Table of Contents
· TAG's Message
· Family Appreciation Day
· Wing Welcomes Back Airmen
· 50th Opens Bank
· Mobilization Page
· Acting Governor Salutes Troops
· Saluting the Troops
· Class 48 Wins No-Bell Prize
· Town Holds Parade for Soldiers
· A Word from the Chief
· 108th Participates in Exercise
· Four Changes of Command
· Short Rounds
· GSAB & DSAB Deploy
· Army & Air Enlisted Promotions
· Last Round: Somewhere over Iraq
· Family Assistance Centers & Family Readiness Centers
· Guardlife Homepage

Guardlife - Volume 30, No. 3

Saluting the Troops

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen, NJDMAVA/PA

The largest “Salute the Troops” ceremony was held at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton Oct. 9. Approximately 4,000 family members filled the Arena to see more than 2,100 Soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division (ID), which is comprised of troops from New Jersey, Delaware, Florida, Minnesota, New York, California, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Idaho, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

Maj. Gen. Glenn K. Rieth, The Adjutant General; hosted the event for Maj. Gen. Joseph Taluto, Commander, 42nd ID, and included performances by country western singer Jeffrey Wade Clark and the New York USO troupe.

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