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.

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Recruiting and Retention Battalion


The Master Sergeants (MSG) and First Sergeants (1SG) 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.

Teaneck, Lodi, West Orange, Newark, Jersey City, Morristown, Dover, Paterson, Riverdale, Franklin

1SG Richard Platt
Cell: 609-802-3210

Elizabeth, Westfield, Woodbridge, Somerset, New Brunswick, Port Murray, Flemington

MSG Wilson Ormaza
Cell: 201-600-8007

Lawrenceville, Trenton, Mount Holly, Mount Laurel, Cherry Hill, Freehold, Woodbury

MSG Paul Simonetti
Cell: 609-802-8659

Toms River, Tuckerton, Atlantic City, Cape May Courthouse, Hammonton, Vineland, Woodstown

MSG Willis Wareham
Cell: 856-362-3859

Officer Strength Manager

CPT Ana Gatson
Cell: 609-218-1119

Medical Professionals / AMEDD / JAG / Chaplain Recruiter

SFC Charles Esposito
Cell: 908-294-8305

Warrant Officer Recruiter

CW2 Yetzabel Sierra-Medina
Cell: 609-694-2865

Recruiting Operations

SFC Roger Goff
Cell: 609-752-4336

Interstate Transfer Coordinator

SFC Kevin Makin
Cell: 267-251-7640

IST Help Desk
Office: 855-276-4478

Reserve Component Transition from Active Army

SFC Kevin Makin
Cell: 267-251-7640

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 Anthony Roberts

First Sergeant
SFC Roger Goff

Supply Sergeant
SSG Brad Trowbridge

RSP Contractor Manager
MSG(R) James Fortuna

RSP Contractor
Ms PJ Scelfo

RSP Contractor
MSG(R) Michael Parmigiano

NJ Youth ChalleNGe Program

State Unit Directory

National Guard Human Resources Office

Family Assistance Centers


Princeton / TCNJ / Rowan ROTC
Princeton / TCNJ Campuses
MSG Paul Simonetti
Cell: 609-802-8659

Rowan Campus
SFC Richard DiPalma
Cell: 609-234-1372

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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