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Commercial Vehicle Inspection team fights COVID-19
Vehicles are inspected at the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Checkpoint 9 on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 20, 2020. All vehicles delivering goods or personnel on base must go through CVI for security. The team is made up of 25 Airmen and civilians from the 87th Security Forces Squadron who have worked to ensure the Joint Task Force mission of bringing medical supplies and personnel through Joint Base MDL is safe and effective during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Briana Cespedes)
May 26, 2020 - The 87th Security Forces Squadron Commercial Vehicle Inspection unit has been working through the

National Police Week
May 18, 2020 - 87th Security Forces hosted a parade and 24-hour ruck march around the McGuire Fitness Center track in honor of Police Week. National Police Week runs from May 10-16 to honor defenders past and present.

Joint Base MDL honors defenders during National Police Week
Pemberton Township Police Department drives in a parade for National Police Week at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 13, 2020. Joint Base MDL partnered with North Hanover, New Hanover, Pemberton, New Jersey State Police and New Jersey Fish & Wildlife to conduct the parade. NPW runs from May 10-16 with the 87th Security Forces Squadron conducting a parade, 24-hour ruck march and a vigil that will honor defenders past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)
May 18, 2020 - Pemberton Township Police Department drives in a parade for National Police Week at Joint Base

Joint Base MDL accommodates for influx of returning deployers
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Karissa Kayfes, 87th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of unit training, and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hector Gomez, 87th LRS fuels distributor, process inventory of meals before distributing them to quarantined personnel at Camp JBMDL on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 5, 2020. Service members around the installation provide additional support to the 87th Force Support Squadron to ensure each individual gets a meal on time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ariel Owings)
May 14, 2020 -  Since the start of Joint Base MDL support efforts to the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York

NAWCAD Lakehurst webinar highlights mental health, ‘We are in this together’
NAWCAD Lakehurst hosted a mental health webinar in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month May 13. (U.S. Navy photo)
May 14, 2020 - Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of an employee webinar hosted by Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst, May 13.
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COVID-19: Service reductions, closures
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Rotator Graphic for af.mil.  (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario
May 27, 2020 - Last updated: May 27 at 8 p.m.

Osan installation management improves quality of living
Osan Airmen will experience enhanced quality of living conditions throughout the duration of the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron’s Dorm Divestment project. The plan’s initial three-year iteration will allow more Airmen to move off base, replace old infrastructure with newer dormitories, and a larger child development center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Denise M. Jenson)
May 27, 2020 - Osan Airmen will experience enhanced quality of living conditions throughout the duration of the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron’s Dorm Divestment project. 대한민국 오산공군기지 – 51 시설대대의 독신자 숙소 투자철회 사업이 진행됨에 따라 오산공군기지 장병들의 삶의 환경이 질적으로 향상될 예정이다.

Iowa National Guard helps set up new “TestIowa” COVID-19 test site
U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Manuel Zertuche 185th Air Refueling Wing medical technician works with medical staff in order to administer a COVID-19 test at the Sioux Center, Iowa “TestIowa” test site on May 27, 2020. Zertuche is working with the Iowa department of public health to help administrate COVID-19 testing as part of “TestIowa” initiative.

U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot
May 27, 2020 - Members of the Iowa Air National Guard provide assistance at the “TestIowa” COVID-19 test site in Sioux Center, Iowa on May 27, 2020.
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Searching for your silver linings
April 16, 2020 - One month ago, we spent most of our time rushing to meetings, missing important social events, working late hours and ordering take-out dinners multiple times a week. Now, we wake up to time. Time to sit, time to think, time to take a few extra minutes to slow down and soak in the world. We have been given the extra time to create deeper connections with our loved ones in our homes or by using newfound technologies. Whether we like it or not, COVID-19 has forced us to take a breath and examine our lives. We involuntarily had to find what makes us resilient. 

Footprints in the Sand: A girl that was never alone
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tanya Lee Rose Rodriguez, 87th Security Forces Squadron K-9 handler, plays with her military working dog FFranklin at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 23, 2020. Rodriguez credits her tough upbringing, amongst drugs and abuse, to the woman she is today - resilient. She has been in the U.S. Air Force for seven years and is passionate about who she is as a K-9 handler. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Briana Cespedes)
April 14, 2020 - “It was easy to hide the abuse, I just blamed it on all the sports I played.” U.S. Air Force Staff

Mist Opportunities: Lakehurst's Environmental Test Lab simulates great outdoors to keep equipment shipshape
The Environmental Test Lab’s Blowing Rain Test Apparatus, outfitted with water tubing and placed on a moveable platform, simulates a blowing rainstorm during a test on a Hangar Structure and Outline Light and a Line-Up Light for USS Zumwalt. The fanboat can produce winds up to 110 miles per hour and 48 inches of rain.
Feb. 26, 2020 - Jonathan Myers goes to work every day and tries to break stuff. Deck lights, pulley systems and network switch racks are all items that have seen his wrath. On this particular day, it’s a deck edge light for USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) that is getting the business – it’s being heated to 104 degrees Fahrenheit and submerged in a tank of 55-degree water, a stress test designed to see if it can withstand the realities of life on a ship.

USO: The Force Behind the Forces
Located inside the AMC Passenger Terminal on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the USO center. The USO offers many services and programs to its service members and families around the world. Whether if it’s entertainment, familial, or educational services, the USO provides.
Feb. 21, 2020 - In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to synergize several service organizations into an organization that would honor and provide the utmost support to the U.S. military, both domestic and abroad.

AMCTES evaluates tactics for NASA rescues
A test participant from Alaska Air National Guard unit prepares to deploy a MK25 maritime position marker from the ramp of a C-17A aircraft during AMC Test and Evaluation’s tactics, development and evaluation test on Jan. 22, 2020.  Testing executed over open waters about 40 miles off the Atlantic coast of Florida.  This operational test will evaluate the protocols for deployment of flares and position markers from a C-17 aircraft to provide expanded capabilities for NASA crewed space flight rescues.
Feb. 20, 2020 - On the chilly, overcast morning of Jan. 22, 2020, over the choppy waters of the Atlantic Ocean about 40 miles southeast of Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, an AMC Test and Evaluation test team from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, assembled on a C-17A aircraft ramp.
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