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  • Airmen’s skills vital to joint fight

    There is an area near many flight lines where items wait to be loaded onto aircraft. Toyotas lined up hood to bumper, resembling rush-hour traffic jams. Pallets stacked with bags of rice or ammunition sitting in precise rows. Armored vehicles waiting to be started up so they can head to the flight line and join the fight. This may seem all too familiar for aerial porters and loadmasters, but to one Airman, these items tell a far greater story.
  • WWII veteran visits Langley

    A World War II veteran and her family visited the 36th Intelligence Squadron and the 497th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 8, 2016. Jeanne Benedict, former U.S. Navy Specialist 2nd Class and former member of Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service served as a cartographer in WWII for 22 months.
  • Load crew competition challenges maintainers

    The 1st Maintenance Squadron hosted a Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition with the 94th and 27th Aircraft Maintenance Units competing, Oct. 28, 2016 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The competition is held every quarter and allows the load crews from each AMU to showcase their skills and abilities while loading the aircraft with munitions.
  • Mobility air forces crucial component to resupply mission

    Mobility air forces continue to serve as a crucial component to resupplying the fight against Da'esh in the offensive to recapture Mosul, Iraq.
  • Soldiers, Airmen return from Haiti relief mission

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Deleware, transported about 20 membersof the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Haiti to Joint Base Langley-Eustis Oct. 20, 2016. The Soldiers spent about two weeks supporting disaster relief and humanitarian assistance efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew.
  • AF Global response force training tests readiness

    The 633rd Medical Group’s Expeditionary Medical Support tested their rapid support capabilities with a medical global response force training mission Oct. 17 through 21 at Langley Air Force Base’s, Raptor Town, which is a small deployment compound nestled behind the flightline.
  • ISR Airmen get savage in obstacle mud run

    70th ISRW participants endured a seven-mile obstacle course of cargo net walls, creeks, ice cold water and climbing to test their stamina and strength as a team during the 2016 Savage Race October 8, 2016 at Kennedyville, Md. 
  • BDG showcases capabilities to 9th AF

    The 820th Base Defense Group showcased their abilities to leadership from the 9th Air Force. Airmen used vehicles, weapons, simulated detecting improvised explosive devices and secured hostile areas. This was Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist's, 9th Air Force commander, first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief.
  • USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

    For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.
  • Cryogenics helps pilots breathe easy across AOR

    The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron cryogenics team inspected liquid oxygen and liquid nitrogen tanks prior to aircraft shipment on Aug. 5.  The cryogenics team provides quality aviation breathing oxygen, liquid oxygen, and liquid nitrogen in support of operations through the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.
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