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Dressing for Cold Weather
Nature's Hazard's Hypothermia (Greg Chadwick, Air Force Materiel Command Health and Wellness Team)
Dec. 12, 2018 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Hypothermia is defined as abnormally low body temperature

Sailors, Navy civilians donate more than 200 toys to Head Start children
Navy civilians and Sailors from the Lakehurst side of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst donated more than 200 toys to local Head Start children as part of the 43rd annual Navy Lakehurst Giving Tree. Here, Santa and his elves visit the Manchester, New Jersey Head Start location. (Photo courtesy of O.C.E.A.N., Inc. Head Start)
Dec. 7, 2018 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – For the 43rd year, Sailors and Navy civilians from the

NLHS unveils A-4 Skyhawk display
U.S. Navy Capt. Muhammad Khan, Naval Support Activity-Lakehurst commander and Joint Base MDL deputy commander, speaks at the unveiling of a restored A-4 Skyhawk which bears his name at Hangar 1 on Joint Base MDL, New Jersey, Nov. 29, 2018. Khan briefly flew the A-4 and said he was honored to have the aircraft displayed with his name. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Martyn)
Dec. 4, 2018 - Members of the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society and joint base leaders unveiled a newly restored

JB MDL takes first step toward KC-46 with construction groundbreaking
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst leadership and state representatives conduct the first dig during a military groundbreaking ceremony on Joint Base MDL, New Jersey, Dec. 3, 2018. The first dig represents the start of construction of the two-bay hangar that will hold the new KC-46 Pegasus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Blair)
Dec. 3, 2018 - Service members and local civic leaders gathered to attend the KC-46 Pegasus hangar construction

Leaders serve Thanksgiving meal to service members
U.S. Air Force Col. Neil Richardson, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and 87th Air Base Wing commander, hands a plate of food to a community member during Thanksgiving dinner on Joint Base MDL, New Jersey, Nov. 22, 2018. Richardson and his family served food to military members at the event before returning to their house for dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)
Nov. 27, 2018 - U.S. Air Force Col. Neil Richardson, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and 87th Air Base Wing
DOD Stories
Artificial Intelligence Can Free Imagery Analysts to Focus More on the Unknown
Analysts with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency spend most of their time analyzing intelligence involving both locations and activities that they are familiar with. AI might allow those analysts to spend more time looking at intelligence involving both unknown locations and unknown activities. DOD illustration by C. Todd Lopez
Dec. 14, 2018 - The director of analysts at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said their time could be better spent observing places other than where everybody is already looking, during a panel discussion in Washington.

Officials Detail Progress on Security Clearance Investigations, Transfer to DOD
Dec. 14, 2018 - Defense Department and Office of Personnel Management officials continue to make progress on the security clearance backlog even as they move forward with merging the National Background Investigations Bureau into DOD.

National Security Advisor Unveils Administration’s Africa Strategy
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis meets with National Security Advisor-designate John Bolton at the Pentagon, March 29, 2018. On Dec. 13, 2018, Bolton unveiled the Trump administration’s new Africa strategy. DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kathryn E. Holm
Dec. 13, 2018 - National Security Advisor John Bolton unveiled the Trump administration’s Africa strategy designed to counter Chinese influence on the continent and push African nations to show some results from the aid they receive from the United States.

DOD Scaling Up Effort to Develop Hypersonics
A Defense Advanced Research Products Agency illustration depicts DARPA’s Falcon Hypersonic Test Vehicle as it emerges from its rocket nose cone and prepares to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere. DARPA has conducted several test flights of the vehicle in recent years. DARPA illustration
Dec. 13, 2018 - The Defense Department is looking to step up its development of hypersonic weapons — missiles that travel more than five times faster than the speed of sound — DOD leaders said at the National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored “Hypersonics Senior Executive Series” in Washington.

Artificial Intelligence Experts Address Getting Capabilities to Warfighters
Lattice Modular Heli-Drone is displayed during a test run of the Lattice Platform Security System at the Red Beach training area, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018. The Lattice Modular Heli-Drone is being tested to demonstrate its capabilities and potential for increasing security. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dylan Chagnon
Dec. 12, 2018 - Two Defense Department artificial-intelligence experts testified on Capitol Hill on DOD’s efforts to transform delivery of capabilities enabled by artificial intelligence to the nation’s warfighters.
JB MDL Features
Military, civilian K-9 teams build partnerships
Senior Airman Joshua Barker, 87th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and his MWD, Teemo, pursue a suspect during a training exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Nov. 16, 2018. Airmen with the 87th SFS partnered with law enforcement from both Trenton and Ewing Township to share working dog training practices and tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Martyn)
Nov. 27, 2018 - The exchange of information and practices between military and civilian law enforcement agencies

First sergeant overcomes pain for Justice
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Humphrey, 87th Air Base Wing Staff Agencies first sergeant, poses with her children, Hayleigh and Kosey Justice.
Oct. 30, 2018 - She opened the door to her office with a broad grin from ear to ear. The braids in her bright blonde

Air Mobility Command takes home Sadler Cup
Senior Airman Anthony Hu, 6th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler and Air Mobility Command team member, performs pushups during the 2018 Air Force Defender Challenge on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018. Hu performed the last exercise of the combat endurance test on the last day of the three-day competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)
Sept. 25, 2018 - Purple haze blocked the team’s view charging toward the white arch that hung over the finish line.

New command chief inspires motivation, positivity
CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT JAMES E. FITCH II
Aug. 13, 2018 -     Driving home for the summer after freshman year of college, a young man of 19 noticed a

Airman completes Army NCO Master Leadership Course
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Valentino Thorne, 87th Logistics Readiness Squadron superintendent of squadron readiness, poses with his Army classmates after a U.S. Army NCO Academy master leadership course graduation on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., July 20, 2018. Thorne took the two-week class as a requirement of promotion to E-7 and graduated as the class leader with an overall 90 percent average. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)
Aug. 6, 2018 - Whether pinned to the collar or tacked onto the sleeves, rank defines each service member. It shows
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