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New Jersey Air National Guard supports COVID-19 response
A New Jersey Air National Guard member, from the 108th Wing, waits for a briefing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 19, 2020. Members volunteered to provide traffic control and security for a mobile virus testing site made available to state residents at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Andrea A. S. Williamson)
March 20, 2020 - Twenty-two New Jersey Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 108th Wing in-processed on State Active Duty orders on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 19, 2020. The Airmen will be assisting state and local authorities with COVID-19 response operations.

JB MDL announces first positive COVID-19 case
March 18, 2020 - Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst announces first positive COVID-19 case. A dependent of a service

MDG Screening Process
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March 18, 2020 - Medical Group Screening Process (current as of March 18, 2020)1. Call the COVID-19 Hotline

From handcuffs to command chief: Airman shares personal story, encouragement
Chief Master Sgt. Tony Jenkins, 621st Contingency Response Wing command chief, speaks to Airmen during an all call May 9, 2019, at Travis Air Force Base, California. During his visit, Jenkins discussed a variety of topics to include mentoring, promotions, fitness and deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno)
March 13, 2020 - What started out as a good deployment, quickly turned into a nightmare for then Senior Airman Tony Jenkins. In the fall of 2000, Jenkins was deployed to Moron Air Base, Spain, as a maintainer on the KC-10 Extender aircraft with the 660th Generation Squadron out of Travis Air Force Base, California, when he was charged with drunk and disorderly conduct on the last night of his deployment.

EAGLE program takes flight at CRW
EAGLE team members properly secure a container to a 463L pallet using top and side netting at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020. The EAGLE team provided support for the 82nd Airborne Division's Immediate Response Force deployment to the Middle East. (Courtesy photo)
March 12, 2020 - At the 621st Contingency Response Wing operational air movement is an important element in executing full spectrum CR operations. To execute this task, the 621st Mobility Support Operations Squadron employ the Expeditionary Air Ground Liaison Element, Air Mobility Command and U.S. Transportation Command’s enlisted operation extension of Air Mobility Liaison Officers.
DOD Stories
Security pros offer OPSEC tips for teleworkers
During an Operations Security course in 2016 at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, Ed Benton teaches about critical information as James Johnson observes. With social distancing now making classroom training impossible, information-protection leads or security managers can help teleworkers track down and interpret unit critical information and indicator lists, or CIILs, which are essential for proper OPSEC application. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sandy Simison)
April 3, 2020 - Operations security, or OPSEC, knows no boundaries. With so many of us shifted to telework amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, local protection professionals emphasize it’s as important as ever to remain vigilant and continue to practice risk-appropriate OPSEC principles.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacquelyn Stavlo, 8th Medical Group mental health technician and Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program NCO, reviews a substance abuse treatment manual at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 10, 2020. Stavlo works to treat and educate military members seeking help to overcome substance abuse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Arends)
April 3, 2020 - It’s not unheard of for identical twins to join the military, or even the same branch; but it’s not every day that twins get assigned to the same base at the same time. After almost seven years of living apart, Staff Sgt. Jacquelyn Stavlo and Senior Airman Kat Stavlo are serving concurrent assignments with the Wolf Pack at Kunsan Air Base.

COVID-19 operations: Connecting global communications
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Walker, 691st Cyberspace Operations Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of infrastructure management, discusses operations within his section at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Apr. 1, 2020. The 691st COS is responsible for network administration for all bases and geographically separated units within U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa command or theatre. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)
April 3, 2020 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The 691st Cyberspace Operations Squadron provides the capability to practice physical distancing while maintaining mission success in response to the spread of coronavirus disease 2019.
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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.

NAWCAD Lakehurst IT specialist receives ‘Modern Day Technology Leader’ award
Richard ‘Ricky’ Moore, a NAWCAD Lakehurst IT specialist supporting the Joint Strike Fighter program, receives the 2020 Modern-Day Technology Leader award at the 34th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) conference Feb. 14 in Washington, D.C.
Feb. 20, 2020 - An information technology specialist from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst received a 2020 Modern-Day Technology Leader award at the 34th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) conference Feb. 14 in Washington, D.C.

NAWCAD Lakehurst spreads holiday cheer through annual toy drive
Sailors and Navy civilians from the Lakehurst side of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst recently donated toys to approximately 200 children from Head Start Centers in Ocean County, New Jersey.
Dec. 18, 2019 - Sailors and Navy civilians from the Lakehurst side of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst recently donated toys to low-income families as part of the 44th Annual Navy Lakehurst Giving Tree program.
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