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  • Westover hosts AFRC process improvement event

    Representatives from across Air Force Reserve Command recently held a rapid improvement event, here, June 10 through 14.The event aimed to pinpoint potential process improvements for current Logistics Readiness Officer (LRO), or 21R, training requirements. The overall project is an AFRC A4 human capital strategy, with the objective of creating an
  • Spec Ops in the Freedom Wing

    Maj. Daniel Toocheck is an optometrist assigned to the 514th Aerospace Medicine Squadron with the 514th Air Mobility Wing located in Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Since he’s been a Reserve Citizen Airman, he has supported multiple Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) medical missions. IRTs are joint-training missions that increase deployment readiness while providing key services (health care, construction, transportation, and cybersecurity) while making a difference in American communities. Toocheck has performed seven medical IRTs in the last eight years to communities across the U.S.
  • The 514th AMW Showcase C-17 in Dulles Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display

    The Smithsonian hosted the Innovation in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, June 15, 2019. The event included displays of various helicopters, vintage cars, and military and civilian aircraft. The largest aircraft present was a C-17 Globemaster III crewed by Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 514th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 732nd Airlift Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing.
  • Operation Bright Future gives educators glimpse of the Reserve

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from several squadrons with the 514th Air Mobility Wing collaborated to host Operation Bright Future at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 8, 2019.  Operation Bright Future is an event in which educators from the local area were invited to fly with the 514th AMW in an effort to help them understand the
  • June Promotions

     These Reserve Citizen Airmen were recently promoted  Airman Nicole Graves, 714 AMXS Jordanne Harris, 514 CES Ygor Mendonca, 514 AMXS Justin Rodriguez, 714 AMXS   Airman 1st Class Alexandra McLean, 514 AMXS   Senior Airman Angela Antinozzi, 514 FSS Frank Giacoio, 714 AMXS James Guambana, 514 CES Eric Holmes, 714 AMXS Thomas John Joy II, 35
  • 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.