2000 The Year In Review
Y2K rollover support throughout the state.
Operation SNOWBIRD, January 8-23, 132 personnel from the 177th Fighter Wing Personnel deploy to Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
FebruaryGen. Anthony C. Zinni, Commander, US Central Command visits the 177th Fighter Wing.
March1-114th Infantry deploys to National Training Center in the Mojave Desert in Calif.
The Adjutant General holds Officer Call at the Trenton War Memorial.
AprilNational Guard Association of New Jersey holds annual convention in Atlantic City.
177th deploys to Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena, Mich.
MayTAG and Korean War veterans return to Korea to commemorate 50th anniversary of the conflict.
Memorial Day ceremony held at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
JuneNew Jersey Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. John Mastrogiovanni takes over from Command Chief Master Sgt. Charles Adamson at McGuire Air Force Base ceremony.
B Company, 126th Aviation deploys to Fort A. P. Hill, Va.
1-150th Aviation Battalion deploys to Fort Dix.
JulyElements of the New Jersey Air and Army National Guard, as well as the Naval Militia deploy for OPSAIL 2000.
177th Fighter Wing assumes command of Warren Grove Bombing Range.
Republican Convention held at Philadelphia, the NJARNG provides security at Gen. Arnold Schwarkopf's speech at the battleship USS New Jersey in Camden.
Officers Candidates School at Sea Girt commissions the next generation of leaders.
AugustMore than 4,000 NJNG attend Annual Training at Fort Drum.
An F-16C from the 177th Fighter Wing crashes in the Atlantic. Pilot Maj. David Haar ejects after safely maneuvering his jet away from the populated Atlantic City area.
Sussex and Morris Counties flooded, elements of the NJARNG are called to State Active Duty.
Miss America, Ms. Heather Renee French, dedicates Veterans Haven in Ancora.
The 15th New Jersey Regiment donates Civil War battle flag to NJDMAVA.
SeptemberThe National Guard Association of the United States holds national convention at Atlantic City, the first time since 1958.
October177th Fighter Wing completes two-year conversion from air sovereignity to general purpose mission in preparation for Aerospace Expeditionary Force deployment.
Deputy Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Holsey Moorman retires. Enlisted Association of the National Guard of New Jersey holds 28th annual conference in Atlantic City.
Sea Girt hosts Military Review.
Menlo Park Memorial Veterans Home dedicated.
The New Jersey Department of Military and Veteran Affairs give World War II veterans their high school diplomas.
November162 members of the 177th Fighter Wing deploy to Operation Southern Watch in Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia.
108th Air Refueling Wing dedicates operations building, a hangar, and a new ramp.
The New Jersey Korean War Memorial in Atlantic City is dedicated.
DecemberAll 177th Fighter Wing personnel return safely from Operation SOUTHERN WATCH.