Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Community Relations

Strategic Partners


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Organizations and Associations


NJ Cavalry and Armor Association

It is the continuing objective of The Spur is to foster and preserve the Spirit of the NJ Cavalry and Armor Association, and to promote and enhance the friendships and camaraderie of our members, who are mutually bound by service and devotion to our country.

Bonds of Courage

Bonds of Courage is a non-profit organization honoring the courage and commitment of the brave armed service personnel who serve in the military, wherever they are stationed, wherever they are from, in times of both peace and war.

National Guard Association of NJ

The mission of the NGANJ is to secure the most effective benefits and resources to our members and families so they can provide world-class service in support of our state and nation, to foster and improve relations between the National Guard of New Jersey and the general public, and to promote professional development, friendship, understanding and cooperation among our members.

Enlisted Association of the National Guard of NJ

The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of New Jersey is here to represent you, the Airmen and the Soldier. EANGNJ promotes and maintains adequate national security, and advocates for the status, welfare, and professionalism of the enlisted members of the National Guard of New Jersey.

Warrant Officer's Association

The Vision is to serve as the preeminent professional association supporting Army Warrant Officers in all components and statuses (Regular Army, ARNG and USAR, whether currently serving, former, or retired) and their families.  The mission is to enhance the level of professionalism within all elements of the Cohort and ensure that those within and outside the Association understand and support that professionalism.

Association of the United States Army

The Association of the United States Army is a nonprofit educational and professional development association serving America’s Army and supporters of a strong national defense. AUSA provides a voice for the Army, supports the Soldier, and honors those who have served in order to advance the security of the nation.

National Guard State Family Readiness Council

The National Guard State Family Readiness Council (NGSFRC) was established in 2004 as a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. The National Guard State Family Readiness Council assesses the needs of the New Jersey National Guard families, recommends solutions to meet those needs, and seeks implementation of solutions on a state level.

SGT Nutter Run

The SGT Sam Nutter Organization, INC. (SSNO) is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization administered by the Officer Candidate School of the New Jersey Army National Guard. The SSNO was established in the memory of Sergeant Sam Nutter, and organizes the annual Nutter Run 5K Fundraiser to benefit Army National Guard families in need.

Vietnam Veterans of America

The Vietnam Veterans of America NJ Shore Area Chapter 12 is the state's oldest and largest chapter. VVA’s goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.

Veterans of New Jersey

Veterans of New Jersey is a Facebook group that was started in August 2018 by Air Force Veteran and American Legion Member, Lance Maiden. Veterans of New Jersey helps brings Vets from across the state together to help each other in many ways - locating jobs, starting a new career, starting up a business, moving on with higher education, help with getting VA service connection benefits, providing support and assistance for those in need be it camaradarie or just someone to talk with. Please email Lance Maiden at

Homes For Heroes

Homes for Heroes, Inc. is the largest nationwide network of affiliate real estate, mortgage, and local business specialists; committed to providing easy ways for heroes to save on a home. Shortly after 9/11, Homes for Heroes, Inc. was established to give back to firefighters, EMS, law enforcement, military (active, reserves & veterans), healthcare professionals and teachers for all they do.

Soldier For Life

The Soldier For Life — Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is a centrally funded commanders program that provides transition assistance services to eligible Soldiers. As an Active or Reserve Component Soldier, you have earned valuable services and benefits as a result of your military service. You can take advantage of these benefits if you understand those you're eligible for and how you receive them.

Bridging The Gap

Bridging The Gap for Veterans Inc, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a Veteran Owned Small Business. We are an organization providing Military Career Transition Coaching directly assisting military veterans and spouses by introducing them to Veteran Friendly Employers. Our goal is to create a competitive advantage and preferential hiring treatment after serving our Nation honorably, allowing all veterans a rewarding career path.

Last Updated: 03/18/2020
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