 2019

Expanded access for qualified veterans and family members

The Defense Department has announced expanded commissary,Military Service Exchange and MWR access beginning Jan. 1, 2020, andestablished a standard for physical access to military installations.Veterans and primary family caregivers who are eligible and want to takeadvantage of in-person benefits must have a Veterans Health IdentificationCard, or

Oct. 23, 2019

Yorktown Day

Yorktown Day is an annual event which commemorates the siege at Yorktown in 1781 and the revolutionary victory that paved the way for America and freedom.

Oct. 16, 2019

School violence exercise emphasizes training, collaboration

Joint Base Langley-Eustis inspection and emergency response teams, in partnership with Newport News Public Schools conducted a school violence exercise at Fort Eustis’ General Stanford Elementary School Oct. 8.

Oct. 16, 2019

Fort Eustis Fire Department hosts open house

The Fort Eustis Fire Department welcomed families to its open house at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 12, 2019. The event offered free activities, giveaways and food for its attendees in honor of National Fire Prevention Week.

Oct. 16, 2019

JBLE participates in CBRN exercise

The Fort Eustis Fire Department and the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management flight participated in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear exercise to enhance their skills to work together as a team. The exercise included donning protective gear, identifying an unknown substance, going through a denomination station and more.

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.

Oct. 1, 2019

JBLE celebrates diversity with Hispanic Heritage kick-off celebration

Two Hispanic Hertiage kick-off events took place here to celebrate the installation's rich diversity. Fort Eustis kicked off the first event at the Fort Eustis Club, Sept. 25, 2019. Following Fort Eustis' event, Langley Air Force Base launched its event Sept. 26, 2019 at the Langley Community Commons. Both events featured music, food, dance demonstrations and more.

Sept. 25, 2019

Shhh!! Keep it down, it’s hunting season

Most people believe the hunting season starts with the first day of deer season; however, hunting starts well before.In the Commonwealth of Virginia, as with 39 other states, citizens interested in hunting are now required to attend a Hunters Safety Course and obtain a certificate of completion before purchasing a hunting license.To purchase a

Sept. 18, 2019

Conservation law enforcement patrols, protects JBLE

Rivers, creeks and estuaries trace the landscape of Fort Eustis and it’s up to a select few to patrol the 27 miles worth of shoreline in order to protect the installation.

Sept. 18, 2019

JBLE hosts 38th Annual Mulberry Island Half Marathon/5k

The 38th Annual Mulberry Island Half Marathon/5K occured Sept. 14, 2019 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The route started on Lee Boulevard and ran along the James River and historic sites on the installation such as the Matthew Jones.