Eight New Jersey Army National Guard officers recently completed Combined Arms Services Staff School (CAS3) at Fort Dix. CAS3 is part of the required officer education system and prepares officers for field grade assignments. Pictured are (front row, l-r): Capt. Bryant Albert, 3-112th Field Artillery, Capt. David Melendez, 2-102 Armor and Capt. Millie Morales, 50th Main Support Battalion. Back row (l-r): Maj. John Tumino, Joint Forces Headquarters-New Jersey, Capt. Todd Martin, 1-114th Infantry, Capt. Michael LaPoint, 1-150th General Support Aviation Battalion and Capt. Andrew Lazarchick, 250th Forward Support Battalion. Not pictured: Capt. Jan Burgess, 2-113th Infantry. Photo courtesy of Capt. Michael LaPoint, 1-150th General Support Aviation Battalion.
Thirteen 177th Fighter Wing NCOs graduated from the Satellite Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Dec. 21 after completing four months of study at home and two-weeks at McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base in Tennessee. Front row (l-r): Technical Sargeants; Mark Olsen, Jeffrey Stevenson, Daniel Mitchell (Distinguished Graduate), Jose Gonzalez and Edgar Newell. Back row (l-r): Tech. Sgt. Dennis Siciliano, Staff Sgt. Michael Jones, Technical Sargeants; Frederick Kisby, Richard Burkhart (Class Leader), Michael Chaney, Joseph Zane, William Ericksen (Distinguished Graduate) and Frank Beck. Photo by Master Sgt. Mike Francis, 177FW Security Forces Squadron.
Fifteen members of the 108th Refueling Wing graduated from the Satellite Non-Commissioned Officer Academy at McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base in Tennessee Dec. 21. Front row, bottom to top: Technical Sergeants; Richard Saccone, James Massano, Rosemary Huntbey, Thomas O'Rourke, James Beihl, Mark Ramos, Steven Johnson, and William Barnes. Back row, bottom to top: Technical Sergeants: Felix Zamot, Elizabeth Nixon, Barbara White, Keith Sentak, George McDowell, Francis Unterkoefler, and Joseph Hammell. Photo by Master Sgt. Ray Knox, 108ARW Visual Information Center.