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LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE
633rd Air Base Wing
The activation of the 633rd Air Base Wing as the host unit for Langley AFB on Jan. 7, 2010, was the first step toward Joint Base Langley-Eustis. The wing’s three groups — the 633rd Medical Group, 633rd Mission Support Group and 733rd Mission Support Group — provide installation support to military and civilian personnel including Headquarters Air Combat Command and three operational wings. The wing provides mission-ready expeditionary airmen to combatant commanders in support of joint and combined operations worldwide.
1st Fighter Wing
The 1st Fighter Wing — the Air Force’s oldest wing — operates and maintains the F-22 Raptor. To accomplish their mission, the men and women of the wing work in one of two groups: the operations group or the maintenance group. From World War 1 to the current generation’s operations across the globe, the 1st Fighter Wing continues its tradition of air dominance.
192nd Fighter Wing
The Air National Guard’s 192nd Fighter Wing’s mission is to fly and maintain the F-22A Raptor through the 149th Fighter Squadron, to support the ongoing intelligence mission through the 192nd Intelligence Squadron.
363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing
The 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing provides operations, planning and execution support to major commands and theater air and space operations centers. It delivers geospatial and comprehensive threat analysis products to units employing airpower worldwide. Additionally, it organizes, trains, equips, and deploys airborne and ground tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals to conduct sensitive operations in response to national taskings.
480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing
The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing operates and maintains the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System, also known as the “Sentinel” weapon system, conducting imagery, cryptologic, and measurement and signatures intelligence activities.
The wing is composed of the 480th ISR Group at Fort Gordon, Georgia; the 497th ISR Group at JBLE; the 548th ISR Group at Beale Air Force Base, California; the 692nd ISR Group at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; the 693rd ISR Group at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and the 694th ISR Group at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary)
The 7th Transportation Brigade provides mission command of assigned and attached port, terminal and watercraft units conducting expeditionary intermodal operations in support of unified land operations.
128th Aviation Brigade
The 128th Aviation Brigade generates disciplined, physically fit, technically proficient aviation maintenance soldiers, contributing to the combat readiness of the Army, its allies and other services.
597th Transportation Brigade
The 597th Transportation Brigade is the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command’s global surface transportation expert focused on U.S. Northern Command areas of responsibility. The brigade is responsible for meeting the surface deployment, redeployment and distribution needs of the war-fighter and Defense Transportation System customers in the United States.
733rd Mission Support Group
The 733rd Mission Support Group provides garrison support in crisis and emergency management, mail operations, installation and rapid port opening element support and exercise development to sustain soldiers and customers in accomplishing the JBLE mission. The group includes the 733rd Civil Engineer Division, 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron and 733rd Security Forces Squadron.
Enterprise Multimedia Center
The Enterprise Multimedia Center is a one-stop shop for visual information services throughout the federal government and across the Department of Defense. The center’s team works not only at JBLE, but spans the United States to fit client needs.
Joint Deployment Training Center
The Joint Deployment Training Center provides innovative and relevant functional training and education on joint deployment, global force management and situational awareness applications to the joint planning and execution community, joint exercises and professional military education institutions.
Joint Task Force Civil Support
Joint Task Force Civil Support anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense support of civil authorities response operations. When directed, JTF-CS deploys within 24 hours of notification to command and control DOD forces in support of civil authority response operations in order to save lives, prevent further injury and provide temporary critical support to enable community recovery.
Mission and Installation Contracting Command
Mission and Installation Contracting Command provides Army commands, installations and activities with disciplined and responsive contracting solutions and oversight. It aligns and provides contracting forces in order to enable Army unified land operations.
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
TRADOC has four primary functions: recruiting and training soldiers; developing adaptive leaders; guiding the Army through doctrine; and shaping the Army by building and integrating formations, capabilities and materiel.
TRADOC executes its mission through six major subordinate centers and commands: the Army Capabilities Integration Center and Initial Military Training at Fort Eustis; the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; the Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee, Virginia; and the U.S. Army Recruiting Command and U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
TRADOC also oversees 32 Army schools organized under eight centers of excellence, each focused on a separate area of expertise within the Army (such as maneuver and signal). These centers train more than 500,000 soldiers and service members each year.
TRADOC’s band, at Fort Eustis, serves as an outreach asset. Soldiers of the band have passed a highly selective audition and are among the finest musicians in the U.S. Army Music program. The band performs numerous concerts in support of local, regional and national events, including festivals, parades, and city and state commemorations. The band’s various ensembles frequently travel throughout the country, in performance of their missions. The band also supports military ceremonies on and off Fort Eustis.