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McGuire Welcome Center - McGuire  Map
3021 McGuire Blvd
Entry from Wrightstown Cookstown Rd to McGuire Blvd
McGuire AFB, NJ 08641

Phone 609-754-3628 / 609-754-3938
Phone (DSN) 312-650-3628

Mon-Sun 6 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

 

Check-In Procedures

McGuire Air Force Base New Jersey

Travel Planning

Lodging is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, 609-754-3336. Pets are allowed in designated rooms. A one-time non-refundable pet fee and a daily charge will be applied to your account. When making your reservation, you must specify that you are bringing a pet. There is a two pet maximum allowed. Call at least one month in advance to make reservations because those rooms are constantly booked. You can also make arrangements for your pets at one of the local kennels. (Helpful in-processing phone numbers are listed below Lakehurst information). The Budget Inn (609-723-4555) accepts pets for an extra fee. Payment for all official transient facilities (guest house or TDY) is payable upon registration.

Two handicapped units are available upon request (one suite and one guest room.) There are also four TLW apartments. The apartments are equipped with full kitchens, private baths, radio/clock, television, and other amenities. First priority is afforded to TDY travelers.

A continental breakfast is available each morning in the lobby area at no charge.

Reporting Procedures

If you arrive during the duty day (7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday), contact your sponsor and your unit's orderly room to let them know you have arrived. They and/or your unit's first sergeant will assist you in procuring a room. If you arrive after duty hours go to the Lodging Office (All American Inn, Bldg 2786), and they will provide a VAQ/VOQ room for the night or weekend.

When you expend your permissive TDY or personal leave, contact Customer Service/INTRO Manager at the Military Personnel Section, Bldg 2916, 609-754-0513/0353, for information about in-processing. In-processing is conducted through the squadron assigned. Base Newcomers Orientation is conducted twice monthly, Tuesdays at 8 a.m. in the Military and Family support Center (MFSC), 3435 Broidy Road, McGuire.

What to do if you get married en route?

If you get married before you PCS, you must inform your commander and follow the procedures exactly as you are given them. The military will not pay for travel and housing of your spouse if you do not follow proper procedures.

Fort DIX Army Base

Travel Planning

Lodging is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, 609-754-3336. Pets are allowed in designated rooms. A one-time non-refundable pet fee and a daily charge will be applied to your account. When making your reservation, you must specify that you are bringing a pet. There is a two pet maximum allowed. Call at least one month in advance to make reservations because those rooms are constantly booked. You can also make arrangements for your pets at one of the local kennels. (Helpful in-processing phone numbers listed below Lakehurst information). The Budget Inn (609-723-4555) accepts pets for an extra fee. Payment for all official transient facilities (guest house or TDY) is payable upon registration.

Two handicapped units are available upon request (one suite and one guest room.) There are also four TLW apartments. The apartments are equipped with full kitchens, private baths, radio/clock, television, and other amenities. First priority is afforded to TDY travelers.

A continental breakfast is available each morning in the lobby area at no charge.

Reporting Procedures

Upon arrival to Dix, you should report, in uniform, to the Human Resources Military (HRM) office located on the first floor West Wing of Building 5418 on Delaware Avenue, 609-562-3088 or DSN 312-562-3088, for in-processing. To ensure a smooth transition, bring the following documents or forms:

  • Copy of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders
  • Military Personnel File (MPF)
  • Officer - Enlisted Record Brief (ORB/ERB)
  • Enlistment Contracts or Oath of Office
  • DA Form 31 (Request and Authority for Leave)
  • Most Current Evaluation Report or Academic Report (OER, NCOER, or AER)
  • Promotion Orders

Other documents to hand carry

  • Marriage/Divorce Certificates
  • Passports
  • Birth Certificates
  • Household-good inventories
  • Citizenship Certificates

If you arrive during duty hours report to your unit to sign-off leave. Normal procedures are that on the day following arrival, you should report to HRM for in-processing. A Welcome Packet will be given to you at that time to familiarize him/her with on-post availabilities. HRM will generate Casualty Documents, screen ORB/ERB, update MPFs and verify your data on DEERS/RAPIDS. Other actions will be taken in consideration as validation and verification of last evaluation and promotions. After Duty hours you should report to the unit of assignment or the JEOC for further action. JB MDL Newcomers Orientation is conducted twice monthly, Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, NJ 08641. For more information contact the MFSC at 609-754-3154.

What to do if you get married en route?

If you get married prior to your PCS you must inform your commander and follow the procedures exactly as provided. The military will not pay for travel and housing of your spouse if you do not follow proper procedures.

 

LAKEHURST

Travel Planning

We cannot stress the importance on contacting the sponsor enough. Your sponsor was chosen for you by the receiving command to assist you with your concerns prior to travel and en route. Let your sponsor know your cellular phone number and when you will be in town. If you're flying in, plan to come into either Newark International Airport - Newark, NJ or Philadelphia International Airport - Philadelphia, PA.

Reporting Procedures

Personnel reporting during normal hours (7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), Monday - Friday, to activities located aboard the Lakehurst Annex of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, report first to the Navy MILPERS Office in building 150, Room B127. Turn in your orders and records, file necessary travel claims, and pick up a check-in sheet. Your assigned sponsor will be contacted by MILPERS and he/she will arrive to assist you with your check-in.

Personnel reporting after normal working hours (4:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.) to Lakehurst, report to Visitors Quarters in Bldg 481 to have their orders stamped with time/date of arrival. Also, the department to which you are reporting should be contacted to advise them of your arrival at Lakehurst during which time you will be given instruction on when to report to MILPERS to complete your check-in process. This policy also applies to those personnel desiring to report aboard during weekends and holidays.

JB MDL Newcomers Orientation is conducted twice monthly, Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Military and Family Support Center, 3435 Broidy Road, NJ 08641. For more information contact the MFSC at 609-754-3154.

Arrival at Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT)

Personnel (Staff and Students) reporting to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (formally known as NATTC) will report to Hangar 1, second floor, to the Leading Chief Petty Officer; 732-323-7573 from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. After normal working hours, call the CDO at 732-684-9074.

What to do if you Get Married en route?

See your Navy MILPERS Office as soon as you arrive. Contact your sponsor, Lakehurst Family Housing and your receiving Department within the Command as soon as you make your wedding plans. The military will not pay for travel and housing of your spouse if you do not follow proper procedures.

Helpful JB MDL In-Processing Phone Numbers

Airman and Family Support Center (See Military and Family Support Center)  
Army Community Service (See Military and Family Support Center)  
Finance/Military Pay – McGuire (609) 754-6261
Finance/Military Pay - Dix (609) 562-4877
Finance/Military Pay (ADMIN) - Lakehurst (732) 323-4262
Firearms Registration - Dix (609) 562-2560
Fleet and Family Support Center (Military and Family Support Center)Lakehurst (732) 323-1248
Housing - Government Housing Office (GHO ) - Dix - McGuire (609) 754-3662
Housing - Government Housing Office (GHO) - Lakehurst (732) 323-2570
Housing - Unaccompanied Housing Office ( UPH) - Dix (609) 562-4849
Housing - Unaccompanied Housing Office (UPH) - McGuire (609) 754-5498
Housing - Unaccompanied Personnel Housing Office (UPH) - Lakehurst (732) 323-2266
Housing - Government Housing Office (GHO) - Lakehurst (732) 408-1651
Housing - Reserve Component Billeting - Dix (609) 562-2247
ID Cards - Dix (609) 562-2177
ID Cards - McGuire (609) 754-3544
ID Cards - Lakehurst (732) 323-2599
Kennels – Barney’s Kennel – closer to Dix-McGuire (609) 261-0254
Kennels - Chesterfield Kennels – closer to Dix-McGuire (609) 723-5355
Kennels - Golden Grange Kennels – closer to Dix-McGuire (609) 324-3647
Kennels - Gold Rush – closer to Dix-McGuire (609) 723-3058
Kennels - Gradlyn Kennels – closer to Dix-McGuire (609) 723-2933
Kennels – Ramblin’ Acres kennel – closer to Lakehurst (732) 370-8628
Kennels –Canine Camp Pet Resort closer to Lakehurst (732) 886-9663
Loan Closet – McGuire- Dix (609) 754-3154
Loan Closet - Lakehurst (732) 323-1248
Lodging – Dix-McGuire (609) 228-7901
Lodging - Lakehurst (732) 323-2666
Military and Family Support Center (609)-754-3154
School Liaison Officer (609) 754-3154
Shuttle Bus (609) 562-3088
The Attic (free Thrift Store for all ranks) (609) 754-8703
Transportation - Household Goods - Inbound (609) 562-6376
Transportation - Household Goods - Outbound (609) 754-6911
Transportation – Navy Personal Property Office - Lakehurst (609) 754-6911
Veterinary Clinic (located at Dix) (609) 562-6636
Visitors’ Center – Dix (Mon – Fri 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) (609) 562-6604
Visitors’ Center/Welcome Center – McGuire (24/7) (609) 754-3628
Visitors’ Center/Welcome Center - Lakehurst (732) 323-1248
 


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