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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)

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.

JBMDL conducts mission oriented protective posture gear inspection during Readiness Exercise 2022
April 5, 2022
A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 305th Air Mobility Wing inspects Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear, demonstrating the ability to survive and operate in a contested environment during a readiness exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Apr. 3, 2022. Training exercises reinforce Airmen readiness and deliberately strengthen Air Mobility Command’s warfighting culture in order to provide unrivaled Rapid Global Mobility capable of protecting and sustaining the Joint Force.

Air mobility wings reinforce airmen readiness during joint base exercise
April 4, 2022
Senior Airman Jesus Lopez-Rios, an aerial porter for the 305th Aerial Port Squadron, throws a net fastener over a cargo pallet during Readiness Exercise 2022 on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, April 1, 2022. Readiness exercises demonstrate Air Mobility wings are ready to provide operationally ready, deliberately developed and professionally led Airmen to deploy and support operations in contested environments.