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Restoring jets through fabrication and grit
Airman 1st Class Gavin Remp, 305th Maintenance Squadron structural maintenance journeyman assesses damage to a C-17 Globemaster III panel at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb 15, 2024. Maintainers from the 305th MXS completed a five-month fabrication project for a damaged C-17, reaffirming Air Mobility Command’s strategic advance and rapid global mobility. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Alexis Kula)
Feb. 21, 2024 - In the fast-paced world of aviation maintenance, where each repair poses a unique puzzle, adaptability and teamwork are essential. When a C-17 Globemaster III encountered unexpected damage and was stranded at Naval Station...

TAC enhances Mobility Airmen's warfighting capabilities
Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs’ trade leading and following positions within their flight path during the Tactics Advancement Course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 7, 2024. Airmen assigned to the 6th Airlift Squadron loaded cargo onto the C-17 in order to provide support for the F-22 Raptors at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. The advancements course postures Air Mobility Command Airmen to execute agile operations on a global scale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)
Feb. 20, 2024 - Airmen assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing’s 6th Airlift Squadron collaborated with units from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, during the Tactics Advancement Course (TAC), Feb. 7-8. TAC allows aircraft maintainers to...

NAWCAD Lakehurst welcomes high school students to science symposium with eye on the future
The 2024 New Jersey Southern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium brought together high school students from around Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst to share research on a wide variety of topics.
Feb. 17, 2024 - Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst hosted an annual science symposium on Feb. 9 featuring local students whose ingenuity could someday support the warfighter. The New Jersey Southern Junior Science...

Atlantic Strike Team enhances joint operational capabilities
Airmen assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing and 305th Air Mobility Wing team up with members of the U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team to load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 8, 2024. The joint exercise included the loading and offloading of equipment and vehicles onto a C-17, as well as various inspections and documentation. Exercises like these are made possible by the leveraging of assets of Joint Force partners across the Department of Defense’s only tri-service base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sergio Avalos)
Feb. 14, 2024 - Airmen assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing and 305th Air Mobility Wing team up with members of the U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team to load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base...

USAFEC leaders tour the 87th Air Base Wing
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Klein, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, discusses the joint base’s mission, vision and goals with 87th Air Base Wing senior leaders during a tour of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 8, 2024. The tour included stops at unaccompanied housing dorms, the First Term Enlisted Center and the Airman Leadership School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Monica Roybal)
Feb. 13, 2024 - U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Klein, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Courtney Freeman, USAFEC command chief, toured the 87th Air Base Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb...
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New cargo loading system sees first operational use
Aircrew members from the 758th Airlift Squadron and ground crew members from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron position vertically stacked cargo onto the bay of a C-17 Globemaster III at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Feb. 19, 2024. In support of operational readiness, the 28th LRS coordinated with the 758th Airlift Squadron from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois to implement and execute vertical pallet stacking in order to maximize cargo space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dylan Maher)
Feb. 24, 2024 - A new Vertical Pallet Stacker loading system, designed to maximize and streamline cargo loading, was employed for the first time by the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron in the execution of Bomber Task Force 24-2 to...

Travis Airmen attend Accelerating the Legacy event
From left, U.S. Air Force Capt. Nic Young, Accelerating the Legacy founder, retired Gen. Lloyd Newton, previously the Air Education and Training Command commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark, U.S. Air Force Academy superintendent, and retired Lt. Eugene Richardson, Jr., a Tuskegee Airman, clap during the Accelerating the Legacy event at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Feb. 16, 2024. Accelerating the Legacy is an aviation heritage event that honors the Tuskegee Airmen’s legacy, offers professional development opportunities, and aims to inspire the next generation of aviation professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Philip Bryant)
Feb. 23, 2024 - A group of 36 Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, California, flew to Joint Base Charleston to participate in this year's Accelerating the Legacy event, which paid homage to the trailblazing contributions of African American...

CSAF holds first all-call at Peterson SFB
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin speaks to Airmen during his first all-call on Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 23, 2024. Allvin spoke about investing in Airmen and developing capabilities so when nations compete, the U.S. Armed Forces is ready to deter and defeat. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Justin Todd)
Feb. 23, 2024 - U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin held an all-call during his first visit to Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 23, 2024. This was the general’s first all-call since being appointed as chief of staff.  ...
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Sharing History
Stuart Lockhart, 305th Air Mobility Wing historian, and Senior Airman Nicholas Cammaroto, 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, share conversation over a history display in the 305th AMW headquarters, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., July 21, 2023. Cammaroto contributed to the display by loaning a grouping of artifacts from his private collection. The grouping on-loan consists of uniform service items from U.S. Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Cletus “Jack” Ringsred, 305th Bombardment Group, who flew 35 combat missions against enemy forces in 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Knox)
Aug. 21, 2023 - Senior Airman Nicholas Cammaroto, 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, contributed to a 305th Air Mobility Wing history display by loaning a grouping of artifacts from his private collection, that went on display July...

Bonded through Bone Marrow
A nameplate for U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Johnathan Ferguson, 305th Air Mobility Wing quality assurance inspector, is displayed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on Nov. 22, 2022. Ferguson is one of over one million registered bone marrow donors through the Department of Defense’s Salute to Life program. This year he met with the recipient of a donation he made in 2012 that allowed the patient to achieve remission of leukemia.
Nov. 30, 2022 - National Bone Marrow Awareness Month is observed every November to honor the people who donate their stem cells and bone marrow, which help give patients a second chance at life...

Baron's blouse makes history
Airman First Class Nicholas Baron, 305th Air Mobility Wing Loadmaster, officially donates his blouse and delivers it to Stuart Lockhart, 305th Air Mobility Wing Historian, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 12, 2021. The blouse was the most requested item asked for to serve as documentation for Operation Allies Refuge. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sergeant Shay Stuart)
Oct. 18, 2021 - It was an image that captured the hearts of millions; a young Afghan child, sleeping on the floor of a crowded C-17 Globemaster III, tucked beneath an OCP top for warmth.The blouse belonged to none other than Airman First...

Can Do Wing historian receives AF level award
Oct. 14, 2021 - With a background as a Naval Academy history major and a 21-year career as a commissioned infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, it is no surprise that military history is ingrained in the 305th Air Mobility Wing’s...

Suicide Prevention in the Military, from Taboo to Timely
U.S. Air Force Col. Michele Lo Bianco, 305th Air Mobility Wing Operations commander, displays her box of remembrance. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. More than 1.7 million Veterans received treatment in a VA mental health specialty program annually.
Sept. 22, 2021 - Suicide prevention is a year-round effort. As September is Suicide Prevention Month, now is a time to reach out to others while also taking the time to look within...

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