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USAFEC leaders tour the 87th Air Base Wing
February 13, 2024
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Klein, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, discusses the joint base’s mission, vision and goals with 87th Air Base Wing senior leaders during a tour of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 8, 2024. The tour included stops at unaccompanied housing dorms, the First Term Enlisted Center and the Airman Leadership School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Monica Roybal)

JB MDL supports largest NJARNG deployment since 2008
January 30, 2024
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New Jersey Army National Guard, and U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 305th Air Mobility Wing load their bags at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 25, 2024. More than 1,500 NJARNG Soldiers are deploying to support U.S. Central Command’s Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. This is the largest deployment of NJARNG Soldiers since 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sergio Avalos)

Defenders sharpen the warrior heart
January 26, 2024
An 87th Security Forces Squadron member performs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu maneuvers during a training course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 18, 2024. Master Carlos Machado, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor, crafted BJJ instruction to expand on the hand-to-hand combat skills crucial to the Security Forces mission, merging BJJ tactics with elements of mindfulness, physical readiness, as well as honing the craft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Monica Roybal)

JB MDL mission essential warfighters
January 18, 2024
A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing monitors the flightline during a winter storm at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 16, 2024. Airmen assigned to various JB MDL squadrons maneuvered through harsh conditions to keep the mission going despite several base closures due to safety concerns. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Knox)

Radiant Phoenix takes flight on Joint Base MDL
February 17, 2023
Man points tool at C-17

87th SFS conducts Total Force Weapons Qualification
January 4, 2023

Forging our Future Force with the Airpower Leadership Academy
March 10, 2022
U.S. Senior Master Sgt. Dominique Bonapart, 305th Operations Support Squadron
superintendent of airfields (left), and Senior Master Sgt. Jorge Nunez, 87th Force
Support Squadron, force sustainment superintendent (right) pose for a photo as
Airpower Leadership Academy (ALA) facilitators on 7 March, 2022, at the Infinity Spark
Innovation Lab on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The ALA is a 305th Air
Mobility Wing initiative created to supplement the leadership training offered to
noncommissioned officers on the joint base. The weeklong course uses the U.S. Air
Force Enlisted Force Development Action Plan as a framework to accelerate the growth
and development of future enlisted leaders.

KC-46A Pegasus arrives on Joint Base MDL
November 9, 2021
Silhouette of 4 airman in front of KC-46

Get to Know You: U.S. Air Force Col. Wes Adams, Joint Base and 87th Air Base Wing Commander
June 30, 2021
U.S. Air Force Col. Wes Adams, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst commander and 87th Air Base Wing commander, poses for a photo. On his desk lay papers, a football, and Citadel football helmet.

First decennial celebration begins with dinner
March 27, 2019
U.S. Air Force Col. Neil R. Richardson, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and 87th Air Base Wing commander, shakes U.S. Air Force retired Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso’s hand during the 87th ABW Dining Out celebration at The Merion event center in Cinnaminson, N.J., March 22, 2019. Grosso spoke of the impressiveness from members of the ten-year-old wing earning six Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards while some older units have never once received the award and challenged the residing Airmen to build on the success in future endeavors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)