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Defenders sharpen the warrior heart
January 26, 2024
An 87th Security Forces Squadron member performs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu maneuvers during a training course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 18, 2024. Master Carlos Machado, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor, crafted BJJ instruction to expand on the hand-to-hand combat skills crucial to the Security Forces mission, merging BJJ tactics with elements of mindfulness, physical readiness, as well as honing the craft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Monica Roybal)

Win as One: Warfighters Connect to Care
November 3, 2023
The Warrior Connect Program is a peer-to-peer support and connectedness program, dedicated to maximizing the visibility of those who can link members with helping agencies and reducing the stigma of seeking help for JB MDL service members, Department of Defense civilians and family members.

605th AMXS Crew Chief Embodies the Warrior Heart
October 14, 2022
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Sondergard, 605th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs pre-flight checks on a KC-10 extender at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on Oct. 10, 2022. Sondergard received brain surgery to remove an arteriovenous malformation, and later suffered losses to both memory, speech, and motor skills due to a stroke. Recovered, Sondergard returned to his duties as a Crew Chief and hobby as an avid powerlifter.