New Jersey Army National Guard

Superstorm Sandy

With over 2,000 personnel on state active duty, the New Jersey National Guard conducted debris clearance and removal; high-water vehicle operations; shelter support; food, water and fuel distribution; power generation; and presence patrols. The New Jersey National Guard also conducted aerial support missions, including FEMA damage assessments.

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Recruiting and Retention Battalion


The Master Sergeants (MSG), First Sergeants (1SG), and Sergeants First Class (SFC) below are in charge of the 4 recruiting regions in New Jersey. If you contact us by email please let us know where you live, work, or go to school so we can help serve you better.

Paterson, Riverdale, Franklin, Dover, Morristown, Hackettstown, Port Murray, Phillipsburg, Flemington, Lawrenceville, Trenton

SFC Joseph Bobinis
Cell: 610-703-1355

Teaneck, Lodi, West Orange, North Bergen, Newark, Jersey City, Elizabeth, Westfield

SFC Jim Hamilton-Williams
Cell: 973-725-6895

Woodbridge, Somerset, New Brunswick, Freehold, Sea Girt, Toms River, Tuckerton

MSG Wilson Ormaza
Cell: 201-600-8007

Mt Holly, Fort Dix, Cherry Hill, Blackwood, Woodbury, Glassboro, Woodstown, Vineland, Lakehurst, Hammonton, Atlantic City, Cape May

MSG Paul Simonetti
Cell: 609-802-8659

Officer Strength Manager

CPT Justin Oliver
Cell: 609-970-7341
Office: 732-974-6328

CPT Stuart Loy
Cell: 848-525-1132

Medical Professionals / AMEDD / JAG / Chaplain Recruiter

CPT Ismael Soler
Office: 732-974-6328

Warrant Officer Recruiter

CW3 Jennifer Rice
Cell: 609-694-2865

Recruiting Operations

MSG Richard Platt
Cell: 609-802-3210

SFC Fernando Ospina
Cell: 609-668-8311

Interstate Transfer Coordinator

SFC Roger Goff
Cell: 609-752-4336

IST Help Desk
Office: 855-276-4478

Reserve Component Transition from Active Army

SFC Roger Goff
Cell: 609-752-4336

Recruiting Education Liaison

New Jersey school officials please use contact below:
Suzanne Parmentier-Longo
Cell: 609-760-3193

Education Services Office

Marketing Office

Mr Ken Seal
Office: 732-974-4883

SFC Marie Burns
Cell: 973-342-0252

63rd Army Band

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

Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP)

Company Commander
CPT Vincent Tirri

Executive Officer

First Sergeant
SFC Roger Goff

S-1 NCOIC / IADT Manager
SFC Carlos Madera

RSP Contractor Manager
1SG(R) Tony Vargas

RSP Contractor
Ms PJ Scelfo

RSP Contractor
Ms Deanna Nascimento

RSP Contractor
MSG(R) James Fortuna

RSP Contractor
MSG(R) Michael Parmigiano

Supply Sergeant
SSG Brad Trowbridge

Property Book Manager
SSG Audrey Mitchell

NJ Youth ChalleNGe Program

State Unit Directory

National Guard Human Resources Office

Family Assistance Centers


Princeton / TCNJ / Rowan ROTC
Princeton / TCNJ Campuses
SFC Peter Sarni
Cell: 908-415-9922

Rowan Campus
SFC Kevin Makin
Cell: 267-251-7640

Seton Hall ROTC
SFC Peter Sarni
Cell: 908-415-9922

Rutgers ROTC
SFC Andrew Tischner
Cell: 908-240-6636

Public Affairs Office

CW3 Patrick Daugherty

Mr Kryn Westhoven


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