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  • Airman’s innovation sparks excitement for Raptors

    As the Air Force faces continued fiscal constraints the need for Airmen to be innovative in identifying and solving mission shortfalls keeps growing.
  • Behind the scenes in the hospital

    When people think of hospitals many may think of doctors, nurses and beeping machines that take blood pressure and monitor vitals. However, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important. Behind the scenes there are many individuals in the Langley Hospital who ensure that all personnel are able to receive the medical care necessary to be ready to deploy, while also taking care of the Airmen’s families and retirees.
  • "First to the Fight": F-22 Raptor and T-38 Talon train over Atlantic

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors and U.S. Air Force T-38 Talons from the 1st Fighter Wing fly in formation of the Atlantic Ocean during training off the coast of Virginia, Oct. 30, 2019. The 1st Fighter Wing is home to the 94th Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Squadron and the 71st Fighter Training Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
  • Ballet Folklorico: an Airman’s culture expressed through dance

    The colorful fabric drapes over her skin. Bountiful lace and ribbon ordains the dress, a timeless style reminiscent of her roots. It sways effortlessly with a simple movement of her wrist. To enhance the traditional design, she applies bold makeup to couple the dress’ vibrancy. As she retrieves a tube of vivid red lipstick from a small makeup bag, she comes face-to-face with the mirror. Her reflection creates a feeling of connectedness to her Mexican heritage.
  • Suicide Prevention Walk Brings H.O.P.E

    Every day, approximately 123 individuals take their own lives in the United States. Of those individuals, U.S. military members and veterans make up 18 percent of adult suicides.
  • Swimming laps around the world

    She dives into the pool, as the cool water envelopes her body and she begins to feel weightless. She comes to the surface kicking and pulling, feeling the water begin to rush past her as she picks up speed until she’s at a full sprint… Preparation to be the fastest in the world has begun. “My mom threw me into a pool when I was a small child, and I’ve been swimming ever since,” said U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Genevieve Miller, 17th Intelligence Squadron deputy flight commander. “But I've been swimming competitively since I was five or six on a club team.”
  • Protect yourself: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    It’s October and the National Cyber Security Awareness Month celebration has arrived, marking its 16th anniversary. Hosted by the Department of Homeland Security, NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.
  • Hurricane Dorian Evacuation Order:

    Hurricane Dorian Evacuation Order: Due to projected storm surge, potential partial power shutdown and anticipated flooding of low-lying areas of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Col. Clinton Ross, 633rd Air Base Wing commander is issuing a mandatory evacuation to the nearest “safe” available accommodations for those residents’ on Langley Air Force Base, living in Lighter-Than-Air, Heavier-than-Air housing and lodging effective immediately.
  • 9th AF commander visits JBLE

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Chad Franks, Ninth Air Force commander, visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia to tour various units around Langley to view operations first-hand, August 26-28, 2019.
  • Saving lives since ‘72

    The black smoke swirled around the young fireman as he helped fight the growing flames that threatened to consume the home. Through the rolling darkness that consumed him, a hand passed back what looked like a dirty rag. This was 15-year-old Jeffrey Barbour’s first experience in a burning building after joining the Hampton Fire Department on July 10, 1972, following a long line of firefighting family members.
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