RECRUITING AND RETENTION

RECRUITERS

The Master Sergeants (MSG) and First Sergeants (1SG) below are in charge of the six recruiting regions in New Jersey. When you contact us please let us know where you live, work, or go to school so we can help serve you better.

West Orange, Newark, Jersey City, Elizabeth

1SG Wilson OrmazaCarrillo
Cell: 201-600-8007
wilson.ormazacarrillo2.mil@mail.mil

Riverdale, Franklin, Teaneck, Lodi, Morristown, Dover

1SG Peter Sarni
Cell: 908-415-9922
peter.sarni.mil@mail.mil

Westfield, Woodbridge, Somerset, Rutgers/New Brunswick, Flemington, Port Murray

MSG Seth Greer
Cell: 732-693-2011
seth.j.greer.mil@mail.mil

Lawrenceville, Trenton, Mount Laurel, Cherry Hill, Blackwood

MSG Paul Simonetti
Cell: 609-802-8659
paul.a.simonetti.mil@mail.mil

Freehold, Toms River, Atlantic City, Lakehurst, Manchester, Hammonton

MSG Willis Wareham
Cell: 856-362-3859
willis.f.wareham.mil@mail.mil

Woodbury, Woodstown, Vineland, Cape May Courthouse

MSG Richard DiPalma
Cell: 609-234-1372
richard.a.dipalma.mil@mail.mil

OFFICER STRENGTH MANAGER

CPT Julie Demitrack
Cell: 609-234-7699
julie.e.demitrack.mil@mail.mil
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OFFICER BASIC BRANCHES

1LT Justin Hunter
Cell: 609-444-6603
justin.t.hunter4.mil@mail.mil
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SSG Joseph Cavanagh
Cell: 609-519-6449
joseph.a.cavanagh2.mil@mail.mil

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS / JAG / CHAPLAIN

CPT Nick Lazzaro
Cell: 267-979-7681
domenico.w.lazzaro.mil@mail.mil
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SFC Charles Esposito
Cell: 609-218-1120
charles.f.esposito2.mil@mail.mil

WARRANT OFFICER STRENGTH MANAGER

CW2 Yetzabel Sierra-Medina
Cell: 609-694-2865
yetzabel.sierra-medina.mil@mail.mil
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SSG Johnny Thomas
Cell: 973-886-4671
johnny.l.thomas5.mil@mail.mil

RECRUITING OPERATIONS

SFC Robert Miller
Cell: 973-525-8190
robert.j.miller3.mil@mail.mil

SFC Andrew Tischner
Cell: 908-240-6636
andrew.j.tischner.mil@mail.mil

INTERSTATE TRANSFER COORDINATOR

SFC Kevin Makin
Cell: 267-251-7640
kevin.j.makin.mil@mail.mil

RESERVE COMPONENT TRANSITION FROM ACTIVE ARMY

SFC Kevin Makin
Cell: 267-251-7640
kevin.j.makin.mil@mail.mil

MARINE TO GREEN

SFC Kevin Makin
Cell: 267-251-7640
kevin.j.makin.mil@mail.mil

MARKETING

Mr Ken Seal
Office: 732-820-6232
kenneth.m.seal3.ctr@mail.mil

SFC Marie Burns
Cell: 973-342-0252
marie.n.burns.mil@mail.mil

RECRUIT SUSTAINMENT PROGRAM (RSP)

Company Commander
CPT Jose Couselo
Office: 732-974-6314
jose.e.couselo.mil@mail.milย 

First Sergeant
1SG Peter Sarni
Cell: 908-415-9922
peter.sarni.mil@mail.mil

RSP Contractor Manager
MSG(R) James Fortuna
Office: 732-974-6320
james.j.fortuna.ctr@mail.mil

ARMY ROTC

Seton Hall ROTC
SFC Shereka Danzy
Cell: 609-234-6089
shereka.l.danzy.mil@mail.mil

Rutgers ROTC
SFC Oneil Davis
Cell: 732-887-0231
oneil.n.davis.mil@mail.mil

Princeton / TCNJ / Rowan ROTC
Princeton / TCNJ Campuses
MSG Paul Simonetti
Cell: 609-802-8659
paul.a.simonetti.mil@mail.mil

Rowan Campus
MSG Richard DiPalma
Cell: 609-234-1372
richard.a.dipalma.mil@mail.mil

63RD ARMY BAND

National Guard Training Center
Bldg #35
P.O. Box 277
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
Office: 732-974-5963
63rd Army Band Website

OTHER RESOURCES

Education Services Office
education.njarmyguard.com

Youth Challenge Program
nj.gov/military/challenge

State Human Resources
state.nj.us/military/hro

State Unit Directory
state.nj.us/military/directory

Family Assistance Centers
facebook.com/NewJerseyMilitaryFamilyAssistanceCenters

Family Programs
state.nj.us/military/familysupport

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