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  • 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.


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  • 42nd RSG Returns Home

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 42nd Regional Support Group, New Jersey Army National Guard, return home from deployment at the Somerset Armory in Somerset, NJ, March 19, 2021. The Citizen-Soldiers recently completed a nine month deployment in Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. See the images 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

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.

Jersey Dustoff Part 2: Keep Them Flying

In part 2 of Jersey Dustoff, SPC Ian Kavanagh talks about fixing MEDEVAC helicopters downrange.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

New Jersey Army National Guard Soldiers with Det. 1, D Co., 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion "Skydevils" provide a critical link with their RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial systems, supporting ground troops with persistent surveillance and communication relay systems. The Skydevils, who operate out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, spoke about their mission on February 10, 2020.

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.




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