Fort Eustis

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Fort Eustis (1918-Present) - First established in 1918 as Camp Eustis. Named after Brigadier General Abraham Eustis, first commander of Fort Monroe. Renamed Fort Eustis in 1923. Active military Installation. Also known as Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

Fort Eustis Welcome Sign
Fort Eustis Salute Battery
Fort Eustis U.S. Army Transportation Museum

Fort Eustis History

Camp Eustis was established on 25 Mar 1918 as a coast artillery replacement center for nearby Fort Monroe and a balloon observation school.

Fort Eustis Partial Commanders List (edit list)
Assumed Relieved Rank Name Cullum Notes
1924-08 1926-08  Col. McManus, George H. 3520
1926-07-31 1928-08-08  Col. Tracy, Joseph Powell 3680
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The Cullum Number is the graduation order from the United States Military Academy by year and class rank and links to a page for the officer on the website version of the Cullum Register. Listings without a Cullum Number indicate that the person was not a graduate of the United States Military Academy.

Current Status

Active military installation, home of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

Location: Newport News City, Virginia.

Maps & Images

Lat: 37.1625396 Long: -76.5789396



Visited: 12 May 2013

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