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USAF Airmen practice close combat firearm skills 192nd Security Forces squadron trains to shoot, move and communicate.
The 192nd Security Forces Squadron conducted and participated in a small team, combat arms live-fire exercise, June 23, 2018, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
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New Expeditionary Medical Systems equipment is displayed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 20, 2018. An Expeditionary Medical Systems exercise was conducted to test new collective protection equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monica Roybal) 633rd MDSS tests new Expeditionary Medical Systems equipment
The Air Combat Command Surgeon General Office partnered with representatives from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to conduct an exercise testing new joint expeditionary collective protection tent systems at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 20, 2018.
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Airpower Over Hampton Roads spectators check out the MQ-9 Reaper at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 20, 2018. Cloudy skies and rain did not deter visitors from paying a visit to JBLE over the air show weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens) Creech Airmen bring RPA enterprise to ACC headquarters
Aircrew, maintainers and support personnel with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing displayed the MQ-9 Reaper at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia for the Air Power Over Hampton Roads airshow, May 18-20, 2018. 432nd WG Airmen made the journey to Langley AFB, Air Combat Command headquarters, to help members of ACC, as well as the local community, understand how the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise works alongside other U.S. Air Force assets.
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U.S. Air Force (Retired) Chief Master Sgt. James Cotten, poses for a photo after an interview in Norfolk, Va., July 18, 2017. Cotten served from August 1945 to January, 1966. During the first part of his career Cotten was assigned to the Army Air Corps, 334th Fighter Interceptor Squadron to work with the Tuskegee Airmen. Tuskegee Airman trail blazes through history
In the early 20th century the military was a different experience for some. Among those members was U.S. Air Force retired Chief Master Sgt. James Cotten, a Tuskegee Airman, who was drafted at the age of 18 in 1945. Cotten, an air operations specialist, was stationed at Lockbourne Army Air Field, the U.S. military went through a lot of changes. In 1947 the U.S. Air Force became its own military branch and in 1948 the U.S. military became desegregated; after which Cotton became the first African-American to be assigned to Langley Air Force Base.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin O’Hara II, 71st Fighter Training Squadron aviation resource manager journeyman, responds to an airfield radio transmission at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 16, 2017. Squadron aviation resource managers coordinate with several agencies including maintenance, weather and base operations personnel to ensure a smooth transition from the ground to the air and vice versa. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) SARM: Keeping warfighters on track
U.S. Air Force F-22 pilots at Joint Base Langley-Eustis work closely with U.S. Air Force T-38 Talon pilots, who pose as adversary air, to improve their war-fighter capabilities. However, before pilots can perform their duties, they must sharpen their skills and ensure they have proper documentation before they fly. T-38 pilots assigned to the 71st Fighter Training Squadron rely on a 3-person team, known as the squadron aviation resource managers, who ensure they are “good-to-go” when it comes to being legally qualified to fly.
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2017
Karen Terwilliger, a local environmental expert, looks out to brackish water shores ideal for Diamondback Terrapin Turtle reproduction at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., May 10, 2017. Langley Air Force Base has restored 3,000 linear feet of its shoreline and plans to restore an additional 329 feet this year, providing natural flood prevention, and an added benefit of more area for the turtles to lay eggs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) Last refuges for declining, rare, endangered species
“This area is perfect,” said Karen Terwilliger, a local environmental expert, as she pointed to a part of Langley Air Force Base’s shoreline that provides, not only a natural flood barrier, but a safe area for the Diamondback Terrapin Turtle, a declining species being surveyed at Langley AFB, to lay its eggs.
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Contractors dredge the river during construction preparations for a new pier, which is used to receive jet fuel, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 17, 2017.  The new pier will be constructed out of concrete and will measure approximately 36 feet wide to give first responders access in times of emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) ‘Piering’ into future: Construction to improve fuel operations
Construction preparations for a new pier, which is used to receive jet fuel, began April 3, 2017. The project, which is overseen by the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Facilities, is expected to be completed in 18 months.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Wesson, 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, and James Baldwin, 733rd LRS fuels facilities fuels distribution systems operator, fill a liquid oxygen cart at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 7, 2017. Every 90 days a sample of liquid oxygen has to be taken and sent to lab for inspection at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to ensure it is at least 99.5 percent pure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) Fuel facilities supplies the ‘goods’ on, off flightline
Outfitted in white overalls, gloves, boots, earplugs and a face shield, two U.S. Air Force Airmen cautiously perform their duties while surrounded by a shroud of vapors. They are donned in gear meant to protect them from the very substance that helps to protect lives at high altitudes. The scene resembles that of a science fiction movie— moving in slow motion as the various sounds of the flightline are subconsciously replaced by the eerie sound of shallow breaths in a mask. At Joint Base Langley-Eustis, the Airmen assigned to the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facility perform one of their many responsibilities, ensuring pilots have oxygen at high altitudes.
0 4/12
2017
Gen. James M. Holmes, commander, Air Combat Command, speaks during ACC’s Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 10, 2017. Holmes assumed command from Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, who retired after 39 years of service to the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) Gen. Mike Holmes takes command of ACC
Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony, Mar. 10.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, stows parachute lines on a T-38 Talon drogue parachute at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 27, 2017. The AFE parachute shop inspects parachutes regularly to ensure its proper deployment in case of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) AFE: One stitch between life, death
“When someone’s life is in your hands, you have to be cognizant that their life depends on you...You only get one chance.” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, eluding to what could happen to a pilot if technicians, like him, did not do their job correctly.
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