COL (Ret) Walter R. Nall
Walter R. Nall serves as the acting Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
In January 2018, he was appointed Director of Veterans Services following his assignment as superintendent of the Veterans Haven South Transitional Housing Program for homeless Veterans located in Winslow Township.
Nall began his military career in 1983 when he enlisted as a private in the Alabama Army National Guard. Upon completing Officer Candidate School, he was commissioned as a Field Artillery Second Lieutenant in June 1986. Nall served in Operation Iraqi Freedom III with the 42nd Division Support Command (DISCOM) in 2005 and in Afghanistan with Special Operations Command in 2011. He retired as a Colonel from the New Jersey Army National Guard after more than 35 years of service.
Nall holds a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Troy State University and a Masters’ of Science degree in management from Liberty University.
Nall is very active with community and fraternal organizations. He is a lifetime member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated and served as the Basileus (President) of the Delta Upsilon Chapter in Trenton. In addition, Nall is a member of other organizations to include: Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life Member), American Legion, Prince Hall Affiliated 32nd Degree Masons, and the Omega Delta Upsilon Foundation.