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HUREX enhances preparedness for swift recovery
May 13, 2024
Members across Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., participate in a deep-dive hurricane preparedness exercise, April 29-May 10, 2024. Participants in the Emergency Operations Center engaged in simulated exercises, discussions, and checklist evaluations to identify avenues for enhancing resilience against future hurricanes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Knox)

USASA Fort Dix: More than a century of premier training support
March 8, 2024
U.S. Army Soldiers from the 113th Infantry Regiment of the N.J. Army National Guard conduct squad level live-fire and maneuver exercises on Range 61 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 11, 2023. Training support at U.S. Army Support Activity Fort Dix is meticulously tailored across three domains: virtual, live and constructive. (U.S. Army photo by Steven Roussel)

JB MDL conducts AFFORGEN exercise: Jersey Dawn 23
December 12, 2023
Members from the 87th Air Base Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III during Jersey Dawn 23 on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 7, 2023. Members assigned to several units across the joint base participated in the exercise, a six-day joint training event from Dec. 4-9, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)

87th LRS Hosts Inaugural Cross-Utilization Course
August 3, 2023
The course was developed to implement Air Force Force Generation principles and support operational concepts such as Agile Combat Employment through 10 days of intensive training. The collaboration between 87th LRS, 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 301, and 305th Air Mobility Wing personnel enabled the use of Multi-Capable Airmen Concepts by building their proficiency, knowledge, and comfort in different Air Force Specialty Codes.

305th MXS conducts final KC-10 inspection
April 11, 2023
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Mooney, 305th Maintenance Squadron crew chief, removes a panel during the final KC-10 Extender inspection at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., April 10, 2023.

AMC command team sees lethality, resilience on display at 305th Air Mobility Wing
November 7, 2022
U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, Air Mobility Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, pose for a photo with 305th Air Mobility Wing Airmen designated as star performers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 1, 2022.

87th MDG implements AFFORGEN deployment model
October 20, 2022
Christopher Carbone, Army Support Activity Medical Simulation Training Center course coordinator, left, gives a tour of the MSTC to U.S. Air Force Col. Col. Rudolph Cachuela, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 22, 2022.

Maj. Gen. Albert Miller visits the 305th AMW as director of the Aircrew Task Force
August 25, 2022
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Albert Miller, Aircrew Task Force director, addresses pilots assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on Aug. 25, 2022. Miller has amplified community outreach to aircrew members in the field through increased site visits. These visits provide a chance to have meaningful discussions with all aircrew members to capture operational, quality of life, and quality of service concerns to inform policy decisions.

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.

Gotham Warriors Project Joint Force Convergence with Annual Training
August 4, 2022
A U.S. Army National Guard Soldier assigned to the 340th Military Police company simulates the in-processing of a detainee as part of a simulated exercise on Joint Base McGuire-Dix Lakehurst, N.J., July 30, 2022. Soldiers from the 333rd MP Brigade, 340th MP Battalion gathered here for Gotham Justice, a four-week exercise that trained, challenged and improved Soldiers’ primary skill sets and core MP competencies required in detention operations and security and mobility support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matt Porter)