Chief of Staff, COL (Ret) Michael B. Smith
1. MEMBERS OF
THE 444TH PUBLIC AFFAIRS DETACHMENT (PAD) AND THE 150TH PERSONNEL
SERVICES BATTALION (PSB) WERE ORDERED TO FEDERAL ACTIVE DUTY.
2. THE 5-117TH
CAVALRY SQUADRON HAVE BEEN ORDERED TO FEDERAL ACTIVE DUTY.
3. CSM VINCENT
BALDASSARI MEMORIAL AND USAA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM (EANGNJ)
4. NEW JERSEY
AIR NATIONAL GUARD AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED.
5. ARMY KNOWLEDGE
ONLINE (AKO) HAS A LINK TO SMARTFORCE, AN ARMY DISTANCE LEARNING
SERVICE, VIETNAM SERVICE, AND MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL PRESENTATION
CEREMONIES ARE SCHEDULED.
7. ARMORY HAPPENINGS
– CHECK TO SEE WHAT’S HAPPENING AT AN ARMORY NEAR
8. DID YOU EVER
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MEMBERS OF THE 444TH PUBLIC AFFAIRS DETACHMENT (PAD) AND THE
150TH PERSONNEL SERVICES BATTALION (PSB) WERE ORDERED TO FEDERAL
ACTIVE DUTY in support of Operation Noble Eagle/Enduring
Freedom for a period of 365 days and will initially be stationed
at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
THE 5-117TH CAVALRY SQUADRON HAVE BEEN ORDERED TO FEDERAL
ACTIVE DUTY this week and will deploy to Fort Drum
on 1-2 February 2003 for training. Their duty assignment is
to provide force protection at both McGuire Air Force Base
and at the Atlantic City Air National Guard Base.
CSM VINCENT BALDASSARI MEMORIAL AND USAA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
PROGRAM (EANGNJ). The Enlisted Association of the
National Guard of New Jersey will sponsor five scholarships
of $1000 each for children of members of the Association and
drilling members of the New Jersey National Guard (Army or
Air) who are also members of the Association. Additionally,
USAA will sponsor one $1000 scholarship for a drilling member.
Applicants must be either a high school senior with scheduled
entrance to a college, university, trade or business school,
or currently be enrolled in same. To receive the award, verification
will be required showing enrollment has commenced or is current.
All awards are sent directly to the recipient. Applicants
must complete the appropriate application in its entirety
with all required and prescribed documents. Previous recipients
are not eligible to reapply. Individuals who previously applied,
but were not selected are encouraged to apply for the 2003
program. The deadline for application submission is 15 April
2003. Mail applications to:
Enlisted Association of the National Guard of New Jersey
ATTN: Scholarship Committee, 101 Eggert Crossing Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2805
ARMY KNOWLEDGE ONLINE (AKO) HAS A LINK TO SMARTFORCE, AN ARMY
DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM. Some of the programs available
are: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. There
are also programs to increase business, leadership, and management
skills. AKO is restricted to uniformed members of the Armed
Forces and Department of the Army civilians. You can register
at the AKO website, www.us.army.mil.
NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED.
¨ SMSgt Roxanne Ryan, 108th ARW, was selected as Air National
Guard Region V Human Resource Advisor of the Year. SMSgt Ryan’s
accomplishments during the Year 2002 were outstanding and
recognized by the selection committee. She will represent
Region V for the National Human Resource Advisor of the Year
Award. It is because of committed Human Resource Advisors
like SMSgt Ryan that our diversity Journey is a success.
¨ MSgt Michael Francis of the 177th Fighter Wing is being
recognized as ANG Satellite NCOA Instructor of the Year. This
award is part of the College for Enlisted Professional Military
Education (CEPME) Fourth Annual Awards program.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, VIETNAM SERVICE, AND MERITORIOUS SERVICE
MEDAL PRESENTATION CEREMONIES ARE SCHEDULED.
4 Feb -- 1000 & 1300 hrs.
Distinguished Service/Meritorious Service Medals Toms River
25 Feb – 1000 & 1300 hrs. Distinguished Service
Medals Toms River Elks Lodge
ARMORY HAPPENINGS – CHECK TO SEE WHAT’S HAPPENING
AT AN ARMORY NEAR YOU.
28 Jan – 2 Feb Tool Show
16 Feb Emcee Sports Cards & Comics Show Bordentown Armory
23 Feb NASCAR Collectibles Show Bordentown Armory
28 Feb Wrestling Atlantic City Armory
4 Mar Tool Show Woodbridge Amory
21-23 Mar Craft Show & SaleHome Design & Landscape
Show Morristown ArmoryWestfield Armory
23 Mar Emcee Sports Cards & Comics Show Bordentown Armory
30 Mar NASCAR Collectibles Show Bordentown Armory
DID YOU EVER WONDER why the English language is so
hard to learn? Here are just a few examples of how confusing
the English language can be.
- They were too close to the
door to close it.
- He could lead if he could
get the lead out.
- The soldier decided to desert
his dessert in the desert.
- The buck does funny things
when the does are present.
- The dump was so full that
it had to refuse the refuse.