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  • Airman seeks to build a generation of lifesavers

    Senior Airman Selina N. Okyere has one goal in her life. “I’m trying to teach the whole nation (of Ghana) to know basic life-saving skills,” said Okyere.
  • Air Force seeks 2018 wrestling team members

    Call for Airmen to compete for a position on the 2018 All-Air Force Wrestling Team
  • Largest military solar energy project in Northeast breaks ground on JB MDL

    Miranda A.A. Ballentine, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, and Brig. Gen. Michael Cunniff, the adjutant general of New Jersey, helped break ground on a 98-acre solar farm at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Dec. 21. The 16.5-megawatt solar energy project will be the largest military solar installation in the Northeast and will include more than 50,000 solar panels when it’s completed in 2017.
  • Airmen provide mobility expertise in Alaska

    Over the course of 12 days in October, with temperatures dropping below freezing in the “Last Frontier,” Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing provided rapid global mobility expertise during Red Flag-Alaska 17-1.The 621st CRW Airmen worked three different locations throughout Alaska assuring paratroopers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team
  • AF heads to Haiti for Matthew relief

    A C-17 Globemaster III with personnel and equipment from the 621st Contingency Response Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, left for for Haiti Oct. 6 in response to Hurricane Matthew. The 621st CRW has units continuously on alert and ready to deploy anywhere in the world in support of emergency operations, such as hurricane relief, within 12 hours of notification.
  • Airmen load, airlift fire truck 3,700 miles to Nicaragua

    A New Jersey fire truck was recently transported 3,700 miles aboard a 449th Airlift Wing C-5B Galexy as a donation to volunteer firefighters in Managua, Nicaragua.
  • Air Force announces KC-46A candidate bases

    Air Force officials announced fives bases as candidates for the next round of active duty-led KC-46A Pegasus basing on June 23.
  • Mindfulness over matter

    At 10 a.m. on any given Wednesday, one could walk into the 305th Operations Support Squadron's leadership meeting and see a strange sight. Airmen sit around the conference room table and in chairs along the walls, variously clothed in a sea of green flight suits and Airman battle uniforms. Each has their eyes closed, boot heels planted on the floor, palms flat against their thighs. Hush reigns. Only the sound of each person's gentle, deep breathing can be heard.
  • McGuire hosts rapid response training with FEMA

    The 305th Aerial Port Squadron welcomed members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Pennsylvania Task Force 1 to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, for rapid air mobilization training April 21, as part of an ongoing partnership initiative.
  • Scott AFB, Pope Field team up for C-17 aeromedical training

    Aeromedical evacuation experts from Scott Air Force Base recently teamed up with AE crews from Pope Field, North Carolina, for a collaborative Air Mobility Command training initiative Nov. 16-20.
  • Linking continents through refueling

    Eight KC-10 Extenders, including two from the 32nd Air Refueling Squadron, refueled seven C-17 Globemaster IIIs over the Atlantic Ocean as they participated in the Trident Juncture exercise Nov. 3. Trident Juncture included 36,000 personnel from more than 30 nations and demonstrated NATO's increased level of capabilities in joint modern warfare.
  • Airmen enable Marines in Iraq

    Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen work around the clock to sustain and improve the Task Force Al Taqaddum advise and assist site at Al Taqaddum, Iraq. Each service and section plays an important role in ensuring the success of this mission, part of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • All colors fade to mud

    Marines and Airmen crawled and carried one another through the pouring rain, and as their tan and green uniforms got covered with mud, the service members looked like the joint fighting force that they are.
  • US air advisors pioneer new DOD training in Zambia

    Eight members of the 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron traveled to Lusaka, Zambia, to take part in a first of its kind Department of State training event, March 21.
  • Eagle Flag exercise brings services together

    Hosted by the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Eagle Flag is used to evaluate mobility operations and expeditionary combat support.
  • Extending combat airpower to all corners of the globe

    Airmen with the Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Extender Aircraft Maintenance Unit here waste no time when answering the call to defend the nation -- even with little to no notice.
  • President Obama expresses gratitude to troops, civilians during visit to joint base

    United States of America President Barack Obama visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to express his gratitude to service members and Department of Defense civilians for their service to their country during a meet and greet event Dec. 15.
  • Wounded warrior adopts four-legged partner, friend

    From the moment Staff Sgt. Brian Williams arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to begin his recovery, he had only one request. Carly. Williams was deployed from the 87th Security Forces Squadron when he sustained serious injuries after an roadside bomb detonated while he was on a mission April 25, 2012, outside Kandahar Airfield
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