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U.S. Army Reserve Training Division holds Postal Warrior 2022
August 23, 2022
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve, 78th Training Division, upload a crate of mail onto a UH-60 during Exercise Postal Warrior 2022 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on 10 Aug, 2022. Postal Warrior 2022 is a standalone, task-focused exercise, designed to train and challenge postal units in the skill sets and competencies needed to support Theater Postal Operations and increase individual and collective readiness. Approximately 600 soldiers participated in the exercise, which included both classroom and simulated field training at the Army Support Activity Fort Dix Ranges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sabatino Dimascio)

U.S. Army Aviation Ramp MILCON Amplifies Readiness and Sustainment Capabilities
August 19, 2022
U.S. Army Col. Mitchell Wisniewski, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst deputy commander, and Army Support Activity Fort Dix commander, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. James Van Zlike, Army Support Activity Fort Dix command sergeant major, cut a ribbon during the Army Support Activity Fort Dix Aviation Facility ribbon cutting ceremony at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst N.J. on Aug. 19, 2022. The Army Aviation Facility Project was a MILCON effort valued at 11.7 million dollars and made possible through the joint effort of ASA Fort Dix and the U.S. Marine Corps Marine Aircraft Group 49. The 2100 square foot building is host to an Army Ramp Management Area which provides a wide range of capabilities for both fixed and rotary wing aircraft such as the C-130, CH-47S, and UH-60S. The addition of the new Army Ramp will provide enhanced load out and aviation operation training capabilities, parking for Army aviation aircraft, refueling, troop movement and flight planning operations for approximately 216,000 people that use JB MDL to meet readiness requirements.

Army Support Activity Fort Dix holds Change of Command ceremony
July 21, 2022
Brenda Lee McCullough, U.S. Army Installation Management Readiness director, addresses the audience during a change of command ceremony on July, 21, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The change of command ceremony is a tradition where the outgoing commander symbolically relinquishes responsibility and authority by passing the colors to the incoming commander, thus beginning a new dawn of leadership for the incoming commander and his or her soldiers and civilians.

Col. Jon Brierton, from Recruit to Commander, an ASA Fort Dix Legacy
July 21, 2022
U.S. Army Col. Jon Brierton, Army Support Activity Dix commander, poses for a photo on 13 July, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Brierton completed basic combat training at ASA Fort Dix in 1990 and returned 30 years later as Garrison and Joint Base Deputy Commander. Under his leadership, Brierton’s team assisted with COVID-19 pandemic relief and supported 13,000 Afghan refugees during Operations Allies Welcome/Refuge.

U.S. Army 174th Infantry Brigade Change of Command
July 13, 2022
U.S. Army Colonel James Krueger, 174th Infantry Brigade commander, stands at attention with the color guard during a change of command ceremony on 13 July, 2022 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst N.J. The 174th Infantry Brigade is responsible for preparing soldiers of the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard for deployment through battle training in maneuvers, equipment, and other details. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matt Porter)

Joint Base MDL hosts "Meet Your Army" event
May 12, 2022
Leadership assigned to the Mid Atlantic Recruiting Battalion recognize an ROTC cadet during a Meet Your Army event on May 5, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.  Meet Your Army is a HQDA-driven Total Force outreach initiative to bridge the civilian and military divide. The Office of the Chief of Public Affairs’ Outreach Division runs this initiative to connect with the American public, educate community and business leaders, and inspire youth to serve.

305th AMW assists with Blackhawk upload
May 12, 2022
A U.S. Army UH-60M Blackhawk assigned to the 150th Aviation Regiment prepares to upload onto a C-17 Globemaster III on May 6, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Black Hawk offers pilots seats that are protected with heavy armor, and an armored fuselage capable of withstanding hits from guns with up to 23mm shells. It can also operate safely in the majority of severe weather conditions due to its wide array of advanced avionics.

Army Support Activity Fort Dix holds Change of Responsibility
April 29, 2022
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tamara Edwards, Army Support Activity Fort Fix, command sergeant major, coins a member of the honor guard after a change of responsibility on April 29, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The ceremonial event was held to symbolize the transition of authority from Command Sgt. Maj. Tamara Edwards to Command Sgt. Maj. James Van Zlike. A change of responsibility ceremony is a traditional event meant to reinforce noncommissioned officer authority in the U.S. Army and highlights their support to the chain of command.

“Home of the Ultimate Weapon” hosts USARC Conference
March 25, 2022
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels U.S. Army Reserve Command, chief, speaks during a Garrison Commanders Conference on March 23, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst N.J. The Army Support Activity Fort Dix hosted the conference to allow senior leaders to collaborate and discuss training, infrastructure, quality of life improvements and ways to enhance training capabilities across the U.S. Army Reserve.

New Jersey natives lead state’s senior U.S. Army Reserve unit toward readiness
December 17, 2018
New Jersey Army National Guard 3-12th Field Artillery Regiment Soldiers fire ceremonial rounds for the U.S. Army Reserve 99th Readiness Division change of command ceremony, Dec. 16 at Doughboy Gym, on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The 99th DIV(R) is headquartered on JBMDL, which is the second-largest employer in New Jersey, second only to the state government. More than 40,000 active-duty and reserve-component service members, civilian employees and family members work and reside on the base.