Construction Impact Notice for Nealy Ave

Nealy Ave will be closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6. It will be closed from the intersection of Tuskegee Airman Blvd/Nealy Ave to Burrell Street/Nealy Ave. There will be signs up for a Detour. The Detour will be on Burrell St. For more information, contact SSgt Johnston at 757-764-7766.

Transportation Museum hosts 2016 Holiday Card Lane Contest

The 2016 Holiday Card Lane Contest began on Nov. 1, 2016 at Ft. Eustis with the theme of “Strength in Diversity”. Cards will be displayed on the Transportation Museum fence on Nov. 25, 2016 and will be judged on Dec. 8, 2016. A ceremony will be held at the Transportation Museum Auditorium on Dec. 14, 2016. For more information, contact Liezel Bamboa at 757-878-3638.

Ft. Eustis’s Groninger Library encourages reading

The Groninger Library has implemented an ongoing Reading Program entitled “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” and “1000 Books from 1st — 5th grades.” For every 100 books read, children can take their reading log to the library to receive a prize. After reading 1000 books, children will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, contact the library at 757-878-5017 or visit www.groningerlibrary.com.

NAF employment available at JBLE

JBLE is currently recruiting for NAF positions available. Guaranteed 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. Areas such as marketing assistant, chef, lifeguarding, custodial work and cashier are available. For more information, call for employment opportunities at Ft. Eustis at 757-878-1366 or Langley at 757-764-2992 or visit www.NAFJobs.org.

Bateman Library closed for training

The Bateman Library will be closed for staff training on Nov. 9-10, 2016. In observance of Veterans Day, the Bateman Library will also be closed on Nov. 11, 2016. The Bateman Library will reopen at 12 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2016.

Air Force Club hosts member appreciation giveaway

The Air Force Clubs will hosts a member appreciation giveaway at the Langley Bayview Commonwealth Center starting Nov. 1, 2016. Members can enter to win either online at www.myairforcelife.com or by mailing a 3x5 post card w/Name, Email Address and last 6 digits of club card to: AFSVA/SVOFN, NAF Food & Beverage Branch, ATTN: Sally Truhitte, 2261 Hughes Avenue Suite #156, JBSA LACKLAND, TX 78236-9854. Prizes include an Apple MacBook, a 65” LED TV and Tickemaster e-cards. All entries must be received by November 22, 2016, 11:50 pm CST to qualify for drawings. For more information, contact Ann Pabon at 757-224-7097.

Newport News Law Enforcement hosts Torch Run

Newport News Law Enforcement will hosts the 2016 Torch Run at 2 p.m. at the Pomoco Stadium at Christopher Newport University on Nov. 7, 2016. The free run is four miles long and will have aid states along the route. A Special Olympic ceremony will take place and all of the runners will finish the run as one team with Special Olympic athletes. For more information, contact Lt. Tietjens at 757-570-8953.

Hampton VA Medical Center hosts Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Hampton VA Medical Center will host their annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Bldg. 148, 100 Emancipation Dr., Hampton, Va. 23667 on Nov. 10, 2016. The ceremony will commemorate the service and sacrifice of the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. For more information or to RSVP by Nov. 4, contact Nakisha King at 757-722-9961, ext. 3124.

Wylie Theater hosts National American Indian Heritage Month observance

The National American Indian Heritage Month observance ceremony will be held at Wylie Theater (Bldg 705) on Nov. 10, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 2:30. This year’s event will be hosted by U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul Benenati, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command deputy chief of staff. The guest speaker will be Chief Walter “Red Hawk” Brown, III, U.S. Army Lt. Col. retired who will be accompanied by members of the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe, Southampton County, Va. This year’s special observance will reflect on past achievements and the continuing contributions by members of our National American Indian community. For more information, contact Darlene Roberts, TRADOC quality assurance officer, at 501-7103.

2016 Federal benefits season opens

Federal civilian appropriated fund employees will have the opportunity to think about their benefit elections this year from Nov. 14 through Dec. 12 during the annual Federal Benefits Open Season. The open season covers federal employee benefit elections under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFEDS). Eligible federal civilian employees can enroll in or make changes to their health, dental, and vision insurance coverage for 2017; and decide whether contributing to a health and/or dependent care flexible spending account will save them money by using pre-tax contributions to pay out-of-pocket costs. For information on federal health benefits plans and plan rates, to compare plans, and to view a number of other resource materials designed to help make this annual consideration process easier, employees should go to http://www.opm.gov/insure. Once the decision has been made to enroll for or change health benefits coverage, employees must either access the Army Benefits Center-Civilian website at https://www.abc.army.mil or call their toll-free number at 1-877-276-9287. Employees’ questions on FEDVIP can be answered by visiting www.BENEFEDS.com.

2016 Federal Civilian Benefits Open Season Fair

The Fort Eustis Benefits Open Season Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the U.S. Army Transportation Museum on Nov. 9, 2016. Participating provider representatives will be available to answer questions and provide employees with plan brochures. For more information, contact Nicolas Graham in the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) at 757-878-2538.

Hampton hosts 3rd Annual MADE Hoops Lea8ue

The 3rd Annual MADE Hoops Lea8ue will be at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Va., on November 26-27, 2016. They are looking for volunteers or interns in a number of areas. Their biggest need will be timers and scorekeepers throughout the weekend. They are also looking for interest in the following fields: Sports/Events Management, Communications, Writers, Photographers, Videographers, Social Media and anyone with a passion for basketball. For more information, contact Kyle Babel at 914-447-1531 or Monica Wright at 703-907-9741.

JBLE DFAC policy change

The Crossbow at Langley Air Force Base and the Resolute Café at Fort Eustis are now open to all personnel who have authorized access to Joint Base Langley-Eustis. Eligible customers include active duty, National Guard and Reserve Service members, retired military personnel, immediate family members of active duty personnel, DOD civilians and contractors with a Common Access Card, attached, TDY or conducting business on JBLE. For more information, contact Capt. Christina Eason at 225-2969.

JBLE Family Child Care Program

The Joint Base Langley-Eustis Family Child Care Program is looking for child care providers. They are searching for those interested in a professional, portable career that will allow those to stay at home and run a home-based business.

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 home 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.

JBLE Child and Youth Programs’ new services

The Joint Base Langley-Eustis Child and Youth Programs will now offer 24-hour in-home family child care for children 2 — 12 years old whose parents are required to work overnight, holidays or weekends. While the program aims to assist families with work schedules outside the normal operating hours, the program is available to families where there is no one else in the household available to provide care. To sign up, contact Joanne Reddick at 764-2835, and for more information, contact Sheila Robinson at 878-0280.

  • Eligibility for most programs
  • Assigned to or working on JBLE
  • At least one parent must be a member of the U.S. Military Service: Active Duty, Reserve or Guard member in activated status, Dual employed (military married to civilian), DoD civilian employee (single/dual employed).
  • Must be purchasing full time child care on or off the installation

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The 710th Combat Operations Squadron currently has 15 Officer (11/12 F/B, 13B, 14N) and 10 Enlisted (1C5, 3DX and 1NX) Reserve vacancies at JBLE. The 710th COS is one of the Air Force Reserve Command’s and consist of two Air and Space Operations Center Augmentation units. Some AFSC’s are eligible for a $300 travel stipend. For inquiries, contact Maj. Tami Woodruff at 764-7080 or tamara.woodruff@us.af.mil

Hazmat Pharmacy

Before making a hazardous material purchase Hazmat Pharmacy staff will verify authorization to purchase the material and provide a control number to order the item(s). Once received, the following information is required to process the material and issue barcodes which authorizes possession of hazardous items:

  1. The national stock number or Control Number.
  2. Quantity Purchased.
  3. Shop’s EESOH-MIS (LGY) Number
  4. Lot and/or Batch Number from material
  5. Expiration / Next Test Date (if applicable).
  6. Manufacturer Information

For more information, contact Langley Hazmat Pharmacy at 764-3837.

Trespass Notice

The Langley small arms firing range, adjacent area and the bullet impact area to the rear of the range are off limits to all personnel. The firing range maintains 24-hour operations, seven days a week and is not open for the use of privately owned weapons. Due to gunfire, trespassing in this area is illegal and dangerous. For more information, contact Combat Arms at 764-4785.

Patient Referral

Due to an issue with the database that stores specialty care referrals, some patient referrals were temporarily deleted from the system. This effects routine referrals that were entered on or before Dec. 31, 2015, and affects referrals made through health care providers at U.S. Air Force Hospital Langley and the McDonald Army Health Clinic.

Patients who call to make a first or follow-up appointment based on a referral may find it is not available. If this is the case, the Hampton Roads Appointment Center, available at 866-645-4584, will work to ensure the referral is reestablished in the system. Technical specialists are working to restore the missing referrals as soon as possible. Follow the 633rd Medical Group on Facebook at AFMS Langley 633 MDG for additional updates.

Yoga for Resiliency – From the Mat to Mission

Enhance the mental, physical, social and spiritual Comprehensive Airmen Fitness domains with Yoga for Resiliency Mondays from 5 to 5:50 p.m. at the ACC Fitness Center 2nd floor Aerobics Room. Build flexibility, strength and balance. No experience necessary. This is collaboration with the Langley Chapel and Health Promotions. For more information, please contact the Langley Chapel at 633abw.hc@us.af.mil.

Life lessons over lunch workplace study

Join the new Life Lessons over Lunch the first and third Thursdays of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the 633rd Mission Support Group Conference Room. The Langley Chapel offers this marketplace initiative where participants meet on a regular basis to view a DVD message over lunch. Life Lessons provides a unique opportunity for participants to enter an environment in the workplace where they can consider relevant insights around personal and professional challenges. The principles are presented from a biblical perspective but are non-denominational and open to all active-duty U.S. Service members. A free lunch will be provided. For more information, contact the Langley Chapel at 633abw.hc@us.af.mil.

Air Force Cycling Team

The Air Force Cycling Team is looking for cyclists interested in representing the USAF during their 2016 season. The team participates in the Tour de Cure, the Air Force Cycling Classic, and the 500-mile RAGBRAI tour across Iowa. For more information and eligibility requirements, contact Chief Master Sgt. Mark Wilder at mark.wilder@us.af.mil or 225-4273; or contact Tech. Sgt. Aaron Kirby at aaron.kirby@us.af.mil or 764-4620.