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305th Airmen continue to provide Ukraine High Priority Security Assistance
June 10, 2024
A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the Air Mobility Command, prepares to receive the upload of munitions at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The munitions cargo is part of an additional security assistance package for Ukraine. The security assistance the U.S. is providing to Ukraine is enabling critical success on the battlefield against the Russian invading force. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Alexis Kula)

'John Burn 49 – Cleared for takeoff'
June 7, 2024
U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, Col. William Soto, 305th Air Mobility Wing deputy commander, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Schmoyer, 605th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainer, prepare to lay commemorative wreaths in honor of the 305th Bombardment Group fallen Airmen during the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Cambridge American Cemetery, England, May 27, 2024. The 305th AMW hosted its heritage trip for the third consecutive year to learn about its forebearer, the 305th BG, who was crucial to the nation’s triumph against Nazi Germany in World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Alexis Kula)

Inspiring tomorrow's heroes
April 23, 2024
Students wait in line for a tour of the KC-46A Pegasus during the Student Engagement and Career Day event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., April 19, 2024. The event is meant to inspire and motivate the next generation of future Service Members through a positive and lasting impact. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Knox)

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)

‘Can Do’ wing advances airborne mobility mission management effectiveness
April 16, 2024
A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing participates in an airborne mobility mission management exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 15, 2024. Dubbed the "Platform Agnostic Command and Control initiative," this exercise marked a significant leap forward in Air Mobility Command's ability to deliver precision effects swiftly and effectively. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rochelle Naus)

Restoring jets through fabrication and grit
February 21, 2024
Airman 1st Class Gavin Remp, 305th Maintenance Squadron structural maintenance journeyman assesses damage to a C-17 Globemaster III panel at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb 15, 2024. Maintainers from the 305th MXS completed a five-month fabrication project for a damaged C-17, reaffirming Air Mobility Command’s strategic advance and rapid global mobility. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Alexis Kula)

AFFORGEN-ready: JB MDL completes KC-46A Pegasus certification
November 3, 2023
A KC-46A Pegasus tanker assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., practices refueling operations on another KC-46A en route to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 21, 2023. This joint air interoperability exercise is the first-ever certification event for the KC-46 tankers assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Simonne Barker)

JB MDL hosts KC-46 Familiarization Training
May 27, 2021
87th Security Forces Airmen stand outside a KC-46 Pegasus following familiarization training at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 26, 2021. The 3-day training allowed SFS to receive an in-person look at the airframe and a chance to plan for safety procedures in the future. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Shay Stuart)

Success follows Fort Sill joint training exercise
November 8, 2019
U.S. Air Force Capt. Shawn McDonald, 6th Airlift Squadron pilot, checks controls in the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Nov. 5, 2019. McDonald was preparing the aircraft before takeoff to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for a joint training exercise with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)

Aircraft Structural Maintenance create parts to keep aircraft flying
October 18, 2019
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Armani Everson, 305th Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight aircraft structural maintenance journeymen, cuts into a piece of titanium used for aircrafts on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Oct. 16, 2019. Utilizing various methods, aircraft structural maintenance Airmen are able to build a replacement part from scratch in order to restore the structural integrity of the aircraft and ensure the safety of the Airmen who fly them. The mission of the 305th MXS is to enhance global response by providing world class systems, support equipment, munitions and aircraft maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter)