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  • Air show memories

    My first air show was at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in 1967.
  • 514th SFS Airman recognized for outstanding service

    Master Sgt. Miriam Carpio-Hospedales, 514th Security Forces Squadron, was inducted to into the New York Veterans' Hall of Honor during a ceremony at the Lynbrook, N.Y., Knights of Columbus November 3, for her dedication and service to the country. The annual ceremony, hosted by New York State Assemblyman Brian Curran, recognizes local veterans who
  • Finding Strength in Fear

    “Being vulnerable, having fear, worrying about changing your humanity…it’s all human.” “We react to fear based off how our vulnerability is threatened,” said Jaclyn Urmey, Director of Psychological Health at the 514th Air Mobility Wing, during her class, “Fear and Resilience.”The class is part of Urmey’s “Stoic Warrior” workshop series, which
  • Overcoming adversity: Work, will and belief

    Senior Airman Jenna M. Miller, 514th Force Support Squadron services apprentice, with the 514th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., mentors her peers with a personal story of success. Miller overcame adversity through intense physical training and proper nutrition in order to achieve her dream of becoming a Reserve Citizen
  • November Promotions

    These Airmen were recently promoted:  Airman 1st ClassNaiquan Favors Daniels, 514 AMDSNikita Harper, 514 AESBetsy Vega, 35 APS Senior AirmanSergio Correa, 35 APSRobert Curry, 514 AMDSAndres Garcia, 514 AMXSJuan Merced, 514 MXSAlec McCrea, 514 CESDemetri Ramdath, 514 CESGiuseppe Santillo, 514 CES Staff SergeantDaniel Bretscher, 514 OSSErica Funke,
  • You Can’t Outrun Your Fork

    Holiday weight gain is real, says research from Cornell University.  What’s worse is that it can take more than five months to lose the extra pounds you can put on between Halloween and New Year’s.Exercise is important for optimal health. It can help you burn fat and gain muscle, and you don’t even have to go to a gym.  Resistance training helps,
  • Chief Master Sgt. Lu retires

    A retirement ceremony was held for U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Allan Lu, chief, Aerospace Medicine, 514th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 13, 2018. Lu enlisted in the Air Force in 1989 and served as an information management specialist with the 436th Organizational
  • The heart of leadership

    What are the important qualities that define a leader? Are leaders simply people belonging to the highest social stature or rank? Often times the thought of a leader will elicit ideas of someone who is naturally charismatic and able to influence those around them. While these characteristics may in fact be present in a leader, it can lead one to
  • 621st CRW responds with seamless air mobility command and control operations

    For the first time, Airmen from the 321st, 514th and 621st Air Mobility Operations Squadrons provided temporary remote Command and Control functions for the Hurricane Michael relief effort. This total force team stood up an Air Mobility Division for the 601st Air Operations Center during its re-location from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., after Hurricane Michael destroyed their facilities.
  • Prepare early for retirement

    It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement. This is common advice in many different occupations and our occupation of arms is no different.Mark Miller, financial counselor with the Military and Family Support Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., provided a financial lunch and learn where he explained different avenues for