Public Affairs

Honor Guard

Use the applicable form below to request Honor Guard support:

To request Military Funeral Honors only, click here.

For all other Honor Guard requests, click here.
Honor Guard Request Form


Aerial Flyover/Static Display Request

All requests are handled by the Department of the Air Force. 

Organizations wishing to feature McGuire aircraft at their event should visit the USAF Aerial Events Support Web site here, or contact:  

USAF Aerial Events 
Commercial: (703) 695-695-9664
DSN 225-9664
Fax: (703) 693-9601 or DSN 223-9601

Speaker Requests

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst provides its service members an opportunity to connect with the local community through the speaker's bureau program. The program lets service members support local events as speakers or representatives of the base. Likewise, it gives community members a chance to learn more about the military and more specifically, the missions at JBMDL.


Speaker's bureau are available to speak on a variety of topics such as career opportunities, military history and leadership skills.


To request a speaker, download the Speaker Request Form below and submit it to the Joint Base Public Affairs office no later than four weeks prior to the event.





Base Tours

The Public Affairs Office offers tours March through October.

Group sizes for tours must be between 20-40 participants. The minimum age range is 8 years old.

All tours are subject to change or cancellation depending on mission requirements

Base Tour Request Form

JB MDL on Social Media
Public Affairs Support
 PA Support Request Form

The Joint Base Public Affairs Office provides professional photography and video for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and mission partners. The PA Office is not funded, equipped or manned to replace services provided by the Document Automation Production Services (DAPS).

JB MDL PA provides official support to installation and wing (or service-equivalent) level units or above.When photographers or photographic equipment resources are not available, the PA office may offer consumer-grade still photographic equipment for self-help. 

If you need to reserve self-help equipment, please call our Visual Information Lab at 609-754-3581.

Noise Complaints

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is committed to being a good neighbor. Our service members are training constantly, so you may hear or see flying operations or range training which varies from small arms fire to heavy artillery. Maintaining public safety while ensuring our mission of training America's fighting forces to deploy in support of national security is our number one priority. JB MDL strives to minimize the impact on our neighbors, while safely accomplishing this mission. For more information, call Public Affairs at 609-754-2104 or email us at


External Communication Rules

All Joint Base MDL personnel must adhere to this Air Force Instruction in the event of hosting outside key leaders.

IAW AFI 35-101 and DODi 5230.29 - Inviting legislative personnel, media, foreign military or dignitaries on base; public presentations; speaking engagements in the community; or writing about the military all must go through Public Affairs Security and Policy Review process.

To read the full AFI click the link -

For more information contact JB MDL Public Affairs Community Engagements at (609) 754-1549.

Public Affairs Office

For more information or to request a base tour, orientation flight, or speaker contact the Joint Base Public Affairs office at:

87th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
2901 Falcon Lane, Suite 235
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., 08641

Commercial: (609) 754-2104 
DSN: 650-2104 
Fax: (609) 754-6999


Studio Photography and Graphics Support

Joint Base Photo Studio

Official Head and Shoulder Photos are taken Mondays and Tuesdays, 9am-3pm, on a walk-in basis. The studio is closed both days from 11am-12pm. E-9/O-6 and above: email to schedule your official photo.

87th Wing Staff Building
2901 Falcon Lane - 1st Floor, Room 135

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., 08641

The Lakehurst NAWCAD Studio is available for Full-length and Head and Shoulders photos on a walk-in basis only on the last Thursday of every month from 0900-1500.

The Lakehurst studio is located at Bldg. 120 (120 Lansdowne Road) Rm B115. Phone: 732-323-1954

*Please call the Public Affairs Office if you are requesting a Passport photo.

DSN: 650-2104

Commercial: (609)-754-2104

ASA Fort Dix Visual Information Center Info

Bldg 5411, Alabama Ave,

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 08640


Monday thru Saturday



Photography: 609-562-5531/3340

Graphics: 609-562-3577

Video: 609-562-4238

Freedom of Information Act
Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, written requests for McGuire Air Force Base records may be received by postal service, facsimile or electronically at Requests received by facsimile or electronically must have a mailing address included since it may not be practical to provide a substantive response electronically. 

Click here to view more about the Freedom of Information Act