Diet and Exercise in the Real World
The 99th Regional Support Command is set to host a 'Diet and Exercise in the Real World' seminar from 2 to 3 p.m. March 12, 2014, at the 99th RSC Battle Assembly Hall, located at 5231 South Scott Plaza. The seminar will be presented by Debra M. Palmer, Master of Education, Ph.D. Call 562-7942 for more information.
15th Annual Security Forces Ruck March
The Air Mobility Commands 436th Security Forces Squadron from Dover Air Force Base, Del. is set to host the 15th Annual Security Forces Ruck March, Commemorating the Korean War Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. The 6.2 mile ruck march begins at 8 a.m. March 15, 2014, at the AMC Museum, located at 1301 Heritage Road. All participants must begin and end the march wearing a 30 pound ruck sack. Preregistration is required. Call (302) 667-2115 to register or for more information.
Sixth Annual JB MDL Information & Technology Expo
The Sixth Annual Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Information & Technology Expo is set from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 19, 2014, at the Tommy B's Community Activities Center, located at 2705 East Arnold Ave. The event offers attendees the opportunity to see the latest in IT and learn how to maximize time and productivity with new workplace technology. Co-hosting the event are the 87th Communications Squadron, Dix Network Enterprise Center, Naval Air Systems Command and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Call 562-2067 for more information.
JB MDL Women's History Month
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Women's History Month Special Observance Committee is set to host a Retreat Ceremony at 5 p.m. March 19, 2014, at the base flag pole on McGuire Boulevard. Participants should arrive at 4:45 p.m. Call 754-3787 for more information.
JB MDL Fourth Annual Trivia Night
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Spouses' Club is set to host the Fourth Annual Trivia Night starting 6 p.m. March 21, 2014, at the Tommy B's Community Center, located at 2705 East Arnold Ave. Table decorations begin at 6 p.m. The cost is $80 per table of eight for advance reservation and $100 per table at the door. Event is open to all JB MDL community members 18 years and older. Call (785) 226-2867 to reserve a table or email email@example.com for more information.
ARC Open House and Blood Drive
The American Red Cross is set to host an open house and blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22, 2014, at the American Red Cross Service Center, located at 6051 Doughboy Loop. Call (609) 209-1187 to make an appointment to donate or for more information.
JB MDL Women's History Month
The 174th Infantry Brigade is set to host a Women's History Month Observance at 10 a.m. March 24, 2014, at the Tommy B's Community Activities Center, located at 2705 East Arnold Ave. Call 562-3033 for more information.
JBMDL Spouses' Club Scholarship Program
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Spouse's Club is set to host its annual scholarship program for JB MDL military dependents in the 2014 high school graduation class, as well as dependents working towards continuing their education. Interested applicants are required to complete the application form, located at jbmdlspouses.org and submit it along with the required documents to the JB MDL Spouse Club Scholarship Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications are due no late than March 25, 2014. The scholarships will be presented at the annual scholarship awards ceremony on May 27, to be used during the 2014-2015 school year. Call (817) 675-0838 for more information.
JB MDL Women's History Month
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Women's History Month Special Observance Committee is set to host a 5K Run/Walk at 7 a.m. March 27, 2014, at the Griffith Field House, located at 6053 Doughboy Loop. Call 754-3393 for more information.
AFIT LOG 299 course
The 305th Maintenance Group is set to host an Air Force Institute of Technology's Logistical 299 Combat Logistics course from 8.a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 7 through 11, 2014, at the Consolidated Maintenance Operation Facility, located at 2209 West Arnold Ave., Room 199. LOG 299, Combat Logistics, is the second of four courses in the Logistics Professional Development Program and is available to Officers (O-1 to O-3), Enlisted (E-5 to E-8), and Civilians (GS-09 to GS-12) from logistics career fields including Logistics Readiness, Log Plans, Material Management, Maintenance, Transportation, Aerial Port, and Contracting. The course is also suited for personnel in Civil Engineering, Force Support, Security, Intelligence, and Operations Planning. Call 754-4618 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.
JB MDL Tax Center
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Tax Center is open for free filing of electronic tax return from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until April 15, 2014, at 2907 Tuskegee Airmen Ave. The tax center service is processing simple refunds and is available by appointment only Monday through Thursday with Walk-in service on Friday for service members E-5 and below and retired members and dependents. Call 754-8106 to make 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 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.
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.