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Aug. 10, 2021

Plunging into the deep end

The 149th SOC, a unit of the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), conducted drown-proofing training with assistance from the 86th Engineer Dive Detachment instructors. The training event intended to help Soldiers build confidence when having to jump into the water during emergencies.

June 1, 2021

Eustis divers and emergency services conduct joint exercise

The 511th Engineer Dive Detachment and JBLE-Eustis Fire and Emergency Services conducted a joint-training exercise at Third Port, the maritime operations hub at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 14, 2021.

Jan. 30, 2019

Diving into command

U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians from the 92nd Engineer Battalion gathered at the Anderson Field House pool to welcome the new 74th Eng. Dive Detachment, 92nd Eng. Btn. commander during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 25, 2019. Unlike most change of command ceremonies, this one had a twist – a majority of the ceremony was held under water. A formation of 13 Soldiers was arranged underwater while more than 30 additional Soldiers and civilians stood outside of the pool.

June 21, 2017

Army divers inspect Third Port to ensure mission readiness

The 74th Engineer Dive Detachment deep sea divers participated in an underwater training exercise to sharpen their skills at Joint Base Langley Eustis on June 5, 2017. Two weeks later, the detachment assigned to the 92nd Engineer Battalion, inspected the piers at Third Port, located at Fort Eustis, to determine if repairs were required to keep the port operational. “Third Port is the Army’s main vessel East Coast port,” said U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nate Cardinal, 74th Eng. Dive Det., 92nd Eng. Btn., executive officer. “Third Port (staff) suspect there may be some erosion from beneath the piers. This could potentially weaken the structurally integrity and make it unsafe for heavy equipment and people to be working on the piers.”