Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Trenton, NJ 08641, USA


JBMDL Overview

Joint Base Mcguire-Dix-Lakehurst, also known as JBMDL, was established as Part 146 of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission which directed the Department of Defense to realign 26 separate installations into 12 Joint Base Installations. Legislation for our installation, dictated the realignment of ‘Fort Dix N.J. and Naval Engineering

JBMDL History

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, locally called JB MDL, was formed as the result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. On Oct. 1, 2009, former Fort Dix, Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst and McGuire Air Force Base were combined to create JBMDL. The oldest portion of the installation began a

Arriving at JBMDL

Arrival by Air The two main airports near JB MDL are Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Newark International Airport (EWR). If you are flying into Philadelphia, ground transportation is available through Rapid Rover and the New Jersey Transit bus line. For Rapid Rover service, call (856) 428-1500 or (609)

Getting Settled

Joint Base Public Website The official website of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is the ­community’s main source of useful information. Consistently updated, it acts as your one-stop-shop for news, photos, current events, unit ­information and helpful links. Facebook If bad weather is approaching, an exercise is kicking off or

Emergency Management

If you are in immediate danger during a shooting incident, ESCAPE from the scene or HIDE OUT. During your ESCAPE, plan your route, leave your belongings behind and exit with your hands visible. This will help Security Forces personnel in identifying you as a non-threat. As soon as possible

Joint Base Key Information

Reveille Reveille will sound at 6 a.m. and will be immediately followed by “To the Colors.” At the first note of Reveille, all military personnel in uniform will immediately face the flag and stand at parade rest (if flag is not in view, face the source of music). Whe

Installation Support Functions

(609) 754-HOPE The Chapel Program at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst proudly stands ready to meet the religious and spiritual needs of the service ­members and their families with the five chapels throughout the base. Chaplains are assigned to cover every unit on the joint base. A chaplain is alway

Activities and Services

Dix (609) 562-6895 6054 Doughboy Loop The Dix Bowling Center has 24 lanes with COSMIC Bowling, a great sound system and laser lights. The center also has a pro-shop, snack bar and may be reserved for private functions. The center also has a party room to host birthday parties. Hour

Mission Partners

The 75th Infantry Division was active from 1952 to 1957 as a combat division of the U.S. Army Organized Reserves. The division was reactivated in 1993 as the 75th Battle Command Training Division in the Army Reserve. The 75th BCTD is separated into five battle command training brigades. The

Out and About

JB MDL, located in south central New Jersey, is perfectly situated for experiencing the northeast. In less than two hours one can gamble at the casinos of Atlantic City, relive the birth of America in Philadelphia, watch the latest Broadway musical in New York or catch some rays o



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Saving lives at 40,000 feet

Story by MSgt Mark Olsen on 08/29/2017 Charge Medical Technician (CMT) Staff Sgt. Jillian H. Moran kneels over severely injured Staff Sgt. Ana Nichols in the cramped space of a KC-135R Stratotanker over the Caribbean Sea. Moran, a recent nursing graduate of the College of New Jersey, examines Nichols who

Revitalized Army Reserve Center provides readiness platform

Story by SSG Shawn Morris on 08/14/2017 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. The U.S. Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 13 for the Staff Sgt. Jonah E. Kelley Army Reserve Center here. "If you'd been in the facility prior to the renovations, you remember the way
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