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  • Red Flag 21-3 to dominate the sky in route to a stronger force

    More than 2,200 Airmen, Marines, Sailors and Guardians across 15 squadrons from 17 different states will participate in Red Flag 21-3 here, July 19 through Aug. 6. Red Flag is an air combat training exercise organized at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and hosted on the Nevada Test and Training Range, the U.S. Air Force's premier military training area with more than 12,000 square miles of airspace and 2.9 million acres of land.
  • CSAF commemorates victory at Yorktown with French allies

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and French Air and Space Force Chief of Staff General Phillippe LaVigne, gathered at the Yorktown Victory Monument today to lay a commemorative wreath marking 240-years of the siege of Yorktown.
  • President Biden, first lady visit JBLE service members

    President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis to meet with Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors and honor the fallen before Memorial Day, May 28.
  • Flashback: Shield Turns Into Storm

    The 30th anniversary of the beginning of Operation DESERT STORM, a massive U.S.-led offensive campaign to liberate Kuwait, was marked Jan. 17, 2021.
  • It takes a village to perfect ACE

    Through hard work and rigorous training, members of the 633rd Air Base Wing, 1st Fighter Wing, 192nd Wing, and Missouri Air National Guard completed a week-long Agile Combat Employment exercise Jan. 11-15 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
  • Air Force aviation history begins with the 1st Fighter Wing

    The 1st Fighter Wing is the cornerstone of Air Force aviation history —the wing traces its lineage back to the formation of the 1st Pursuit Group in 1918, and has the honor of being the oldest wing in the Air Force.
  • Preserving fighter pilot readiness through preventative care

    Preventive wellness programs are key to ensuring the longevity of a pilot’s career. During their day-to-day operations, fighter pilots undergo significant surges in G-force, which increases their likelihood for injuries. Ultimately, this can affect their ability to stay in the cockpit – decreasing their capability to fulfill assignments for worldwide deployments.
  • 1st Fighter Wing Raptors deploy to support WestPac

    A contingent of 94th Fighter Squadron Airmen and F-22 Raptors assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to conduct missions in the Western Pacific. By working alongside allied and joint partner air forces, WestPac aims to integrate 4th and 5th generation fighters, and provide an opportunity to build experience and competence in dynamic force employment processes and concepts.
  • Missiles away: 27 FS increases combat lethality with WSEP East

    For many units across the Air Force, the COVID-19 pandemic has created an obstacle to maintaining a high level of mission readiness. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the 1st Fighter Wing has maintained a lethal, ready force, enabling support of Air Force mission priorities around the world.
  • WSEP 20.12 provides opportunities for test and training

    The 83d Fighter Weapons Squadron hosted squadrons from across the country for Weapons System Evaluation Program East 20.12 from September 15-25, 2020 enabling first-time shooter experience for front-line Combat Air Force squadrons while shaping the future fight through integrated operational test and Weapons School participation.
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