Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL) is the nation’s only tri-service joint base. Active Duty, Reserve and Guard Servicemembers from the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Coast Guard ensure total force integration by training, supporting and sustaining installation and global contingency operations. Together, we are uniquely capable of projecting air, land and sea power in support of our nation’s defense.
The 87th Force Support Squadron (87FSS) is your MWR for JB MDL. The 87FSS offers over 90 customer-focused activities and programs that aim to enhance the quality of life among JB MDL’s diversified community. The 87FSS maintains the “Pride in Our Service” motto in an effort to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction. The squadron’s core units that are unified under this motto include the Operations Flight, Community Flight, Force Development Flight, Family Flight, Manpower and Personnel Flight, Resource Management Flight and the Sustainment Flight. Please read below for more details about services and programs offered by 87FSS. Welcome aboard!
You won’t be disappointed with the way two housing communities that take care of the JB MDL members.
If you are stationed/living near JB MDL McGuire and Dix side, please check the United Communities: http://www.mcguiredixuc.com/
If you are stationed/living near JB MDL Lakehurst side, please check the Balfour Beatty Communities: http://www.lakehursthomes.com/
Visit the Military and Family Support Center (M&FSC) Career Center where you will find a collection of all career-related classes, special events, links, and local job postings. To access the career center, you can click on the Career Center banner on the right-hand side of GoMDL.com at any time or, click here to learn more.
Please click here for upcoming orientation dates, special events, and helpful programs brought to you by Military and Family Support Center at JB MDL.
Newcomers’ Orientation / Spouses’ Newcomers Orientation – held now through October at Military and Family Support Center (M&FSC) Building 3435 on Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire. Pre-registration required to attend, please call 609.754.3154.
Event includes a Meet & Greet with light breakfast from 9:00am to 10:00am, and an interactive guided bus tour of several JB MDL facilities from 10:00am to 12:00pm, provided by JB MDL Public Affairs Office. *Due to time constraints, we won’t be able to tour every facility on JB MDL.
Free Child Care is available upon request. Call the Child & Youth Central Registration Office at 609.754.3259 / 3098 no later than Wednesday before the date of the Orientation to register for free child care.
Pre-registration required to attend. Call 609.754.3154.
Child and Youth Programs provide a comprehensive selection of quality child care, resources, support, and structured, out-of-school recreational activities for children and youth 4 weeks to 18 years of age. We believe that quality programming must meet the needs of all children and youth in our community. To get started on learning about child care at JB MDL, please click here.
The 87FSS I.T.T. Offices work together to provide the base community with discounted tickets for amusement parks and events like Disney on Ice, Monster Truck Show, sporting and special events throughout the year along with regularly scheduled trips to points of interest, Broadway show trips, maps, brochures and travel information. For more information, please click here.
With a focus on fitness and wellness, the 87FSS Fitness Centers serves the joint base community with a variety of programs and fitness activities in a state-of-the-art facilities. To learn more, please click here.
Pudgy’s is your place for lunch, dinner, appetizers, drinks, snacks, entertainment and a great place to meet with friends and neighbors. Pudgy’s is also available for private functions with advance reservations and for catering. Become a club member and take advantage of Free Member Breakfasts, special discounts and much more! For more information about Pudgy’s Sports Pub, please click here.
The Librar-e and Resource Commons strive to provide essential information and resources to support the mission of Air Force, Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. The libraries support Professional and voluntary education on base and offer library facilities and services to enhance the quality of life for all authorized users. For more information, please click here.
Open 7 days a week, Outdoor Recreation (ODR) on Doughboy Loop offers many unique opportunities to the JB MDL community. Customers can rent a pavilion for unit organizational days, BBQ’s or family picnics. Passing through the area with a R.V.? Why not stay at Willow Pond Family R.V. Campground. ODR also manages a tent campground. For more information, please click here.
The 87FSS Arts and Crafts Center offers a multitude of recreational and educational opportunities for both children and adults. For more information, please click here.
JB MDL is host to three golf courses at JB MDL McGuire, Dix and Lakehurst respectively. For more information, please click here.
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