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  • OCS Class 66 Graduation

    The 66th class of the New Jersey Army National Guard Officer Candidate School graduated August 6, 2023, culminating months of rigorous training designed to push future military leaders to their limits. Eighteen graduates were commissioned as Second Lieutenants and are the newest officers in the New Jersey Army National Guard. See the images at NJNG Flickr.


  • Aviators Rescue Stranded Motorists

    UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter pilots with Detachment 2, C Company, 1-171st General Support Aviation Battalion (MEDEVAC) were part of a five-man crew of ROGUE20 credited with nine rescues after catastrophic flooding in northern New Jersey from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. See images and read the full story at NJ DVIDS.


  • New Jersey Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention

    100% Free College Tuition

    Serve part-time and go to college full-time. New Jersey state law mandates that every member of the New Jersey Army National Guard is authorized to attend any New Jersey public college or university tuition free for undergraduate and graduate studies. Soldiers may take 16 credits per semester.  Get all the details and more at

Combat Lifesaver

Soldiers with the 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), New Jersey National Guard, conduct combat lifesaver simulation training at the Medical Training Simulation Center on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

Tropical Storm Ida

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Toth, a flight medic with the 1-171 General Support Aviation Battalion (MEDEVAC) talks about the unit's activation during Tropical Storm Ida.

Jersey Dustoff Part 3: A Calling

In part 3 of Jersey Dustoff, we talk to some of the pilots from the Det. 2, C. Company, 1-171st GSAB (MEDEVAC) about their experience in Afghanistan and what compels them to fly MEDEVAC missions.

Drill Sergeant

Why Trainee? Why?!

Drill Sergeant Edward Santiago, with the New Jersey Army National Guard's Recruit Sustainment Program, explains why the program is important and what it does for the Army National Guard.

"I'm the doorway. They have to come through me in order to be part of this organization. So, the responsibility and the accountability that is involved in it is near and dear to my heart."

Sergeant Santiago has words of inspiration for his career path.

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Recruit Sustainment Program

US Army Recruits with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s Recruit Sustainment Program practice marching in formation at the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt, NJ. The Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) is a program of the Army National Guard designed to introduce new recruits to the fundamentals of the US Army before they leave for Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training. See more pictures at NJNG DVIDS.




Asst Adjutant General - Army
Asst Adjutant General - Army
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State Command Chief Warrant Officer
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Last Updated: 08/16/2023
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