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ID Cards/appointments

DoD ID card appointments are made online by visiting the RAPIDS website at
https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/ . Although most JB MDL ID card offices accept walk-ins we highly encourage everyone to make an appointment to avoid long wait times.

NOTE FOR DEPENDENTS: Sponsors must be present to issue dependent ID cards. If the sponsor cannot be present the dependent must have a DD Form 1172 signed by the sponsor in order to receive an ID card. Information on how to obtain a DD Form 1172 can be found on the RAPIDS website.

Military records

Individual military departments do not maintain files or records for people no longer on active duty.  When an individual is separated from military service, because of retirement, discharge from active duty or death, his or her Field Personnel File (containing all military and health records) is forwarded for storage to the National Personnel Records Center (Military).  The Records Center is under the jurisdiction of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) of the United States Government. For information on how to obtain military records contact the National Personnel Records Center at:

National Personnel Records Center

Military Personnel Records

1 Archives Drive

St. Louis, MO 63138

www.archives.gov/st-louis

(314) 801-0800 (Phone)

(314) 801-9195 (Fax)

MPR.center@nara.gov

Space A Travel (sign up, flight info)

For information on Space A travel from JB MDL visit the JB MDL Passenger Service Terminal website at https://www.jointbasemdl.af.mil/Home/Passenger-Terminal/

The JB MDL Passenger Service Terminal is the sole agency responsible for Space A travel requests. Please do not send Space A travel requests to the Public Affairs office. Due to high message volume, Public Affairs cannot forward Space A travel requests.

Employment/internships

The Air Force Personnel Center here developed a new Air Force civilian employment Web site to educate potential applicants and the general public about available civilian jobs, the eligibility and application process, and information on finding job opportunities in various specialties and career fields. http://www.afciviliancareers.com/index.php

 

The Air Force offers civilian career opportunities in many diverse fields, to include: civil engineering, communications and information, contracting, financial management, history and museums, intelligence, science and engineering and logistics (maintenance, transportation and supply).

 

If you are interested in an Air Force civilian career, the information here will help prepare you for the application process. To apply for a civilian job with the Air Force, use the USAJOBS Website.

http://www.usajobs.gov/

 

Looking for employment opportunities at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst?

Sign up for job availability e-mail alerts at the USA Jobs web site.  USA Jobs will e-mail when Joint Base MDL positions are posted.  Just follow these simple instructions:

1. From the USA Jobs homepage click on the second tab "My USAJOBS"

2. Log in, or if this is your first time, create a new account then log in 3. Click on "My Job Search Agents" on your account homepage 4. Click on "Create New Agent"

5. Personalize your specific search criteria. This specifies which job openings you will receive email notifications about. Be advised of the importance of your search criteria selections. Keep in mind that you can create 10 different "Agents" to monitor the job pool and send you email. You may choose to create certain "Agents" to look for more specific jobs, and others that are more encompassing.

6. Create a name for your Agent in the "Agent Title" block. For example you may title one Agent "All of NJ" then create another and title it "McGuire, NJ Jobs."

7. Click on "Save Agent"

8. Created Agents can be viewed, edited, or deleted from the "My Job Search Agents" on your account homepage.

 

Commissary/Exchange privileges for vets

The primary mission of the Exchange is to provide authorized patrons with quality merchandise and services of necessity and convenience at uniformly low prices.

 

You shopping at the Exchange facilities benefits the military community through contributions to the Army and Air Force MWR funds and goes to pay for things such as golf courses, community activities, bowling alleys, and swimming pools etc.

 

If you have any questions about the services/vending or concessions, stop by and talk with the manager about it, or contact the Exchange Services office at (609) 723-6904.

 

Call for employment opportunities at (609) 723-6004, or visit the web page.

The Exchange Manager can be reached at (609) 723-6100.

 

Authorized commissary patrons as defined by Department of Defense Instruction 1330.17, DOD Commissary Program, include active duty, Guard and Reserve members, military retirees, Medal of Honor recipients, 100 percent disabled veterans, and their authorized family members.

 

Discount tickets for amusement parks, attractions

For information on discount tickets for amusement parks or other attractions please contact the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office:

ITT McGuire-Dix – (609) 562-4208 or (609) 562-6667

ITT Lakehurst – (732) 323-1362 or (732) 323-4565

Legal assistance

The Joint Base Legal Office offers a variety of legal services for service members and their dependents. For more information visit the JB MDL Legal Office webpage at https://www.jointbasemdl.af.mil/Home/JB-MDL-Legal-Office/

Individual base tours

JB MDL does not offer individual tours. Group tours are available from March to October. Group sizes are limited to a minimum of 20 and maximum of 40 people. The minimum age range is eight years old.  You can submit a tour request form online at https://www.jointbasemdl.af.mil/Portals/47/documents/tour%20request%20form.pdf?ver=2017-06-06-144826-693. All tours are subject to approval and schedules are subject to change or cancellation due to mission requirements.

Noise Complaints

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst makes every effort to be a courteous neighbor to the JBDML community and its surrounding townships. Noise complaints are taken by the Joint Base Public Affairs office which can be reached at (609) 754-2104 during duty hours 730 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon-Fri. When placing a noise complaint, if possible, please include the time of the incident, number of aircraft involved, direction of flying, location of incident and a description of the aircraft (color, marking, engine location, size, flying pattern etc.)

Environmental concerns

Please review JB MDL’s environmental policy here

For concerns, please contact Electro/Environmental services at (609) 754- 4419

Additionally, the Safety Office provides reporting, investigation, follow-up and analysis of mishaps, incidents, deficiencies and hazards. The safety office can be contacted during normal business hours or a member of the safety staff can be reached anytime through the command post.

 

McGuire-(609) 754-7233

Lakehurst (732) 323-2525

 

Commander’s Action Line

The Commander's Action Program gives all service members, retirees, families and community members a direct link to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst commander. The Action Program can be used to express constructive points of view on the policies and procedures of the joint base; discuss safety and security issues; and address problems, concerns, or suggestions after traditional methods have been exhausted.

 

 

Action line queries may be submitted through this site by going to this link be sure to select the Commander's Action Line when choosing the recipient.

 

 

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

The Freedom of Information Act generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from public disclosure by one of nine exemptions <http://www.foia.af.mil/exemptions/index.asp> , or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.

 

The principles of government openness and accountability underlying the FOIA are inherent in the democratic ideal: "The basic purpose of the FOIA is to ensure an informed citizenry, vital to the functioning of a democratic society, needed to check against corruption and to hold the governors accountable to the governed."

 

For more information, visit JB MDL’s FOIA site here

 

Mailing Address:

87 CS/SCOK (FOIA)

1901 E3rd Street

McGuire AFB, NJ 08641

 

Physical Location:

2320 Radin Road

Room 101

(609) 754-3445

DSN 650-3445

 

Phone:

(609) 754-3445

 

Fax requests to:

(609) 754-6540

 

E-mail:

87cs.foia@mcguire.af.mil <mailto:87cs.foia@us.af.mil>

 

Inclement weather info

For the most up-to-date information on JB MDL Reporting Status and road conditions, visit the JB MDL Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/jbmdl> page or call the Joint Base Information Lines at the numbers below.

 

Emergencies - 911                                      

Joint Base Public Affairs- (609) 754-2104             

Joint Base Informational Lines                

McGuire/Dix- (609) 754-BASE (2273)       

Lakehurst- (732) 323-SNOW (7669)         

Joint Base Law Enforcement Desk- (609) 754-6001          

United Communities Damage Reporting Line- (609) 724-0500    

Balfour Beatty Damage Reporting Line- (732) 408-1651 

Joint Base Fire Department - (609) 754-2451