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  • JBLE participates in aircraft exercise

    As Joint Base Langley-Eustis service members pay their respects to the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy, in their tragic loss on July 10, 2017, real-world and exercise incidents are used as reminders to our service members that accidents or incidents are a reality in military life and it is why service members need to be ready to respond at any time.
  • 1st FW welcomes new commander

    Airmen and civilians from the 1st Fighter Wing welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony June 23.
  • JBLE welcomes new commander

    U.S. service members and civilians from welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony June 22.
  • Forecasters predict nature, ensure airpower is maintained

    An F-22 Raptor aircraft rips through the clouds toward its target, ready to engage, while an ominous patch of dark sky forms in the distance. As the pilot closes in, the radio awakens and barks “abort mission.”
  • Surviving storms: My journey through recovering from depression

    Editor’s note: The following commentary was written in observance of National Mental Health Month.
  • Fuel facilities supplies missions on, off flightline

    At Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, the Airmen assigned to the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facility perform one of their many responsibilities, ensuring pilots have oxygen at high altitudes.
  • JBLE hosts Atlantic Trident 2017

    U.S. Air Force Airmen will partner with the Royal air force and the French air force for a second trilateral exercise April 12 - 28. Atlantic Trident 2017, hosted by the 1st Fighter Wing, focuses on operations in a highly contested operational environment through a variety of complex, simulated adversary scenarios. The goal of the exercise is to enhance interoperability through combined coalition aerial campaigns.
  • 633rd CES cartographers map mission success

    Standing in a field under the warm, afternoon sun, a U.S. Air Force Airman breaks his gaze as he squints one eye before looking into a device which resembles an oversized Polaroid camera. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Mundt, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron engineering technician, was beginning to perform an optical site survey, one of the many duties of the 633rd CES mapping section. The camera he looked through is actually a Total Station, a surveying device used by engineer Airmen during the cartography, or map making process.
  • Honor guardsman receives 9th AF award

    At first, honor guard wasn’t even a thought for, then, U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Quinton Gittens. It was only brought up briefly in conversation with a chief master sergeant; however, as the fates would have it, Gittens was tasked to start an honor guard program the very next week. “When I started honor guard, I wasn’t the best,” explained, now, Staff Sgt. Quinton Gittens, 633rd Force Support Squadron readiness NCO in charge. “I was struggling pretty badly, but as time went on I ended up liking it, and I ended up doing really well at it.”
  • JBLE welcomes President Trump

    President Donald J. Trump greeted a crowd of service members, their families and friends as he made his first official visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the Tidewater military community, March 2.
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