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  • New commander takes lead of AF Reserve air mobility wing

    Colonel Giordano McMullen assumes command of the 514th Air Mobility Wing from Col. James L. Kerr in a ceremony here Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. The presiding officer will be Maj. Gen. James T. Rubeor, commander of 22nd Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga.Colonel McMullen is no stranger to commanding a wing. From April to October 2007, he served as the
  • Bikers get ready to pedal...Reserve HRDC seeks MS bike-a-thon participants

    Calling all cyclists from beginners to experienced. The 514th Air Mobility Wing Human Resource Development Council is forming a team to participate in the annual Bike MS: City to Shore bike-a-thon in support of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Starting Sep. 25, the bike-a-thon is a two day, 150-mile tour beginning and ending in Cherry Hill,
  • Cross-command communication fuels local Haiti relief efforts

    Within 12 hours notice, two Northeast Tanker Task Force KC-10s were wheels up at Joint Base MacGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and headed for the Langley runway Jan. 22 to escort and refuel cargo planes headed for Haiti soil.Cross-command communication between Air Mobility Command and Air Combat Command led to the distribution of port communication
  • Resourceful Reserve nurse helps save a life in Haiti

    Col. Paulette Schank knew she had to do something. Two and a half month old Frantz Andy Saintus was gasping for breath, in need of immediate care in order to survive. He survived a devastating earthquake in Haiti and Colonel Schank would not allow breathing complications to take his life.In her civilian life, the colonel is a nurse anesthetist and
  • Tie breaker: Dover/McGuire All-Stars hockey teams face off in charity match

    With a record tied of one win a piece, the Dover and McGuire All-Stars Hockey teams are set to compete on ice Mar 28 at 2 p.m., at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia for the third consecutive year. The teams from Dover Air Force Base and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst compete annually for a charity fundraiser match that supports military
  • Reserve wing recognizes annual award winners

    Winners of the 514th Air Mobility Wing Annual Awards were announced at Saturday's banquet held here at 6 p.m., at the Community Center. Sixty-nine Reserve members competed for the yearly title in one of the following categories: Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior noncommissioned officer, company grade officer, first sergeant and Outstanding
  • McGuire Airmen provide earthquake relief

    Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst launched the first of several C-17 Globemaster IIIs mid-afternoon Thursday in support of relief operations following a massive earthquake in Haiti.The 21 passengers and six crew members represented four wings assigned to JB MDL signifying the symbiotic relationships between varying units in both active and Reserve
  • Seminar addresses particulars of Reserve Retirement

    There are several key decisions involved with retiring from the Air Force Reserve that can significantly impact an Airman's long-term quality-of-life.To help educate and prepare retiring reservists, the 514th Force Support Squadron's Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a Joint Reserve and Guard retirement benefit seminar at the Timmermann
  • Joint Base MDL Airmen know meaning of service

    Twelve deployments in a 13-year timeframe is a lot for any military member, but for one Reservist from New Jersey it's not about the numbers, it's about helping the families; and he's not alone.Master Sgt. Jerome Ferguson, a member of the 514th Airlift Wing Services Flight is on his 12th rotation to the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operation Center