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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.
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RAF Mildenhall responds to COVID-19
Senior Airman Jacob Stevens, 100th Security Forces Squadron defender, checks a member’s identification credentials at the gate while adhering to social distancing requirements on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 25, 2020. Personnel on base have taken extra precautions to prevent the spread COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Milano)
March 31, 2020 - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RAF Mildenhall leadership has taken action to mitigate the spread of the virus while still maintaining mission readiness. “This pandemic, in general, has not only had an impact at this base but across the entire globe, including where we fit in the architecture of the military,” said Col. Troy Pananon, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander.

Find, Secure, Return; Yokota Airmen complete Fuji drop
A C-130J Super Hercules, assigned with the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, drops bundles at the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, March 25, 2020. The 36th AS completed formation flight training as well as dropped pallets consisting of simulated heavy equipment and containerized delivery system bundles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)
March 31, 2020 - A C-130J Super Hercules, assigned with the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, drops

Yokota performs first-ever C-130J assault landing on Foxtrot taxiway
March 31, 2020 - For the first time ever, Team Yokota conducted a C-130J assault landing on the Foxtrot taxiway March
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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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