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  • Train New, Work Smart

    Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is home to a variety of teams, all with different missions. One such team is the Infinity Spark Innovation Lab, a center for service members to explore ideas, gain resources and support to improve their work centers and career fields. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Devin Bable, 305th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron integrated communications navigation system craftsman, worked with the Innovation Lab to realize one of his concepts; to bring technology to the forefront of training, and to give Airmen more confidence operating mission essential systems.
  • MWD retires at age 9

    Earlier this year, the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst K-9 team retired one of their military working dogs, Kira, during a barbecue after six years of service.Whelped in Feb. 2011, the 9-year-old deployed several times along with multiple U.S. Secret Service missions during her six years stationed at Joint Base MDL. Kira worked as a duel MWD with
  • Expanding the Mission

    Nearly 50 years ago, astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins made the journey back from the moon onboard Apollo 11. The men passed into Earth’s atmosphere and made a splash landing in the Pacific Ocean. This was the end of the astronauts’ journey, but it was only the beginning for rescue and recovery teams. Detachment 3, of the 45th Operations Group, is responsible for coordinating astronaut rescue and recovery support for our nation’s human space flight programs. This unique mission requires careful planning and coordination between NASA, the Department of Defense and other supporting agencies.
  • Air Force, USFWS partner to protect natural, cultural resources

    Air Force natural and cultural resources are now safer, thanks to a new conservation law enforcement partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. AFCEC and USFWS formed a joint Conservation Law Enforcement Partnership, or CLEP, this fall, placing six CLEOs across five Air Force installations. These officers are responsible for preserving Air Force natural and cultural resources, as well as protecting those who participate in base recreation activities.
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