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Air Mobility Command wins Sadler Cup in first Defender Challenge in 14 years
September 19, 2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Luciano Rosano, 421st Security Forces Squadron combat training instructor, fires an m9 pistol during weapons training during preparation for representing Air Mobility Command in the 2018 Defender Challenge on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 4, 2018. Rosano qualified to be a part of the AMC team for the challenge by running a six-mile run while carrying 25-35 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

9/11 ceremony commemorates first responders
September 12, 2018
A wreath of yellow flowers stands in front of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst 9/11 Memorial following a commemorative ceremony at the Timmermann Center on JB MDL, N.J., Sept. 11, 2018. The memorial site contains twisted steel beams that were salvaged from ground zero, and was officially completed in 2016.

Mobile Escape Room strives to drive morale into Airmen
September 6, 2018
A zombie peaks through the crack of a door during a Mobile Escape Room session on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 27, 2018. The “zombie” added pressure to the timed game of a players working together to solve individual puzzles and riddles in order to escape. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

Services bring mission into perSPEKtive
August 24, 2018
U.S. Air Force Col. Dalian Washington, 87th Mission Support Group commander, receives a portion of unit group rations during a Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen training exercise on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 17, 2018. The Airmen setup the SPEK to simulate a deployed environment and learn what to expect and how to handle situations if they get deployed.

78th Training Division welcomes new commander
August 22, 2018
Soldiers with the 78th Training Division stand at parade rest during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 11, 2018. The division is an Army reserve unit that trains and evaluates Army units for deployment. The division was activated in 1917 consisting of four infantry and three artillery regiments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

Can Do Wing commander taxis final MDL flight
July 20, 2018
U.S. Air Force Col. Darren Cole, 305th Air Base Wing commander, exits a KC-10 Extender after flying it for his final flight, also known as a 'Fini Flight,' on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., July 17, 2018. Cole was greeted by his wife, Cassie, and son, Nathan, who commemorated the fini flight by dousing Cole in water and champagne. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

MCAX CH-53 Sea Stallion Recon
June 22, 2018
Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment Marines scan a forest for enemy forces during a reconnaissance exercise on Fort Indiantown Gap, P.A., June 14, 2018. The exercise trained Marines to successfully extract crashed pilots while avoiding enemy attack. The recon was just one part of a large-scale exercise that trains all services together to learn how to work in a joint environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

Marines bring together US forces for first East Coast MCAX
June 13, 2018
Marines with the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 prepare to load an AH-1 SuperCobra into a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during day one of the 2018 Marine Aircraft Group-49 Combined Arms Exercise on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 12, 2018. The MCAX is a large-scale exercise that utilizes ground forces, aviation assets, indirect fires and other enablers in an effort to train air and ground forces together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

JB MDL leaders commemorate 76th Battle of Midway celebration
June 13, 2018
U.S. Navy Capt. M. Muzzafar Khan, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst deputy commander and Naval Support Activity commanding officer, and Gerry P. Little, Director of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, receive a proclamation during the 76th Battle of Midway commemoration on Joint Base MDL June 5, 2018. The commemoration is a celebration of the victory during World War II June 4-7, 1942, and was hosted by the 305th Air Mobility Wing at the Westfield Hangar.

Honoring, remembering the NATO ATC/A nine
May 1, 2018
Merrium Hamilton, widow of U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathan Nylander, comforts their children during the Air Advisor Memorial Foundation Annual Remembrance Ceremony April 27, 2018 on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The ceremony was created in 2012 to honor and remember the nine NATO Air Trade and Command/Afghanistan Airmen who were killed in action April 27, 2011. An Afghan officer working alongside the Airmen opened fire inside the air command and control center, resulting in their deaths. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)