United Communities Farmers Market
The United Communities Farmers Market is now open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June12 through Sept. 25, 2014, at Patriot Park, located at the corner of North Bolling and West Castle Drive.
87th LRS/IPEE Closure
The 87th Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Protective Equipment Element will be closed Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. starting Aug. 8, 2014, at 3101 Vandenberg Ave. for training. Call 754-2288 for more information.
Effective Leadership Promotes Prevention
The 87th Medical Group is set to host the Annual Commander and Enlisted Leader Training 2014, Effective Leadership Promotes Prevention from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, 2014, at the Timmermann Center, located at 5441 Eighth Ave. The following topics will be discussed: Command Directed Evaluations, Drug Testing Program, Family Advocacy Program, After Hours Protocol and Mortuary Affairs. Call 754-9324 for more information.
High Holiday Service
The M'Kor Shalom of Cherry Hill located at 850 Evesham Road, N.J. is hosting High Holiday Services for all Jewish servicemembers and family. Available service are Rosh Hashanah Sept. 24 through 25, 2014 and Yom Kippur October 4. Visit mkorshalom.org or call 754-5111 for more information.
Theater of War: Soldiers and Citizens Tour
The Army Support Activity-Dix Army Substance Abuse Program is set to host the Theater of War: Soldiers and Citizens Tour dramatic readings of scenes from Sophocles AJAX from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25, 2014, at the Timmermann Center, located at 5441 Eighth St. The story is an ancient Greek tragedy about the suicide of a great respected warrior and discusses the visible and invisible wounds of war. American film, television and stage actor Zach Grenier and television actress Erica Newhouse will provide the readings. Admission is free and seating is limited. Call 562-4011 for more information.
Fall Motorcycle Mentorship Ride
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Safety Office is set to host the Fall Motorcycle Mentorship Ride from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26, 2014, at the base exchange parking lot, located on Broidy Road. The event is open to all joint base riders and a TCLOCS and safety brief will be conducted. Riders will travel along the Delaware River and through the Worthington State Forest with a lunch stop at Jumboland, Branchville, N.J. Preregistration is required. Rain date is Oct. 3, 2014. Call 754-6949 or (732) 323-2525 to register or for more information.
ASA Retiree Appreciation Day
Army Support Activity-Dix is set to host their Annual Retiree Appreciation Day starting 9 a.m. Sept. 27, 2014, at the Timmermann Center, located at 5441 Pennsylvania Ave. The event is designed to educate and inform retired military personnel on the available federal, state and local agencies resources, benefits, programs and services. Call 562-2458 for more information.
Amnesty Ammunition Day at Fort Dix
The Fort Dix Ammunition Supply Point will be hosting an Amnesty Ammunition Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30, 2014, at the Fort Dix ASP, located at 8531 Hanover Road. Individuals can turn in ammunition and explosives under a no question asked format. Most items returned under the amnesty program guidelines consist of small arms ammunition and pyrotechnic devices. Call 562-3850 for more information or for assistance handling unknown munitions or explosives.
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst public affairs is scheduled to host a training session for Community Outreach Volunteer Experience from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 30, 2014, at Tommy B's Community Activities Center in the Liberty Room, located at 2705 East Arnold Ave. COVE is a program designed to integrate joint base service members and civilians with members of the local community. The instruction begins with a training course followed by a JB MDL windshield tour. Volunteers will serve as speakers tour guides and community event participants. Registration closes September 24 and seating availability is limited. Visit https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=210843&k=006042017F54 to register for training or call 754-2104 for more information.
World Military Wrestling
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is to host the World Military Wrestling Championship Internal Military Sports Council Oct. 2 through 7, 2014, at the Griffith Field House, located at 6053 Millville Ave. Event is open do all Department of Defense ID card holders and highlights championship military wrestlers from around the world, to include 24 different countries. Call 562-4888 for more information.
239th U.S. Navy Anniversary Ball
The 239th New Jersey Navy Birthday Ball is scheduled from 6 p.m. to midnight Oct. 10, 2014, at Caesar's Palace, located at 2100 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City. Ticket prices are: E7 and above-$75; E6-$50; E5-$30; E4-$20 E-3 and below-$10; Civilians/Guest-$60. Dress attire is: 04 and above - Mess Dress; 03 and below - Dress Blues with medals; formal wear for civilians. Call (732) 866-2048 for more information.
Operation Cookie Drive
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst spouses are set to sponsor Operation Cookie Drive from 7-11 a.m. Dec. 11, 2014. Cookies can be dropped off at the Dix Chapel Annex (packaging center), 5240 New Jersey Ave.; McGuire Chapel, 2503 E. Arnold Ave.; The United Communities Office, 3700A Circle Drive; or Military and Family Support Center at 488-2 Walsh Drive on Lakehurst. The goal is to collect cookies to distribute to dorm residents and troops mobilizing and demobilizing at JB MDL during the holidays. Call 754-5675 or email email@example.com for more information.
87th ABW/JA Paralegal Recruiting
The 87th Air Base Wing Judge Advocate office is seeking motivated enlisted service members interest in crosstraining into the paralegal career field. Call 754-8012 or 4160 for more information.
ASA-Dix Claims Office
The U.S. Army Support Activity-Dix Claims Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at 5165 Maryland Ave. The claims office processes Army tort, personnel and affirmative claims for New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Call 562-3848 or 2395 for more information.
Diamond Time at the DFAC
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst First Sergeants are set to host "Diamond Time" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month, in the Halverson Dining Facility, located at 2635 Tuskegee Airmen Ave. This is a great time to sit down and meet with different First Sergeants for friendly conversation over lunch.
87th LRS/IPEE New Hours
The new hours for the issuance of chemical gear, individual body armor and weapons pick-up at the 87th Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Protective Equipment Element are 8 a.m. to noon, at 3101 Vandenberg Ave. Call 754-2288 for more information.
SFS Report and Analysis relocation
The 87th Security Forces Squadron Reports and Analysis Section has temporary relocated to 2215 West Arnold Ave., Room 48, for police reports or records. Call 754-2800 or 562-3734/4260 for more information.
Need a will or power of attorney
The 87th Air Base Wing Judge Advocate Office is offering legal assistance for service members in need of a power of attorney or will. Interested service members should visit https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil and complete the appropriate legal worksheet. Completed worksheets generate a ticket number required for scheduling an appointment. Call 754-2010 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
915th Contingency Contracting Battalion
The 915th Contingency Contracting Battalion is seeking officers, captain through major, any branch and sergeant (promotable) through sergeant 1st class, any military occupational specialty, interested in a career change. Immediate vacancies and opportunities are available. Visit www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/13-205 or asc.army.mil/web/career-development/military-nco/usar-reclassification-program for more information.
JB MDL Spouses' Club Thrift Shop
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Spouses' Club Thrift Shop is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and the first Saturday of the month, located at 2508 Can Do Way. The thrift shop accepts gently used donations. Call 754-2368 for more information.
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Thrift Store
The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Thrift Store is open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday 1-5 p.m. at 158 Berry Road. The sales income received from thrift shops is returned to the Sailors, Marines and their families in the form of emergency financial relief services. Donations after hours may be placed in the donation locker located by the front door. Opportunities are available for volunteers to sort merchandise, arrange displays and work as cashiers. Call (732) 323-2362 or visit for more information.
JB MDL Swap Site
Joint base mission partners with excess supply items or in need of office items can now log in to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Swap site at www.milsuite.mil/books/group/jbmdl-swap for re-distribution of supplies. Visit the milsuite.mil website or call 754-4686 for more information.
87th LRS Customer Service and Equipment Accountability Service
Individuals with inquiries regarding supply customer service, stock control and overpricing program assistance should call 754-3306/1381. Walk-in hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1757 West Arnold Ave., Room 166. Call 754-5154/4454 for supply parts issue requests/aircraft parts store requests. Call 754-2678/4010 for the equipment accountability office and custodian's assistance. Visit www.drms.dla.mil for DRMO procedures.
Neighborhood Community Watch Meetings
The joint base community is set to hold a meeting for the neighborhood community watch program from 7 to 8 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month in Falcons Court North. The meeting is intended to inform community members on how they can help protect the community by taking part in neighborhood watches and patrols. Call 723-6563 for more information.
Firehouse Movie Night
A movie night is scheduled for 8 p.m. every second Friday of the month at The Airmen's Firehouse, located at 2502 East Arnold Ave. This event is open to all E-1s through E-4. Free popcorn and beverages will be available. Call 754-2233 for more information.
Crafty Birthday Parties
The Arts and Crafts Center, located at 6039 Philadelphia St. offers a chance for community members to host birthday parties at the center. Parties include two hours of party room use and one craft project with an instructor and all materials. Choose from a ceramic painting or plush animals parties. Call 562-5691 for more information.
Home School Art Class
The Arts and Crafts Center offers a 10-week mixed media course for ages six and up. Five sessions of pottery and five sessions of fine arts are included. Call 562-5691 for more information.
International Spouses' Group
The International Spouses' Group assists foreign-born spouses with cultural adaptation. The group serves as the first stop, as well as ongoing support, for multicultural families. The group meets the last Friday of each month from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for planned social and educational activities. Call 754-3154 for more information.
Financial Readiness Program
The Financial Readiness Program assists service members and their families in improving personal financial status and their ability to perform as informed consumers. The program focuses on improving credit reliability and reducing debt. Available services include: complaint resolution, individual counseling, training classes, resource library, debt liquidation, budget development and planning. Call 754-3154 for more information.
Education and Training ABCs of College Briefing
An ABCs of College information session is set to be held every third Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. in the Education Center, 3829 School House Road., Falcon Courts North housing area Room 206. The briefing will provide information on how to choose a school and major, determine payment methods, plan for career success, register for upcoming classes and gain information about degree types. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
MPS Passport Appointments
The Military Personnel Section passport office will accept appointments only for official passport processing. Appointments are available from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Call 754-3826 to schedule an appointment. Tourist passports are not available at this location. Visit www.co.burlington.nj.us/pages/pages.aspx?cid=23 for tourist passport locations.
Passport pick-ups will continue to be handled on a walk-in basis during normal MPS customer service hours. As a reminder, customers assigned to the 6th Airlift Squadron, 621st Contingency Response Wing, 21st Expeditionary Mobility Task Force and the U.S. Army have separate passport agents in their units who are able to service their passport/Visa needs. Call 754-1592 for more information.
The 87th Force Support Squadron is set to host a Library Storytime from10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Librar-e & Resource Commons, located at 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave. A different story will be read each week and more for children ages 1 through 6. Call 754-2079 for more information.
Tuskegee Airmen Meetings
The Hannibal M. "Killer" Cox chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Incorporation is set to host its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Firehouse Club on McGuire. Visit www.tuskegeeairmen.org for more information.
History Tours at Lakehurst
The Navy Lakehurst Historical Society offers tours of historic Hangar One and the Hindenburg crash site at 10 a.m. every Wednesday and every second and fourth Saturday of the month. Call (732) 818-7520 for more information.
Family Advocacy Program
The Family Advocacy Program invites you to attend classes designed to build community health and resiliency in support of the family, community, and mission readiness. Classes include Anger/Stress Management Class, How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk/Jerkette, Parenting Class, Daddy Boot Camp, Relationship Enhancement Programs, Sweethearts Seminars, and more. Call us at (609) 754-9680 (West Side) or (732) 323-5330 (East Side) to inquire about the schedules and to pre-register.
New Parents Support Program (NPSP)
The Family Advocacy Program's NPSP offers various classes including Baby Basics, Childbirth Preparation, Pregnancy 101, You and Me Plus Baby Equals 3, Child Safety, Breastfeeding, Sign with your Baby, and more. Aside from these classes, hospital tours, home visits, and one-on-one education are also provided for military families expecting a child or with a child under age three. Let us be a part of this enjoyable part of your life - parenthood. Call us at (609) 754-9680 (West Side) or (732) 323-5330 (East Side) to inquire about the schedules and to pre-register.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting
The Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is set to be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Range Control Headquarters on Dix. Alcoholics Anonymous is a 12-step support group whose only requirement is the desire to stop drinking. This meeting is an open meeting available to anyone who wants or needs to better understand alcoholism and its effects. There are no dues or fees, only the desire to live a life free from alcohol. Call 562-4011 for more information.