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The 305th AMW says 'Can Do' to Dock 46 Two-Bay Hangar
August 24, 2023
Joint Base Leadership and personnel attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 305th Air Mobility Wing’s Dock 46 Two-Bay Hangar at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on 24 Aug. 2023. New Jersey 4th District Congressman Chris Smith addressed the audience on the strategic value the facility brings to the KC-46A Pegasus refueling mission. The event concludes four and a half years of planning and 240,650 accident-free man-hours after its initial groundbreaking on December 3, 2018. A military construction project valued at nearly $54 million, the hangar will serve as a mission-critical asset in the KC-46A Pegasus' ability to provide Rapid Global Mobility for the Joint Force.

U.S. Army Aviation Ramp MILCON Amplifies Readiness and Sustainment Capabilities
August 19, 2022
U.S. Army Col. Mitchell Wisniewski, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst deputy commander, and Army Support Activity Fort Dix commander, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. James Van Zlike, Army Support Activity Fort Dix command sergeant major, cut a ribbon during 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.

Auto Hobby Shop reopens on McGuire
November 8, 2018
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst community members look at cars displayed during a ceremony marking the reopening of the Auto Hobby Shop on Joint Base MDL, New Jersey, Nov. 7, 2018. Cars were showcased to show the many features the shop has to offer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)

Lakehurst reopens renovated recreation center
November 5, 2018
Sailors assigned to multiple units from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst waited for a ceremony to start during a ceremony marking the reopening of the Flight Deck on Joint Base MDL, New Jersey, Nov. 1, 2018. The Sailors stood in a flight formation for the duration of the ceremony before being released to roam around the open house. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)