October 26, 2023
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ — Joint Base McGuire-DIX-Lakehurst has issued the ALL CLEAR signal, signifying the resumption of normal operations at the base. Although no further details are currently available, interested parties are encouraged to follow the base’s social media accounts for any updates on the situation.
In a recent update, Joint Base McGuire-DIX-Lakehurst officially declared that the LOCKDOWN CONDITION has been lifted, confirming the safety of all members associated with the base. The authorities extend their gratitude for the unwavering support received from the public throughout this ordeal.
Earlier today, a distressing message was published on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Facebook page, revealing the presence of an active shooter in Building 5321. Regrettably, no additional information has been disclosed at this time. Individuals seeking further insights into this incident are urged to refer to the official Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst communication channels.
A MESSAGE POSTED TO FACEBOOK ACCOUNT by the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst administration reiterated the urgency of the situation, emphasizing the immediate implementation of a LOCKDOWN. All personnel were instructed to remain in their designated areas until further notice, while those currently outdoors were directed to seek shelter promptly.
Attached to this article is a file photo, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force and captured by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster, which serves as a visual reminder of the significance of this event and the gravity of the situation unfolding at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
We will continue to monitor this developing story and provide updates as soon as they become available.