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Lakehurst,

borough (1990 pop. 3,078), Ocean co., E central N.J.; inc. 1921. It is important as the site of Lakehurst Maxfield Field, formerly Lakehurst Naval Air Station (est. 1921). The Shenandoah (1923) was the first airship to use the station, and transatlantic airships made it their U.S. terminal from 1924. The burning of the Hindenburg, which took 36 lives, occurred there (May 6, 1937) as the hydrogen-filled German zeppelin was being moored. The field is now part of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-LakehurstJoint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst,
U.S. military base, central N.J., SE of Trenton; est. 1917 as Camp Dix and named for U.S. statesman John A. Dix. In 1939 it was made a permanent garrison and renamed Fort Dix.
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"The teams at Lakehurst and Patuxent River, Maryland, did a fantastic job in finding a solution to a fleet problem quickly," said Kathleen P.
She is survived by her son, Ron Walulak and his wife Cindy of Lakehurst, NJ; two sisters-in-law: Sophie Walulak of Three Rivers, MA and Anna Walulak of Pueblo, CO; 4 grandchildren: Lianne, Jared, Dara and Brianna, also 6 nieces, 6 nephews and 11 great grandchildren.
Footage of New York City (just sixty miles from Lakehurst and where most of the pre-flight partying took place) reminds us that the flight took off in the heyday of the roaring twenties, the jazz age, and prohibition.
"We've learned a lot and our technical capabilities have expanded immensely since the original JBD testing for the F/A-18 about ten years ago," said Kathy Donnelly, senior executive for aircraft launch, recovery and support equipment engineering at Lakehurst. "We're able to bring in a lot more rigor to the F-35C testing so the fleet will be well prepared for its introduction."
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst houses military facilities such as Naval Air Engineering Station Fort Dix and Lakehurst and McGuire Air Force Base.
base in Lakehurst, in the state of New Jersey, early morning on Monday,
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In central New Jersey, Fort Dix combined with Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst and McGuire Air Force Base to form Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Parts delivered by these contracts had to be re-inspected by NAVAIR Lakehurst quality-assurance personnel.
Which airship caught fire and crashed at Lakehurst, New Jersey, in May 1937?
Four news cameras were on the spot too, covering the arrival of the airship's landing at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey.
The naval air station in Lakehurst, New Jersey, grew from a gas warfare proving ground in WWI to the focal point of lighter-than-air operations in the US.

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