U.S. Army Capt. Melissa Parmenter and therapy dog Ace sit for a portrait in front of the New Jersey National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Parmenter and Ace are both part of the New Jersey Army National Guard’s Behavioral Health Office. Read more.
OCS Class 62
The 62nd Class of the NJ Army National Guard Officer Candidate School graduated Aug. 4, 2019, culminating more than a year of rigorous training designed to push future military leaders to their limits. Sixteen of the graduates were commissioned as 2nd Lieutenants and the remainder deferred their commission for a later date. See the pictures on flickr.
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 njarmyguard.com.
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, October 19, 2019. 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.