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  • Freedom Wing's new chaplain hails from Poland

    The Freedom Wing’s award-winning chaplain corps has welcomed a new addition—Captain Michal Falgowski. The chaplain’s journey to the 514th Air Mobility Wing started back in 2009 when he made the decision to move to the United States from his native Poland. 

  • Don’t Fear the Wave

    The 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has the latest guidelines from both the Department of Defense and Centers for Disease Control, June 5, 2022.

  • Midway: The 80th Anniversary of the Turning Point in the Pacific

    By the end of the battle the Japanese had lost over 3,000 men, hundreds of aircraft, four aircraft carriers, and one cruiser. The U.S. lost the Yorktown, the Hammann, 144 aircraft, and 362 men. Midway, however, was more than just a stat sheet. It was a turning point in the Pacific campaign. The

  • Seventh KC-46A Pegasus Delivery to Joint Base MDL

    A KC-46A Pegasus arrives onto Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., May 20, 2022. The arrival of the KC-46 on Joint Base MDL reinforces the role of the installation in enabling global reach. The 305th and 514th Air Mobility Wings operate and maintain the aircraft with installation support from the

  • 12 steps to grilling safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The grilling season upon us. Next time you fire it up, consider the following guidance to avoid making your summer-grilling experience memorable for all the wrong reasons:1. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to maximize the safe operation of its

  • Joint Base MDL Opens Doors for DOD STARBASE

    On May 5, 2022, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst welcomed its first class of fifth grade students from Fort Dix Elementary School to its new Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration (STARBASE) program.STARBASE is a Department of Defense funded youth program

  • Changing the Game: 80th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea

    On May 4-8, 1942, the United States Navy, with an Australian contingent, engaged the Japanese Navy in the Coral Sea off the coast of New Guinea, near Port Moresby.  The battle would be a tactical victory for the Japanese, but in the long run proved to be a Pyrrhic victory.  The U.S. Navy did

  • Bitter Sweet Retirement: Tail Number 79-0433

    On April 26, 2022, one of the Air Force’s most reliable birds spread its wings for the final time.  After nearly 42 years of service, KC-10A Extender Tail Number 79-0433 flew out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and headed for retirement.  From its beginnings in California as a test