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Introduction of HERC trainer at JB MDL
April 17, 2024
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., receives a C-130 Hercules trainer, April 13, 2024. The HERC trainer, tailored for airborne operations training, stands as a testament to meticulous preparation and adherence to established protocols for static line parachuting techniques and training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Knox)

USASA town hall opens communication to workforce
March 13, 2024
U.S. Army Col. Mitchell Wisniewski, U.S. Army Support Activity commander and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst deputy commander, leads a discussion during a town hall meeting at JB MDL, March 8, 2024. The USASA Fort Dix engages, integrates and delivers base support and sustainment of Army Mission assets on JB MDL. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson

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)

336th EMIB's Best Warrior Competition
March 1, 2024
U.S. Army Soldiers pose for a photo during the Best Warrior Competition at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 22, 2024. Participants underwent rigorous evaluations by seasoned leaders who are subject matter experts in their respective fields. The assessments encompassed a wide range of military skills tests, including physical fitness, weapons knowledge, marksmanship, land navigation, general military knowledge and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)

Base brief, tour provides Joint Integration for Army and Air Force leaders
December 4, 2023
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Klein, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, participates in an immersion brief at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 20, 2023. JB MDL conducted a tour on Fort Dix to demonstrate the base’s readiness to rapidly train and respond to new threats globally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)

U.S. Army Reserve validates warfighting capabilities with 'WAREX 23'
September 5, 2023
U.S. Army Reserve's Soldiers assigned to the 78th Training Division conduct training during The Warrior Exercise 2023 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The WAREX aims to serve as a platform for units to train and prepare capable, lethal, and combat-ready forces in collective tasks aligned with their respective Commander's training objectives. Throughout the year, each Commander identifies these training objectives for their units, which they then execute during the exercise. The strategic framework for fielding the Army of 2030, known as "Accelerate, Centralize, and Transform" underscores the importance of communication modernization in advancing a force capable of Multi-Domain Operations against near-peer adversaries.

Maryland Army National Guard 'takes flight' with the Raven
June 5, 2023
The small hand-launched remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicle provides day or night aerial intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance. With a flight radius of 10km and the ability to reach speeds of 50-100 km/h, the Raven provides superior aerial reconnaissance capabilities compared to most drones.

U.S. Army Reserve holds last iteration of 'Guardian Shield'
May 23, 2023
U.S. Army Reserve Criminal Investigation Division Special Agents participate in their annual training ‘Guardian Shield’ during May, 2023, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. CID is made up of professional, federal law enforcement officers who investigate felony crimes. CID Special Agents are commonly in suits and plain clothes as they conduct their investigations. Military Police officers are uniformed officers who may perform traffic duties on base, law and order policing, or detainee and detention operations abroad. Annual trainings like GS23 are essential to mission success not only for classroom and weapons qualifications, but also for agents to network and leverage experience from multiple law enforcement backgrounds.

N.J. Army National Guard seeks 'Best Warrior'
May 1, 2023
U.S. Army Soldiers with the New Jersey Army National Guard participate in the Best Warrior Competition on 26 April, 2023 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Army National Guard’s BWC is a physically and mentally challenging three-day competition that tests competitors on a variety of technical and tactical skills sets. Competitors employ a range of skills relevant to today’s operating environment, including physical endurance, land navigation, marksmanship, weapons skills, and overall combat readiness.

U.S. Army 1-114th Infantry Regiment conducts Light Sniper Training
December 2, 2022
The U.S. Army Soldiers 114th Infantry Regiment conducts light sniper training at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on Nov. 19, 2022. The training is designed to educate snipers to be adaptive Soldiers, critical and creative thinkers, armed with the technical, tactical, and logistical skills necessary to serve successfully at the Sniper Team level.