Governor's Review

Sea Girt, NJ

Governor Chris Christie, the Commander-in-Chief of the New Jersey National Guard, along with state and federal representatives reviewed the troops during the Governor’s Military Review. Check out the full story and view more pictures at and flickr.

Guard Careers

"Never give in.. never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force.. never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy."
- Winston Churchill

Take Your Skills to a Whole New Level
As an enlisted member of the Army National Guard, the amount of time you serve is limited, but the military training and experience you gain is extensive and world-class. Civilian employers value highly the dedication, teamwork and problem solving abilities your Guard service helps you develop.

Units in the New Jersey Army National Guard train for their domestic and wartime missions at 31 armories and installations across the state. Your recruiter will help you choose a guard career and duty location near where you live, work, or go to school.

Atlantic City
Cape May
Cherry Hill
Fort Dix

Jersey City
Mt Holly
New Egypt
Port Murray
Sea Girt

Toms River
West Orange
West Trenton

Military Occupational Specialties (MOS)

Among the career fields offered in the New Jersey Army National Guard, there are over 100 jobs, also known as Military Occupational Specialties (MOS). Explore each field to find the one that is right for you. The New Jersey Army National Guard does not have units designated as Armor, Air Defense Artillery, Special Forces, Civil Affairs, or Psychological Operations.

Infantry / Scout
This is what the military is all about. Develop the Soldier skills to defend your country, your unit and yourself in battle as one of the Guard’s warriors.

Quartermaster / Logistics
Supply troops with everything they need, on and off the battlefield. Support your fellow Soldiers by delivering and storing food, fuel, weapons and water.

Field Artillery
Deliver the Guard’s thunder and lightning. Combine the artillery’s crushing, long-range firepower with the armored branch’s quick-strike capabilities.

Signal / Communications
Become one of the Army Guard's information and communication specialists, and help maintain the world's most advanced technology.

Control the sky above the battlefield. Fly as a crew chief or use your mechanic skills to maintain some of the world's most advanced aircraft.

Ordnance / Maintenance
Keep the Guard's machines rolling and equipment running into combat, during domestic emergencies and as part of everyday drilling and training.

Make the difference in emergencies. Guard medical personnel save lives in combat operations, domestic emergencies - even everyday situations.

Military Police
Enforce the law, secure bases, protect officers and keep fellow Soldiers safe as a member of the Guard's emergency response and law enforcement team.

Deliver the Guard around the world. Bring Soldiers and supplies to the heart of the battle or anywhere emergencies and important needs arise.

Pave the way for any size construction or demolition project. From surveying and bulldozing to topping buildings and bridges to constructing new roads.

Join a branch of professional Dragon Soldiers dedicated to the defense of our nation. Plan, employ, and coordinate CBRN defense systems and be the unit's expert.

Join an accomplished group of musicians as a member of the 63rd Army Band. The 63rd is proud to have some of the area's finest professional and amateur musicians.

Use your office-management, public relations and journalism skills to help manage the Guard's records, news, images and other administrative needs.

Military Intelligence
Provide critical information and maintain the intelligence assets necessary to win on the battlefield and protect the country. Be the eyes and ears of the Army.

Be an integral part of the Guard's legal system by assisting Court officers and unit commanders with legal matters.

Use your fudiciary and accounting skills to manage the Guard's payroll and other financial needs.

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