Free Friday night movies
Joint Base Langley-Eustis Force Support is offering free movies at 6 and 8 p.m., Friday nights, at Wylie Theater at 705 Washington Blvd. A valid ID and parental supervision is required for all movies shown at 8 p.m. No outside food or beverages will be allowed and snacks will be available for purchase. The schedule is listed below:
- Aug. 26 — Family Pool Party
- Aug. 26 – Super Hero Fly and Dive, 6 to 9 p.m.
For information, visit www.jbleforcesupport.com.
Youth Program summer events
The Fort Eustis Youth Program is offering the following summer events for ages 9 to 18 years old:
- Aug 8 to 12 – Missoula, free, 1 to 6 p.m.
- Aug 18 – Ripley’s Believe It or Not, 1 to 5 p.m.
- Aug 26 – Virginia Beach Trip, free, 1 to 6 p.m.
Scheduled trips may change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. For more information, call 878-2662.
Music under the Stars concert series
The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is hosting its Music under the Stars outdoor summer concerts, featuring the TRADOC Band, at Magnolia Park at Fort Eustis. The concerts are free and open to the public and are held at 7 p.m., Thursdays, through Aug. 25. The schedule for August is listed below:
- Aug. 16: “Tropical Rhythm”
- Aug. 23: “This is Country Music”
- Aug. 30: “Overture 1812”
For more information, call 501-6949.
Equality Opportunity to host Women’s Equality Day Parade
The 633rd Air Base Wing Equality Opportunity Office will host a Women’s Equality Day Parade on Aug. 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. starting at Memorial Park near the La Salle gate. The end of the parade and start of the event will be held at the Community Commons. For more information, contact SrA Jasmin Rodriquez at 757-764-4040.
Range schedule (Update)
Ranges, training areas and associated facilities are off limits to personnel not engaged in scheduled firing, operations or inspections unless clearance is obtained in person from the Range Control Fire Desk or a designated Range Control technician. The Range Control office telephone number is 878-7404 or 878-7405. The range operations schedule through Aug. 19 is:
- Aug. 19 – BTRAC, R1 MAINT, R2, R3, R5, R6 from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
- Aug. 20 – R2 POW from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Aug. 21 — R2 POW from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Aug. 22 — BTRAC, R1, R2, R3 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Aug. 23 — BTRAC, R1, R2, R3 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Aug. 24 — BTRAC, R1, R2, POW, R3 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Aug. 25 — BTRAC, R1, R2, POW, R3, R6 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m
- Aug. 26 — BTRAC, R1, Maint R2, R3, R5, R6 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m
- Aug. 27 — R2 POW from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Aug. 28 — R2 POW from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Aug. 29 — BTRAC, R1, R2 POW from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m
- Aug. 30 — BTRAC, R1, R2 POW, R3 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m
- Aug. 31 — BTRAC, R1, R2 POW, R3, R5 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m
All personnel are required to check in and out with Range Control before going into or departing from any range or training area.
Motorcycle rider courses
The 633rd ABW Safety Office is offering the following motorcycle courses on Fort Eustis:
Basic Riders Course (BRC-2) – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 24, Motorcycle Training Range 14-A, 3300 Wilson Ave. The BRC-2 is for riders who own a motorcycle and have completed the Basic Riders Course. It is a refresher course and similar to the BRC, except for higher speeds. Riders can practice and renew their basic riding skills.
Motorcycle rider courses are offered to active-duty Service members on a first-priority basis. Family members, retirees, Department of Defense civilians and contractors will be scheduled on a standby basis only. The courses are provided at no cost to qualified participants. To attend these courses, you must have previously completed the BRC, be a properly licensed rider, own your motorcycle, possess a valid state inspection, registration, insurance and wear the proper personal protection equipment.
JBLE does not have a contract to conduct BRCs. Airmen and Soldiers can take the BRC at Fort Lee or through the Navy (free of charge). For more information, contact Kymm Beaver at 462-2199 (Navy) or Ed Newel at (804) 590-8013 (Fort Lee). Airmen and Soldiers can complete any motorcycle safety course at Thomas Nelson Community College. The cost varies and students are required to pay upfront and complete documentation for reimbursement through the 633 ABW Safety Office.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and include the following information: desired course and date, first and last name, last four digits of social security number, rank, age, branch of service, unit, phone number and email address. For more information, call 501-8261/8224/8230.
JBLE Family Child Care Program
If you are looking for a professional, portable career that will allow you to stay at home with your children and run your own home-based business, then becoming a child care provider may be a good fit for you. The Joint Base Langley-Eustis Family Child Care Program screens child care providers who watch children in their homes. The program is available for children ages two weeks to 12 years old.
Child care providers must be at least 18 years old, be able to read and speak English, be in good health and willing to undergo a background check. The FCC will provide training and materials to get your business started. Training may include first aid, CPR, health, safety, developmentally appropriate practices and child guidance. All individuals providing child care in their homes for more than 10 hours a week must be licensed. For more information, contact Romona Butler at Fort Eustis at 878-5584/5726 or Joanne Reddick at Langley Air Force Base at 764-3585/2835.
Dining facility policy change
The 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) Resolute Café dining facility is open to all personnel who have authorized access to JBLE. Eligible customers include active-duty personnel, retired military, National Guard, Reserve component, immediate family members of active-duty personnel, DoD civilians and contractor personnel with a DoD Common Access Card assigned, attached, TDY or conducting business on JBLE. For more information, call 878-6665.
Old Point Comfort Toastmasters Club
Do you want to improve your public speaking and communication skills? The Old Point Comfort Toastmasters Club meets at 11:40 a.m., the first and third Wednesday of each month, at 650 Monroe Ave. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, visit www.district66.org or contact Julie LeBlanc at 878-3124 or Tyrone Fuller at 878-2204.
Fort Eustis Youth Program
The Fort Eustis Youth Program’s summer camp and open recreation activities are open to children ages 10 and older. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged. Leadership, sports, fitness, instructional and sponsorship programs are provided in a safe, healthy and pleasant environment. Special rates are available for no-school and half days. The program is located at 1102 Pershing Ave. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. Open recreation hours are from 1 to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 1 to 10 p.m., Friday. New participants must initially register at 650 Monroe Ave. To schedule sign up appointments, call 878-4025. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 878-2662.
Army Emergency Relief available online
Soldiers, military retirees and family members can now request financial assistance through Army Emergency Relief’s redesigned website at https://www.aerhq.org. Applications can be submitted 24 hours a day via desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. The redesigned site allows for easier navigation and authorized patrons can access their accounts, apply for scholarships, donate and utilize the new loan calculator. For more information, contact Debra Stancil at 878-5570.