Guardlife - Volume 30, Number 2

Table of Contents

 Guardlife Staff
 TAG's Message
 CSM's Message
 177th Supports OEF
 Combat Veteran to Head NJANG
 'Faithful and Brave' Arrive
 1-114th Deploys to Arrabian Penninsula
 253rd TC Back from Iraq
 Mobilization Page
 News Guard Families Can Use
 Salute the Troops
 NJNG Newsmakers
 Jersey Air Guardsman Wins Services Award
 Photos from Iraq
 Finance Battalion Update
 Family Appreciation Day
 Short Rounds
 NJ Places 17th in NG Marathon
 Army and Air Enlisted Promotions
 In Memoriam

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Family Appreciation Day

Family Appreciation Day will begin following the Youth Camp Closing Ceremony at 10 a.m.

What: Beach Party, Carnival and Musical Performances.

When: August 21.

Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Picnic noon to 5 p.m.

Where: The National Guard Training Center at Sea Girt (see map below for directions).

Who: Active New Jersey National Guard members, NJDMAVA employees, their spouse or significant other and children.

Why: A Great Place To Have Fun.

Highlights of the day are:
ACarnival, Big Top Musical Program, Picnic and Beach Party. The Carnival includes inflated childrens' rides, games, carney snacks, pony rides, clowns, bingo and more. The Big Top Main events program includes live performances of 63rd Army "Big" Band, Doo Wop, Blues, Jazz, Spanish, Rap, Big Band and Country music. There will also be appearances by a USO troupe, Miss America, WWE wrestlers, the New Jersey Devils player Ken Daneyko and the team's mascot. The Beach Party includes volleyball, a sand castle contest and other family activities.

For more information:
Contact your local Family Assistance Center, Family Readiness Group repre-sentitive, or unit.

Things To Bring:
- Your military or
- For quicker entry, get a dashboard pass from your FAC
- Suntan lotion, sun hats
- Lawn chairs or blankets for concerts
and most important...
- An appetite for a good time!

Rain Date: Aug. 22
The rain date announcement will be made through units' chain of command, FRGs and FACs.