Law Enforcement Desk Relocated
The 87th Security Forces Squadron law enforcement desk is now located at the new Emergency Control Center, located at 2301 Vandenberg Ave. For all emergencies call 911. All non-emergencies, call 754-6001.
Lakehurst Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony
The Lakehurst Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony is scheduled from 4-5 p.m. Dec. 4, 2013, in front of the Joint Base Headquarters, located at 150 Berry Road on Lakehurst. Pre-lighting music will be provided. Santa will arrive on a fire engine at approximately 4:20 p.m. to greet children and take photos. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available. Call (732) 323-2405 for more information.
174th Infantry Brigade Change of Command
The 174th Infantry Brigade is scheduled to host a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. Dec. 6, 2013, at the Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR 64), located at 3370 Wonnacott Road. Call 562-6553 for more information.
Free Holiday Concert
The 87th Air Base Wing is set to host a free holiday concert starring country star Jason Michael Carroll from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 6, 2013, at the Base Theater, located at 2909 Tuskegee Airmen Ave. Call 754-5327 for more information.
Motivational Speaking Engagement
The 87th Air Base Wing is set to host a Motivational Speaking Engagement from 2-3 p.m. Dec. 6, 2013, at the Timmermann Center, located at 5441 Pennsylvania Ave. Guest speaker is Randy Brown, Mayor of Evesham Township, N.J. and Baltimore Ravens kicking coach. The event is free to all Department of Defense ID cardholders.
Passport Photo Service
The Joint Base Photo Lab will provide passport photo service from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7, 2013, at 3011 Tuskegee Drive. The service is being offered to the Army/Air National Guard and Reserve personnel. Call 754-3581 for more information.
Palace Chase and Palace Front Briefings
The joint base recruiter for the Air Force Reserves is set to host two briefings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 11, 2013, at the Kish Airman Leadership School Auditorium, located at 2411 McGuire Blvd. The Palace Front allows service members the opportunity to seamlessly transfer directly from active duty without a break in service. Call (302) 387-9334 for more information.
Joint base gate closure
Several of the joint base gates will be closed to perform Preventative Maintenance on the wedge barriers and crash beams. Below is the schedule with minimal affect to base traffic.
Dec. 17, 2013
Checkpoint 2 (Browns Mills)
Outbound Lanes: 8:15 to 9 a.m.
Inbound Lanes: 9 to 9:15 a.m.
Checkpoint 3 (Pemberton)
Outbound Lanes: 12:45 to 1:30 p.m.
Inbound Lanes: 1:30 to 1:45 p.m.
Dec. 18, 2013
Checkpoint 1 (Wrightstown)
Outbound Lanes: 8:15 to 9 a.m.
Inbound Lanes: 9 to 9:15 a.m.
Checkpoint 7 (Route 68)
Outbound Lanes: 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
Inbound Lanes: 1:45 to 2:15 p.m.
Dec. 23, 2013 for Checkpoint 1 & 3
Dec. 24, 2013 for Checkpoint 1 & 7
American Red Cross Blood Drive
The American Red Cross is set to host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 17-18, 2013, at Tommy B's Community Activities Center, located at 2705 East Arnold Ave. Visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation. Once you click on this link, type "McGuire" in the "Enter Sponsor Code" box, and you will be able to select an appointment. Call 754-9573 for more information or to make an appointment.
St. Barbara's Ball
The 72nd Field Artillery Brigade is set to host the St. Barbara's Ball from 6-11 p.m. Jan. 10, 2014, at Tommy B's Community Activities Center, located at 2705 East Arnold Ave. Cost is $45 per person. Call 562-6270 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 on McGuire. This event is open to all E-1s through E-4. Free popcorn and beverages will be available. Call 754-2233 for more information.
87th MDG Training Hours
The 87th Medical Group will close for readiness training at noon the first Thursday of each month.
Crafty Birthday Parties
The Arts and Crafts center 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 email@example.com 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.
Children's Story Time will be at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Joint Base Library, located at 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave.
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.
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.