Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Langley AFB: Langley Air Force Base is among the oldest continuously active air bases in the United States. As the host unit at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, the 1st Fighter Wing operates and maintains one of the largest fighter bases in Air Combat Command. Throughout its history, the 1st FW has led the way, wherever and whenever called upon. The 192nd Fighter Wing is an Air National Guard component of the Virginia National Guard, located at Langley, which augments the active-duty Air Force components in the performance of their missions and other joint force operations.

On June 1, 1992, Langley became the headquarters of the newly formed Air Combat Command, as Tactical Air Command was inactivated as part of the Air Force’s restructuring. Air Combat Command acts as the primary provider of air combat forces in the warfighting commands and as the proponent for Intercontinental ballistic missiles and fighter, bomber, reconnaissance and battle-management aircraft, and command, control, communications and intelligence systems.

Covering 2,900 acres, Langley is home for more than 8,800 military and approximately 2,800 civilian employees.

Ft. Eustis  A 9,000 acre training facility, Fort Eustis is the home of the US Army Transportation Corps which includes the Transportation Center and School, the Aviation Logistics School, and the Non-commissioned Officer Academy.

The U.S. Army Transportation Center provides training in rail, marine, and amphibian operations and other modes of transportation. Fort Eustis began operations in 1918 as a training camp and became a permanent installation in 1923. Approximately 17,500 military personnel and civilians work, live, or train at Fort Eustis.

Fort Eustis is home to the 7th Transportation Group (Composite), the Army’s most deployed unit. The 7th Group supported Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Operation Restore Hope, Operation Provide Hope, and Operation Vigilant Warrior, as well as operations in Rwanda, Haiti, and Bosnia.


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