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Army Reserve celebrates 100 years of Camp Dix
July 19, 2017
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general for the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick McKie, Army Support Activity, Fort Dix command sergeant major, cut the cake July 18 during the Dix Centennial celebration at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.  Camp Dix provided key support to the Army and the nation from its inception in 1917 until its re-designation as “Fort Dix” in 1939.  On Oct. 1, 2009, Fort Dix transformed into the United States Army Support Activity, Fort Dix and became part of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.  More than 42,000 active-duty and reserve-component service members, civilian employees and family members work and reside on the base.

New Jersey remembers 100th anniversary of Camp Dix, World War I
April 6, 2017
Col. Martin F. Klein, deputy commander of JBMDL and commander of Army Support Activity, Fort Dix, joins New Jersey Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno and Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, adjutant general of New Jersey, to commemorate the 100th anniversaries of the creation of Camp Dix and America’s entry into World War I during a centennial commemoration April 6 at the Trenton War Memorial in New Jersey. The event was hosted by the New Jersey Historical Commission to honor the contributions of the nearly 140,000 New Jerseyans who served during the First World War, many of whom attended basic combat training at the newly formed Camp Dix.

Army Reserve commanding general shares vision with senior leaders
July 18, 2016
Lieutenant General Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command (left), is greeted by Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command (right), upon his arrival July 14 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. As USARC’s commanding general, Luckey leads a community-based force of more than 200,000 Soldiers and Civilians with a "footprint" that includes 50 states, five territories, and more than 30 countries. The Army Reserve is a critical force provider of trained and ready units and Soldiers providing full spectrum capabilities essential for the Army to fight and win wars and respond to homeland emergencies on behalf of the American people.