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U.S. Army Cadet Command 2nd "Freedom" Brigade holds Ranger Challenge 22
October 24, 2022
U.S. Army ROTC Cadets assigned to the U.S. Army Cadet Command 2nd Brigade accept awards for placing first overall during the Ranger Challenge at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on Oct. 23, 2022.The competition is conducted over two days on a non-tactical course. The mission is to challenge Cadets' mental and physical toughness and to develop leadership while fostering teamwork and esprit-de-corps. Teams participate in nine graded events, each team is awarded points based on how well they perform in each event. The best team in each event is awarded a trophy for being the first, second, and third place teams. The number one team is The Ranger Challenge Winner for that year.

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.

2nd BDE ROTC Change of Command
June 25, 2021
U.S. Army Col. Kandace Daffin, commander of the 2nd BDE ROTC, is welcomed by new colleagues following the 2nd BDE ROTC change of command at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 25, 2021. Daffin had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with members of Fort Dix during a reception following the change of command. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Shay Stuart)

2nd Brigade hosts Ranger Challenge at JB MDL
April 2, 2021
Lehigh University Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets pose post-ceremony after being awarded first place for this year’s Brigade Ranger Challenge at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 28, 2021. 30 ROTC teams across the Northeast travelled to Joint Base MDL to compete in the challenge.