Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

A training exercise with the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: An Inside Look At Training For Troops Who Respond To Tri-State Area Bomb Threats

The thought of a bomb going off in the New York City area is terrifying, but emergency calls about possible bombs happen every week.

05/06/2015

President Barack Obama addresses troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Obama Thanks Troops In New Jersey Ahead Of Holidays

Obama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by visiting U.S. troops at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The base has been a launching point for deployments to Afghanistan.

12/15/2014

US Marines from 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo company take positions at new Mirage patrol base, Musa Qala District, Helmand province, Afghanistan - Feb 6, 2011 - Photo: DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images

N.J. Military Drills May Involve Loud Explosions

Residents and drivers in the area of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey may hear some loud explosions throughout the weekend.

03/09/2013

Fort Dix Army Base (credit: CBS 2)

Air Force Airman And Partner Unite In Civil Union Ceremony At N.J. Military Base

Dozens of friends and family members attended the event for Tech. Sgt. Erwynn Umali and Will Behrens. It was presided over by Kay Reeb, a Navy chaplain with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

06/24/2012