Virtual SkillBridge Briefing

FSS Education and Training Center Bldg. 3829 School House Road, Falcon Courts North Housing, NJ

Hosted by 87FSS Education and Training Center, Bldg. 3829 School House Road, JBMDL McGuire, 2-3pm. A required briefing open to all separating/retiring Air Force members who wish to participate in SkillBridge. It provides step-by-step instructions for the SkillBridge process. Email 87educationcenter@us.af.mil for the Zoom link. Registration not required. 609.754.5346.

Give Yourself the Gifts of Fitness

Hosted by 87FSS Fitness & Sports. Fitness Center McGuire, Griffith Field House and Fitness Center Lakehurst will host daily "small-bite" fitness challenges and random prize giveaways throughout the month of December. Squadron/Unit award for highest participation throughout the month. 609.754.6085 / 609.562.4888 / 732.323.7266

TA Briefing – 8:30am

FSS Education and Training Center Bldg. 3829 School House Road, Falcon Courts North Housing, NJ

Presented by 87FSS Education and Training Section, Bldg. 3829 School House Road, JBMDL McGuire, 8:30 to 9:30am. Initial/Follow-Up TA briefing, members requiring Initial TA Briefing will also need to complete an interest survey and discuss results with an Education Specialist prior to receiving credit for the Initial TA briefing. Links to various interest surveys will be provided at the briefing Continue Reading

Civilian Resume Writing Workshop

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Hosted by Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, JBMDL McGuire, 9 to 12pm. This class is a great first step to making your civilian resume the best it can be.  Workshop instructs on topics such as: Basics of Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing and the Job Search. Pre-registration required:  https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ For further information, call the Military & Family Support Continue Reading

Teen Stuff-A-Bus

Presented by 87FSS Youth Programs, 1- 17 December 2021, 10am to 4pm daily. Join us in stuffing our bus with toys for those less fortunate. Bring in new toys or clothing to ‘stuff’ our 87 FSS buses. Donations will be given to charitable families in need for the holidays. Non- perishable food items or new unwrapped toys will be presented Continue Reading

Spouse Employment 101 (Evening)

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). The military may throw a monkey wrench in best-laid plans, but your career doesn't have to be one of them. This class will show you the different job routes you can take, along with teaching the basics of resume writing, the job search and what agencies are hiring on and near Continue Reading

GI Bill 101

FSS Education and Training Center Bldg. 3829 School House Road, Falcon Courts North Housing, NJ

Presented by 87FSS Education and Training Section, Bldg. 3829 School House Road, JBMDL McGuire, 9 to 10am. This briefing helps you understand GI Bill benefits and answer common questions like: What's the difference between the MGIB and the Post 9/11 GI Bill? How do I convert from one to the other? How can I transfer the benefit to family members? Continue Reading

Leaving the Dorm

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). Consolidated information on moving out of the dorm. Includes budgeting, government housing info, United Communities, legal and much more. 9:00am-11:00am, Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire. Pre-registration is required, https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/. For further information, call the Military and Family Support Center at McGuire 609.754.3154 or Lakehurst 732.323.1248.

Thrift Savings Plan Vesting

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 9 to 10am. Questions on TSP or BRS; mandatory for Airman who have reached two years-time-in-service and meet My Vector requirement. Pre-registration is required, http://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ . 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

Hearts Apart the S’more the Merrier

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Hosted by Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, JBMDL McGuire, 5:30 to 7:30pm. Join us for a make and take craft night to deck the MFSC halls and your halls at home! Make a special ornament to display on our deployment tree! Dress in layers as we will be playing indoor games and have an outdoor lounge area Continue Reading

Transition “TAP” Curriculum (McGuire)

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Rd, JBMDL McGuire, 7:45am to 4:30pm. TAP Curriculum gives the foundation for service members and their families to be better prepared to transition from military to civilian life. Curriculum consists of day 1: VA Benefits & Services, day 2: Managing Your Transition, Military Occupation Crosswalk, Personal Financial Readiness and Unemployment, day Continue Reading

JB MDL Newcomers’ Orientation

Base Theater 2909 Tuskegee Airmen Avenue, NJ

Presented by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). Newly arrived military personnel, spouses and civilians from all branches of service are encouraged to attend this orientation. The Orientation provides an overview of the installation, support agencies and community services. Be sure to stop by the Information Fair (held in conjunction with Newcomers' Orientation) for an opportunity to speak face-to face with Continue Reading

TA Briefing (Evening)

FSS Education and Training Center Bldg. 3829 School House Road, Falcon Courts North Housing, NJ

Presented by 87FSS Education and Training Section, Bldg. 3829 School House Road, JBMDL McGuire, 6:30 to 7:30pm. Initial/Follow-Up TA briefing, members requiring Initial TA Briefing will also need to complete an interest survey and discuss results with an Education Specialist prior to receiving credit for the Initial TA briefing.  Links to various interest surveys will be provided at the briefing Continue Reading

Volunteer Orientation and Training

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). Are you interested in volunteering? This training is intended for those who wish to volunteer at various agencies and organizations recognized by JBMDL. Participants will receive information on how to register as a volunteer, track service hours, incorporate this information into a resume and how to receive recognition during our Annual Volunteer Continue Reading

Virtual EFMP-Enrolled in EFMP…What now?

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 10 to 11am. Learn what being EFMP and Q-coded mean for you, your career and your family.  Please join your Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) team and meet face-to-face with representatives from EFMP-Assignments, EFMP-Medical, EFMP-Family Support, School Liaison, Project 360 and Respite Care.  The purpose of this workshop is to educate members and Continue Reading

Annual Army VS. Navy Flag Football Game

FSS Fitness Center JB MDL McGuire Bldg. 2504 POW/MIA Blvd., NJ

Hosted by 87FSS Fitness & Sports. Game held on the McGuire Flag Football field adjacent to the FSS Fitness Center McGuire BeaverFit Pavilion. Start time is 5:05pm. Get your team together and run the field to victory in this classic flag football contest. Pre-registration required by calling 609.562.4888.

Virtual Promotion

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 1 to 2pm. Promoted and extra money; need tips on your newfound wealth? Mandatory class for E-2 to E-5 and O-2 to O-4 and will meet My Vector requirement. Pre-registration is required, http://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

Evening EFMP Holiday Party: Candy Cane Lane

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Hosted at Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, JBMDL McGuire, 5-7pm. Exceptional Family Member Programs (EFMP) families are invited to join the MFSC, EFMP Family Support and Community Partners to take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane. EFMP Families will enjoy games, activities, hot cocoa, food, cookies, giveaways, goodie bags, and TONS of candy canes! Space is limited. Continue Reading

Holiday Paint and Sip

FSS Arts and Crafts Center Bldg. 6039 Philadelphia St., NJ

Hosted by 87FSS Arts & Crafts Center, bldg. 6039 Philadelphia St., JBMDL Dix, 5 to 7pm. Invite all your friends to a fun night of step-by-step painting instruction while enjoying a cocktail or two. You will leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and perhaps a newfound talent you’d like to explore further. Pick up art supplies in advance at 87FSS Arts Continue Reading

Cross Country Golf Tournament

FSS Pine Ridge Golf Course Bldg. 33 Berry Rd., NJ

Hosted by FSS Golf Program, Pine Ridge Golf Course. Check-in by 8:30am; start-time 9:00am. The Cross Country Tournament is a scramble: 1st tee to 2 green / 3rd tee to 4th green / 5th tee to 6th green / 7th tee to 8th green / go around twice. Entry fee is $40 for AGF; $55 all others per player. Includes Continue Reading

Treat for Troops

Hosted by 87FSS Youth Programs, 1279 Locust Street, JBMDL Dix and 3830 E. Scott St, Falcon Courts North, JBMDL McGuire, 11am to 2pm. Come join us for free treats for our Troops! Open to all military serving the JB MDL area. 609.562.5061 / 609.754.5437.

Holiday Family Bingo and Movie Matinee

FSS Flight Deck Community Center Bldg. 484 Lansdowne Road, NJ

Hosted by FSS Flight Deck Community Center, Bldg. 484 Lansdowne Road, JBMDL Lakehurst. Open to DoD ID holders, doors open 1:30pm; event starts 2pm. Join us for Holiday Family Bingo at the Flight Deck! Cards of 4 game boards will be sold for $5 each – children of any age, and parents can participate in 6 rounds of Bingo games. Continue Reading

Sponsorship 101

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by FSS Military & Family Support Center (MFSC). Looking to pay it forward and enhance the relocation process for newly assigned members and families to JB MDL? This workshop is just for you! Attendees will receive access to Electronic Sponsorship Packets along with instructions and support on Sponsorship and monitoring of the Sponsorship Program. eSAT training is required for Continue Reading

Leaving the Dorm

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). Consolidated information on moving out of the dorm. Includes budgeting, government housing info, United Communities, legal and much more. 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire. Pre-registration is required, https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/. For further information, call the Military and Family Support Center at McGuire 609.754.3154 or Lakehurst 732.323.1248.

Virtual Evening Newcomers Orientation

Hosted by Military & Family Support Center, 6 to 7:30pm (links provided to base CSS offices). An overview of the installation, support agencies and community services. Limited to shift workers, spouses and GSU members – CSS personnel determines members' eligibility. No pre-registration required. 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

Smooth Move

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military & Family Support Center (MFSC). Relocating is no easy task, your MFSC is here to ensure you have a “Smooth Move” to your next destination! This workshop will assist you with organizing your “To Do” list and provides an overview of helpful relocation resources to ensure a stress-free and well-planned permanent change of station. Spouses are Continue Reading

Bundles for Babies/Birth of First Child

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, JBMDL McGuire, 9 to 11am. Expectant parents to be; budgeting for Baby, Child/Youth Programs, FAP New Parent Support Program and MFLC. All branches welcome!  Qualified attendees will receive a "Baby Bundle Gift.” Workshop also meets Birth of First Child My Vector touchpoint. Pre-registration is required, http://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

Federal Resume Writing Workshop

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). A must if you are planning on seeking a Federal Position. Topics include: Setting up your USAJOBS Account, Navigating USAJOBS and Application/Resume Musts. Attendees will receive the Kathryn Troutman’s “10 Steps to a Federal Job” book to take home. Pre-registration required. 9:00am-12 noon, Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire. For Continue Reading

Winter Reading Program

FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Avenue, NJ

Presented by FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons. December 15 – February 15, 2022 Stay warm this season with some good books! Open to all DoD ID holders. Read to earn great prizes throughout the winter season. Read & log 10 books throughout the winter season for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Registration Required. Sign up and Continue Reading

Virtual Prepare for Reintegration

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 11am to 12pm. Your family member is coming home! Let’s chat about the emotional & physical changes as families start the readjustment process. Is this your first time experiencing a deployment/remote tour? Have you experienced more than a few deployments/remote tours? This workshop provides tips and resources on how to flourish during reintegration. Continue Reading

TA Briefing (Afternoon)

FSS Education and Training Center Bldg. 3829 School House Road, Falcon Courts North Housing, NJ

Presented by 87FSS Education and Training Section, Bldg. 3829 School House Road, JBMDL McGuire, 1:30 to 2:30pm. Initial/Follow-Up TA briefing, members requiring Initial TA Briefing will also need to complete an interest survey and discuss results with an Education Specialist prior to receiving credit for the Initial TA briefing. Links to various interest surveys will be provided at the briefing Continue Reading

Tinsel Trot Holiday 1.5-mile Fun Run/Walk

FSS Griffith Field House Gym Bldg. 6053 8th St. & Millville Rd., NJ

Hosted by 87FSS Fitness & Sports, Griffith Fieldhouse, Infantry Park / Griffith Field House, JBMDL Dix. Race-day registration begins at 3:30pm; Race start 4pm. Grab your favorite holiday hat and/or ugly sweater and showcase your holiday spirit! Decorate strollers, dress up your kids, get that Holiday Spirit on! 609.562.4888.

Civilian Resume Writing Workshop (Evening)

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military & Family Support Center (MFSC). This class is a great first step to making your civilian resume the best it can be. Workshop instructs on topics such as Basics of Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing and the Job Search. 6:00pm-9:00pm at Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire. Pre-registration required. For further information, call the Military & Continue Reading

Unit Voting Assistance Officer (UVAO) Training

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Hosted by Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, JBMDL McGuire, 10 to 11am. This training will discuss the UVAOs FVAP.GOV certificates and portal login. UVAOs will receive instructions on the latest AFI, how to track metrics and mandatory touchpoints. A follow-up question and answer session will take place. Open to all branches. 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

EFMP Connections

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire, 11am to 12pm. Come out and join your EFMP Family Support Team and fellow EFMP families to make connections and gather support! Get all of your questions answered, meet other EFMP Families, and find out about resources available to you and your family. “Connections” will be Continue Reading

Group Pre-separation Counseling

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by the Military and Family Support Center (MFSC). All separating or retiring or MEB Service Members must attend this MANDATORY workshop to meet transition requirements. Prerequisite: Individual Initial Counseling required. Pre-registration required. Spouses are encouraged to attend. 1:00pm-4:30pm, Bldg. 3435 Broidy Rd., JB MDL McGuire. For further information contact the Military and Family Support Center at McGuire 609.754.3154 or Continue Reading

Virtual Permanent Change of Station

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 2 to 3pm. Promoted and extra money; need tips on your newfound wealth? Mandatory class for E-2 to E-5 and O-2 to O-4 and will meet My Vector requirement. Pre-registration is required, http://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

Kids Bowl with Santa

FSS Bowling Center @ Bldg. 489 Saniuk Rd. Bldg. 489 Saniuk Road, NJ

Presented by FSS Bowling Center Lakehurst, bldg. 489 Saniuk Rd., 1 to 3pm. Parents can bring their children 12 years and younger to bowl with Santa. Each child receives a gift. Refreshments served (cookies, candy canes and juice). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $1 per game per person, $.75 shoe rental. 732.323.2027.

TSP-Uniform Services

MFSC @ Bldg 3435 Broidy Road Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road

Presented by Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, JBMDL McGuire, 9 to 10am. Overview of TSP; rules governing enrollment/participation; contributions, Investment funds and options and TSP components and features. Pre-registration is required, https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ . 609.754.3154 or 732.323.1248.

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