50th MSB Spends Weekend “On the Road”

By Staff Sgt. Barb Harbison, NJDMAVA/PA.

50th MSB take convoy to location

Members of Company B 50th Main Support Battalion spent Nov. 16 and 17, driving across the state – from New Egypt to Vineland, Bordentown to Dover, Fort Dix to Woodbridge, and other locations – transporting armor and artillery equipment to National Guard units throughout the state.

Children prepare to sit on santas lapTransportation company drivers were assigned, two per vehicle, to tractor trailers and 5-ton trucks to get tanks, personnel carriers and other vehicles from one site to another. Once in place, the equipment will be used for training. To keep the vehicles moving, the men and women of Company B will also be on the road with “wreckers” – the Army’s version of a tow truck – in the event of any vehicle breakdown. Mechanics and other support personnel will also be ready with their expertise.

Spc Vasque spends time with vet

Company B, is located in Dover, and commanded by Capt. Chad R. Thiemann.


Scholarships Available

The Retired Officers Association (TROA) is offering one-hundred $1,000 grants. For information about eligibility, applications, and deadlines, go to www.troa.org and look for the Educational Aid button on the home page. Application is by the website only.


254th To Develop OCS Wall Of Achievement

The 254th Training Regiment if developing a OCS Wall of Achievement based on the one at Fort Benning. For more information or an application contact Lt. Col. Kenneth Schechter at (732) 974-5900.