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  • JB MDL members attend White House Easter Egg Roll

    It's not every day you get to play on the White House lawn. This sentiment was echoed by many of the 50 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst members to join close to 30,000 people April 5 on the South Lawn of the White House for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. A tradition dating back to 1861, the Easter Egg Roll gives children the opportunity
  • VA hosts Women's History Month observance

    In observance of National Women's History Month, female members of the 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, here, were welcomed to the Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System East Orange Campus on Mar. 31.Maj. Ameila de Asa-Weiland, a 514th AES flight nurse, here, is the Women Veteran's Health Care Program Manager
  • Reserve APS plays integral role in Haiti relief

    One month after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti on Jan. 12, members of the 35th and 88th Aerial Port Squadrons, 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., arrived to aid with relief efforts.Living on meals-ready-to-eat and residing in tents, nine volunteers from the Reserve APS are part of the 24th Air
  • McGuire All-Stars win hockey match tiebreaker over Dover, 8-6

    The Dover Air Force Base All-Stars fell to New Jersey's McGuire Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst All-Stars in a close 6-8 ice hockey match in Philadelphia's Wachovia Center March 28. Taking to the ice in the same arena that hosts the National Hockey League's Philadelphia Flyers, both teams faced off in what proved to be a heated battle for this
  • Reservists mobilized to support Afghanistan troop surge

    More than 100 Reservists of the 514th Air Mobility Wing will be mobilized in early April to support the ongoing troop surge to Afghanistan.The surge, which began in December, will add 30,000 American servicemembers to the 70,000 that are already engaged in Operation Enduring Freedom.The mobilized Reservists - most who serve in aircraft maintenance
  • Commander stresses mission readiness at first commander’s call

    The new commander of the 514th Air Mobility Wing held his first commander's call at the Timmerman Center here March 7, 2010.Colonel Giordano McMullen, who assumed command Feb. 21, described his vision, goals and leadership model to approximately 500 Reserve Airmen.The commander's leadership model centers on the idea that effective mission readiness
  • Maintainers showcase skills in AMT competition

    For the past two weeks five aircraft maintenance technicians assembled from active duty and Reserve units here, have worked to hone their skill in preparation for the AMTSociety Maintenance Skills Competition held March 15-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. The competition is designed to showcase the professionalism, knowledge
  • New squadron to develop cadre of mobility veterans

    Major military operations, such as Operation Iraqi Freedom and Unified Response in Haiti, place huge demands on Air Force mobility aircraft and personnel. Troops must be transported, cargo must be delivered, casualties must be evacuated and aircraft require airborne refueling. To help manage these multifaceted demands in the midst of ongoing