The Guard in Your Community
The New Jersey National Guard strives to be a good neighbor and community partner. The Guard and its soldiers and airmen are extensively involved in local community organizations and often participate in, or support, the events they sponsor.
If you are interested in requesting National Guard support for your event, please click here to see more information.
New Jersey's Governor We Value Our Veterans Awards
This award gives your municipality, business, or academic institution the opportunity to value and honor the sacrificies, patriotism, and bravery displayed by our men and women who have worn the military uniform. Learn more.
Nearly 200 Home Depot volunteers descended on Veterans Haven North in Glen Gardner, NJ on Sept. 27 for an all-day spruce up of the facility. The visit to the Homeless Veterans Transition Housing program is part of ‘Operation Surprise’, a nationwide effort by the Home Depot Foundation to donate 100,000 hours to veterans. See pictures at DMAVA Flickr and a video at DMAVA Youtube.
Eagle Scout project at Veterans Haven North
For eight months Jared Van Veldhuisen of Flemington spent most weekends behind Veterans Haven North working on his Eagle Scout project. Van Veldhvisen worked with the State of New Jersey to get permission to rejuvenate the former sanatorium cemetery, to included clearing the grave markers of brush, rebuilding a walking trail to the site and reopening a road leading to the cemetery that was blocked with fallen trees. The project was dedicated on November 3, 2019 at the Glen Gardner facility with a ribbon cutting for a reflection bench overlooking the cemetery.
SGT Nutter Run
The SGT Sam Nutter Organization, INC. (SSNO) is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization administered by the Officer Candidate School of the New Jersey Army National Guard. The SSNO was established in the memory of Sergeant Sam Nutter, and organizes the annual Nutter Run 5K Fundraiser to benefit Army National Guard families in need.