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  • Becoming a Boom Operator Instructor

    On May 31, 2019, a crew of ten Reserve Citizen Airmen, mostly from the 76th Air Refueling Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, and an Airman from the 305th AMW, departed Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on a KC-10 Extender to Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass.
  • Trial All-Systems maintenance program takes off at Joint Base

    The test run of a program that may change the way maintainers do business is currently underway at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Presently, maintainers are trained and qualified to work on only certain components of an aircraft. Positions are broken down into specialties such as hydraulics technicians, or avionics techs, ect. This program,
  • 514th AES train with counterparts to prepare for deployment

    Members of the 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, teamed up with the 914th AES, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, and the 433rd AES, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, May 17-19, to conduct Dissimilar Aircraft Readiness Training to prepare for a future deployment. Members shared their knowledge
  • Maintainers on mid shift

    A near full moon sets over maintainers as they refuel a KC-10 Extender during their mid shift here at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, May 15. Mid-shift maintainers work from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. trouble shooting issues and performing maintenance checks to ensure the base's aircraft are ready to deploy at any given time. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 78th ARS refuels the Blue Angels

    The 78th Air Refueling Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., conducted a coronet mission to provide centerline drogue air refueling for U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels May 8, 2019. A reserve squadron in the U.S. Air Force, the 78th ARS worked with the Blue Angels to demonstrate the excellence required to upkeep global and national security.
  • May Promotions

     These Airmen were recently promoted: Airman 1st Class Megan Collier, 514 FSS Leo Lopez, 514 FSS   Airman Lidiana Lantiguamarquez, 514 AES Taylor Neidlinger, 514 FSS Teani Rojas, 514 FSS   Senior Airman Nina Anstatt, 514 ASTS Jimmy Castillo, 714 AMXS Noah Franklin, 514 SFS Gabriel Godfrey, 514 AES Christina Immerso, 514 CES Sean Malota, 514
  • Fire burns in the heart of these Airmen

    Three Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., split their time between working at the Freedom Wing and at Engine Company 238 of the New York City Fire Department.
  • 5 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 514th graduate CCAF

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are presented with their Community College of the Air Force Associates Degree by Col. Adrian R Byers, 514th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, May 3, 2019.
  • Mindfulness for chronic Pain: Behaviors that reduce discomfort

     According to a 2016 report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults suffer from chronic pain and 8% have high-impact chronic pain. One of the most commom reasons adults seek medical care, chronic pain has been linked to restriction of mobility, dependence on opioids, anxiety and depression, and the
  • Gratitude Changes Everything

    Did you know that practicing gratitude daily has a significant impact on your mental well-being and your physical health?  Gratitude has been scientifically proven to enrich your physical and psychological health, improve your sleep, and increase mental strength. Every positive thought creates a pathway in the brain.  The more you feel gratitude,
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