JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST

A little boy's dream to become a golden star

Story by Amn Ariel Owings on 05/08/2018 The smells of festival food fill the air as he climbs over enormous static aircraft displays. Pausing in his exploration, Landon, a 4-year-old New Jersey boy, looks up and sees them; plummeting from the sky as trails of smoke follow behind them creating
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Olmsted Foundation selects five Airmen for scholarships

Story by Kat Bailey on 03/26/2018 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas The Air Force has selected five officers for the award of a 2019 Olmsted Foundation scholarship, sponsored by the George and Carol Olmsted Foundation. The Olmsted Foundation offers outstanding young military leaders the opportunity to become fluent in a
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Joint Base MDL conducts mobility exercise

Story by A1C Zachary Martyn on 03/14/2018 Airmen from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst participated in an annual mobility exercise here from Feb. 28 to March 10 in order to hone their skillsets in a simulated deployed environment. The exercise was conducted at JB MDL and enabled the 87th Air Base Wing,
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Breaking through the glass ceiling

Story by MSgt Matt Hecht on 03/12/2018 New Jersey Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 3 Kristina Sofchak, a Black Hawk helicopter maintenance test pilot with Det. 2 , C Company, 1-171st Aviation Regiment, loved to talk to her mother about career paths. "I would say, I want to be
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Army Reserve officer reflects on MLK's inspiration

Story by SSG Shawn Morris on 01/12/2018 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, Maj. LaKisha Hale reflected on the inspiration she has taken from King throughout her life and career. "I'm from Columbus, Ohio, and every year they hold the largest sit-down breakfast celebrating
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Army Reserve supports Military History Detachment training

Story by SSG Shawn Morris on 12/20/2017 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. The U.S. Army Center of Military History recently conducted Military History Detachment training here with support from the 83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center. "What a MHD does is go downrange once they get mobilized to collect operational
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