Before visiting the Inspector General, you should consider whether your concerns can be addressed more quickly and simply by referring them to your chain of command first. You do not have to present your concerns to your chain of command before visiting the Inspector General. However, you must obtain permission to be absent from your duties if you wish to visit the Inspector General during your duty hours. You do not have to tell anyone why you want to visit the Inspector General.
You may visit or call your local Inspector General at the following location:
HEADQUARTERS NEW JERSEY ARMY & AIR NATIONAL GUARD
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
101 EGGERTS CROSSING ROAD,
LAWRENCEVILLE , NJ 08648
TELEPHONE: (609) 530-9634 or FAX: (609) 530-6905
OFFICE HOURS: 0800-1630 HRS., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY Email the Inspector General Office
If you believe your State (TAG) Inspector General's response to you is not fair, complete, or in accordance with law and regulation; or if you believe your interests may be jeopardized by visting your local Inspector General, you may write to:
NGB-IG, CHIEF NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
2500 ARMY PENTAGON
WASHINGTON, DC 20310-2500
You may also call the Department of the Army Inspector General (DAIG), Department of the Air Force Inspector General (DAFIG), Department of Defense Inspector General (IGDOD) HOTLINE. Their telephone numbers are:
In the Air National Guard, the Wing Vice Commander / Inspector General and/or designated NJANG Inspector General provide assistance to members in resolving systemic problems and receive complaints from ANG members. The Vice Commander forwards complaints to the NJANG Inspector General who in turn promptly forwards complaints to the State (TAG) Inspector General for coordinated, TAG approved disposition.
Department of the Army and Air Force personnel are prohibited from taking any action that restricts you from filing a complaint, seeking assistance, or cooperating with the Inspector General. They are also prohibited from taking any disciplinary or adverse action against you for filing a complaint, seeking assistance, or cooperating with the Inspector General. However, if you lie or knowingly make false accusations to the Inspector General, you are subject to disciplinary action.