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In the spirit of innovation: 18 AF visits the 305th AMW
Senior Airman Lizette Basita, 305th Maintenance Squadron aerospace maintenance apprentice, speaks with U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th AF command chief, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 21, 2020. As Air Mobility Command’s sole numbered air force, 18th AF ensures the readiness and sustainment of approximately 36,000 active duty, Air Force Reserve and civilian Airmen at 12 wings and one stand-alone group. With more than 400 aircraft, 18th AF supports AMC’s worldwide mission of providing rapid global mobility to America’s armed forces through airlift, aerial refueling and aeromedical evacuation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)
Jan. 22, 2021 - he 18th Air Force command team visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Jan. 20-21. U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb, 18th AF commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th AF command chief, visited the 305th Air Mobility Wing to see how Airmen contribute to the warfighter readiness and sustainment mission.

EC command team visits the 87th
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Camerer, USAF Expeditionary Center commander, and USAF Expeditionary Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony W. Green, after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on January 13, 2021. The Joint Base received its first batch of vaccines December 31, 2020 and has been administering it since. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shay Stuart)
Jan. 19, 2021 - The U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center command team visited the 87th Air Base Wing to tour several key facilities supporting COVID-19 Operations at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Jan. 13. U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Camerer, USAF Expeditionary Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony W. Green, USAF Expeditionary Center command chief, visited the 87th Medical Group to get an understanding of Joint Base MDL's strategy to monitor and protect the health of personnel while staying operational during the pandemic

Joint efforts propel Thule AB toward new normal
Airmen assigned to the 305th Aerial Port Squadron load the COVID-19 vaccine onto a Boeing 757 assigned to Air Transport International at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 13, 2021.The 87th Medical Group and the 305th APS contributed joint efforts to support the first transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine to Thule Air Base, Greenland. The units ensured safe and secure shipping of the vaccine to help protect the health and mission readiness of Thule AB personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)
Jan. 15, 2021 - The 87th Medical Group and the 305th Aerial Port Squadron contributed joint efforts to support Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst’s first transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine to Thule Air Base, Greenland, Jan. 13. In compliance with the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 vaccine operations, the units ensured safe and secure shipping of the vaccine to help protect the health and mission readiness of Thule AB personnel .

COVID-19 vaccine arrives to Joint Base MDL
Maj. Dayla Gillispie, 87th Medical Group Family Health Clinic flight commander, receives the first COVID-19 vaccination on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, from her husband, Lt. Col. Timothy Gillispie, 87th MDG Warrior Clinic flight commander, Dec. 31, 2020. Gillispie said receiving the vaccine was an honor and the next step to eliminating COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)
Jan. 6, 2021 - A limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Dec. 31, 2020 with members on the installation receiving the shot a few hours after arrival. For Joint Base MDL, it is the next step to neutralizing the virus.

Know Your Numbers, Know Your Risk! Complete Your HRA Wellness Profile Today!
The Air Force Civilian Health Promotion Services program (CHPS) is a mobile worksite wellness program providing free health and wellness services and resources to the Federal Civilian workforce at JB MDL, and they have a great way for you to take charge of your health by completing the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Wellness Profile!
Jan. 6, 2021 - The Air Force Civilian Health Promotion Services program (CHPS) is a mobile worksite wellness program providing free health and wellness services and resources to the Federal Civilian workforce at JB MDL, and they have a great way for you to take charge of your health by completing the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Wellness Profile!
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La. National Guard supports inauguration, returns home
U.S. Airmen with the Louisiana Air National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing and 236th Combat Communications Squadron set up communications equipment in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., to ensure inter-operability with federal and district partners as part of support to the 59th Presidential Inauguration, Jan. 18, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women have been authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and District authorities leading up and through the inauguration. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Josiah Pugh)
Jan. 27, 2021 - The Louisiana National Guard responded to the District of Columbia National Guard’s request to send

Celebrating our Airmen: 944FW Junior Civilian of the Year nominees
The 944th Fighter Wing 2020 Annual Awards Junior Civilian nominees. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Master Sgt. Louis Vega Jr.)
Jan. 27, 2021 - The 944th Fighter Wing is built on the foundation of our outstanding Airmen. We are proud of the diligence and commitment these Elite Reserve Citizen Airmen display and are pleased to highlight those who have been nominated for the 2020 944 FW Annual Awards. The categories of recognition for the annual awards program include rank-based categories: Airmen (E1-E4), Non-commission Officers (E5-E6), Senior Non-commissioned Officers (E7-E9), Company Grade Officers (O1-O3), Field Grade Officers (O4-O6), Junior Civilians (GS 8 and below), and Senior Civilians (GS 9 and above). In addition, we recognize outstanding performance for positional based accomplishments for First Sergeants, Instructor Pilots, and Instructor Weapons Systems Operators

Air Force signs lease for LEARN Charter School on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling is an approximately 1,000-acre military installation in southeast Washington D.C. The base is home to a range of military and civilian agency missions, as well as approximately 1,000 families living on the installation and approximately 17,000 military and civilian personnel in the National Capital Region.
Jan. 27, 2021 - The U.S. Air Force signed a leasing agreement Jan. 26 allowing the LEARN D.C. Charter School to operate on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling beginning with the 2021-2022 school year.
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From the Corner of Her Eye
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Terryanne Barbour, 87 HCOS physician assistant, poses for a photo on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Jan. 20, 2021. Barbour helped prevent a suicide attempt in Browns Mills, N.J. Jan. 11, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Morales)
Jan. 25, 2021 - One cold early morning, Jan. 11, 2021, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Terryanne Barbour was leaving her boyfriend’s house to go workout. This was a part of her daily routine before starting her work day as a physician assistant for the 87th Healthcare Operations Squadron on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. However, this morning would prove to be far from routine as Barbour would face a situation unlike any she had faced in her career.

CNATT provides exclusive aircraft launching courses
Chief Petty Officer Kenneth London, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training launching officer instructor, uses the 11F12 Catapult Launch Trainer System at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 22, 2020. The CNATT unit at Lakehurst is responsible for hosting Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment school for sailors. Its courses provided 250 students with refresher and virtual training since the beginning of 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)
Nov. 16, 2020 - The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training unit at Lakehurst is responsible for hosting an Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment school for sailors. The courses offered through the ALRE help students gain and improve their general knowledge of launching aircraft.

Anchored in resilience
Seaman Apprentice George Duartes Alazar, left, 87th Security Forces Squadron master at arms, poses with family. Duartes Alazar is from Bensalem, Pennsylvania and is now stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. He is not far from home and surrounded by fellow service members within the 87th Security Forces Squadron, however he struggled with feelings of loneliness and the effects of depression. (Courtesy photo)
Nov. 2, 2020 - He is from Bensalem, Pennsylvania. He is a son, a brother and now a Seaman Apprentice stationed at Joint Base MDL. Though George Duartes Alazar is not far from home and surrounded by fellow service members within the 87th Security Forces Squadron, he struggled with feelings of loneliness and the effects of depression.

Defending Cyberspace: 87th Communication Squadron Cybersecurity Technicians
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle Keaton, 87th Communication Squadron Cybersecurity technician, builds tempest packages for customers on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 23, 2020. Tempest is the administration and maintenance of non-classified and classified information networks, one of the three systems that cybersecurity technicians work on. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Morales)
Oct. 28, 2020 - Airman 1st Class Kyle Keaton, 87th CS cybersecurity technician, works alongside Staff Sgt. Andre Young, 87 CS NCOIC of Information Assurance, and three other Airmen to maintain systems, train personnel and implement countermeasures within the cyber domain to combat cyber threats.

Baby on Base
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Lexxy Chavez, 87th Healthcare Operations Squadron ambulance services medical technician, poses for a photo at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 16, 2020. Chavez delivered a newborn in the back of an ambulance at the 87th Medical Group on Sept. 30, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matt Porter)
Oct. 21, 2020 - Servicemembers are faced with situations in their day-to-day jobs where they rely on training to carry out the mission.


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