2-113th Infantry

Faithful and Brave

Soldiers from the 113th Infantry in line at the mess hall at Sea Girt in July 1926. Training would often include an overnight hike from Sea Girt into Wall Township. The march often led to Allaire Village, now a state park.

Two Year Stabilization


The Adjutant General's Policy
The New Jersey Army National Guard is offering a mobilization deferment for involuntary mobilization for a period of up to 24 months. The role of the New Jersey Army National Guard Soldier has become increasingly more demanding as we have transitioned from a strategic reserve to an operational force. Deferment for involuntary mobilization provides adequate transitioning time for Soldiers and stability for their families.

The following individuals who enlist into the New Jersey Army National Guard through one of the following enlistment programs will be authorized the 24 month stabilization from the date of separation or discharge.

  • Active Duty Soldiers who transfer directly into the New Jersey Army National Guard through the Reserve Component Transition (RCT) Program.
  • Prior Service Soldiers who enlist into the New Jersey Army National Guard from the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) provided that their last period of service was a period of 180 days or greater and in Title 10 status.
  • Prior Service Soldiers without a Military Service Obligation (MSO) provided that the individuals break in service does not exceed 24 months and their last period of service was for a period of 180 days or greater and in a Title 10 status.

This stabilization policy does not apply to existing New Jersey Army National Guard members reenlisting in the New Jersey Army National Guard.

Note: The stabilization period exempts soldiers from current mobilization authority (OIF/OEF) but does not exempt soldiers from a new, full federal mobilization under Presidential or Secretary of Defense authority, or State mobilizations under gubernatorial authority.

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