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Joint Base MDL conquers Bamboo Eagle 24-1
February 6, 2024
A KC-46A Pegasus from the 2nd Air Refueling Squadron assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., sits on the flightline during the Bamboo Eagle 24-1 exercise at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 29, 2024. Bamboo Eagle 24-1 is an operational implementation of multi-domain combat readiness training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Knox)

EOD Airmen bring innovation to a changing battlespace
October 31, 2023
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Tolley, explosive ordnance disposal technician from the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron, stands in front of an EOD workshop on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 10, 2023. The 87th CES/EOD implemented 3D printed training ordnance to rapidly adapt to new threats entering the battle space and more accurately simulate activation feedback from the device.

108th Air National Guard First KC-46A Sortie
October 4, 2023
U.S. Air Force pilots and boom operators with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Wing’s 141st Air Refueling Squadron pose for a group photo in front of a KC-46A Pegasus at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Oct. 3, 2023. Left to right; pilot 1st Lt. Ashwin Deshpande; boom operators Staff Sgt. Nicole Stephenson and Tech. Sgt. Patrick Tracy; pilot Maj. Scott Mixdorf; boom operator Tech. Sgt. Bill Vigilante; pilots Maj. Bobby Pico, Col. Bill Liess, Lt. Col. Johann Hintz, and Capt. Brandon Johnson; boom operators Tech. Sgt. Christopher Howe, Master Sgt. Brian Kelly, and Master Sgt. Alissa Anderson. All 12, along with five crew chiefs, made 108th history when they flew their first sortie on the KC-46A. (New Jersey National Guard photo by Mark C. Olsen)

U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team hosts training exercise
September 22, 2023
The Atlantic Strike Team is one of three global strike teams made by Congress during the Clean Water Act of 1972. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)

JB MDL Conservation Partner of the Year
August 16, 2023
Attendees listen to the Military Conservation Partner Award ceremony on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., August 14, 2023. Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst was named the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 19th Annual Military Conservation Partner Award for its outstanding contributions to natural resource management. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Iris MacIlvaine)

Month of the Military Child Proclamation Signing
April 4, 2023
A photograph depicting a ceremony for the Month of the Military Child.

Armed Forces Chess Championship at Joint Base MDL
October 13, 2022
photo of Armed Forces Chess Championships

Army Support Activity Fort Dix holds Change of Responsibility
April 29, 2022
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tamara Edwards, Army Support Activity Fort Fix, command sergeant major, coins a member of the honor guard after a change of responsibility on April 29, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The ceremonial event was held to symbolize the transition of authority from Command Sgt. Maj. Tamara Edwards to Command Sgt. Maj. James Van Zlike. A change of responsibility ceremony is a traditional event meant to reinforce noncommissioned officer authority in the U.S. Army and highlights their support to the chain of command.

McGuire's last KC-10 Extender returns from CENTCOM
April 21, 2022
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 32nd Air Refueling Squadron pose for a photo in front of the last KC-10 Extender from Central Command at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Apr. 19, 2022. The return marks an end to over thirty years of air refueling support provided to the U.S. and coalition partners through both peace and war, beginning with Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1990-91, through the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, and punctuated by Operation Allies Refuge in 2021.

“Home of the Ultimate Weapon” hosts USARC Conference
March 25, 2022
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels U.S. Army Reserve Command, chief, speaks during a Garrison Commanders Conference on March 23, 2022, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst N.J. The Army Support Activity Fort Dix hosted the conference to allow senior leaders to collaborate and discuss training, infrastructure, quality of life improvements and ways to enhance training capabilities across the U.S. Army Reserve.