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May 30, 2024
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force David A. Flosi speaks to expeditionary demonstration presenters at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 23, 2024. Flosi toured the installation with JB MDL leadership team, attending the Parade of Wreaths observance and the 12th Annual Air Advisor Memorial ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)

2024 Parade of Wreaths ceremony honors fallen heroes
May 23, 2024
A U.S. Army Soldier lays a wreath during the Parade of Wreaths Ceremony at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 23, 2024. The event honors service members and police personnel who have given their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matt Porter)

CAP pilots credit survival to SERE training
May 13, 2024
Civil Air Patrol 1st Lt. Alysia Larson, West Bay Composite Squadron Emergency Services officer and Professional Development officer, and her husband, Capt. Paul Larson, West Bay Composite Squadron Character Development officer, were about a half-mile from Quonset State Airport, R.I., when their aircraft’s engine lost power short of the runway and they found themselves 2,600 feet from shore having to swim in the choppy, frigid water of Narragansett Bay, R.I., March 30, 2024. Alysia Larson credits their survival to training they received from U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sam Neitzer, 305th Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Tactics noncommissioned officer in charge, at Hawk Mountain Ranger School in July 2022. (Courtesy photo)

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)

JB MDL women lead, inspire
April 4, 2024
U.S. Air Force Col. Elizabeth Hanson, 305th Air Mobility Wing commander, stands in front of a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 15, 2024.

Winning the war one weather observation at a time
March 20, 2024
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Forrest Cherry, 305th Operations Support Squadron mission weather integration noncommissioned officer in charge, uses multiple products to investigate atmospheric conditions at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 13, 2024. Weather observations are critical to military operations, reporting current states of the atmosphere from the surface to varying flight levels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jewaun Victor)

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)

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)