A Douglas O-2H of the 119th Observation Squadron, 1930. The unit was still flying these aircraft when it assisted in the search for survivors of the Morro Castle off the coast of Asbury Park. Note the 44th Division emblem, the back to back "4's" painted on the fuselage.
Dentists are commissioned as Dental Corps officers with the Army Medical Department (AMEDD). The New Jersey Army National Guard offers a range of possible assignments for dentists within the state.
The mission of the Dental Corps is to ensure dental readiness, promote dental health, and provide dental care for the New Jersey Army National Guard and America's Army. The New Jersey Army National Guard offers dentists and dental students the opportunity for personal and professional growth while serving their community and country. Army National Guard dentists train with some of the country's and the world's premiere dentists. They utilize unique dental equipment designed to meet the rigorous conditions of military medicine. Professional development and training are foundations of Army National Guard dentistry. Army Guard dentists have the opportunity to attend many specialized courses and seminars not always available to civilians. Military training courses are also available to prepare dentists for essential leadership and staff positions.
In addition to the standard benefits, the Army National Guard offers additional incentives for Dental Corps officers:
For more information contact our AMEDD recruiter.