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Atlantic Strike Team enhances joint operational capabilities
February 14, 2024
The joint exercise included the loading and offloading of equipment and vehicles onto a C-17, as well as various inspections and documentation. Exercises like these are made possible by the leveraging of assets of Joint Force partners across the Department of Defense’s only tri-service base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sergio Avalos)

Single Service Members 'dive' into the BOSS Program
August 14, 2023
Service members assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst participate in a scuba diving certification training during a Better Opportunities for Single Service Members event on 28, July 2023, at Army Support Activity Fort Dix. The BOSS program provides activities to single service members in the dorms, single parents, and geographical bachelors. These events include life skills, outdoor recreation, leisure activities, and community service opportunities.

Defense Health Agency Members Visit 87th Medical Group at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
May 25, 2023
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Tracy Farrill, Deputy Director of the Small Market and Stand-Alone Medical Treatment Facility Organization for the Defense Health Agency greets U.S. Air Force Col. Bridget Gill, 87th Medical Group Commander at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 17, 2023. Members from DHA visited to gain perspective on the unique capabilities and mission of the joint base.

JB MDL brings back 'Power in the Pines' after Five-Year Hiatus
May 23, 2023
Power in the Pines returned after a five-year hiatus with the Air and Space Open House from 19-21 May, 2023, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The ASOH is the largest public event held at JB MDL, showcasing air superiority from both the ground and sky. The flight line also displayed a variety of aircraft from many services of the military, as well as their guard and reserve components. These visuals served as a representation of JB MDL’s commitment to working with Joint Partners daily to support our national defense, and to thank the local community for its continued support.

87th CE team leads the way in Joint Base Integration with Portal Maps
March 29, 2023
Alaina Campioni, 787th CES cartographer, Robert Gullo, 787th Civil Engineer Squadron Geobase and Execution support chief, and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Gabriel Lira, 787th CES senior enlisted leader, walk through a simulated snow removal demonstration using Portal Maps at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 20, 2023. JB MDL is now equipped with a state-of-the-art online map system, Portal Maps, that is both innovative and efficient.

87th MDG implements AFFORGEN deployment model
October 20, 2022
Christopher Carbone, Army Support Activity Medical Simulation Training Center course coordinator, left, gives a tour of the MSTC to U.S. Air Force Col. Col. Rudolph Cachuela, Air Mobility Command surgeon general, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 22, 2022.

Col. Mitchell Wisniewski: Commanding Joint Force Convergence and the Road Ahead
October 6, 2022
U.S. Army Col. Mitchell Wisniewski, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst deputy commander, and Army Support Activity Fort Dix commander, speaks with a guest at the Army Support Activity Fort Dix Aviation Facility ribbon cutting ceremony at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst N.J. on Aug. 19, 2022. The Army Aviation Facility Project was a MILCON effort valued at 11.7 million dollars and made possible through the joint effort of ASA Fort Dix and the U.S. Marine Corps Marine Aircraft Group 49. The 2100 square foot building is host to an Army Ramp Management Area which provides a wide range of capabilities for both fixed and rotary wing aircraft such as the C-130, CH-47S, and UH-60S. The addition of the new Army Ramp will provide enhanced load out and aviation operation training capabilities, parking for Army aviation aircraft, refueling, troop movement and flight planning operations for approximately 216,000 people that use JB MDL to meet readiness requirements.