EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICE

Mission

The mission of the Education Services Office is to support the voluntary civilian education programs of the Soldiers of the New Jersey Army National Guard. Civilian education is related directly to recruiting and retaining quality Soldiers, enhancing their career progression, both military and civilian, and increasing the combat readiness of the Army National Guard. 

G-1 SOLDIER SERVICES BRANCH CHIEF 

EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICER

CW2 Marlon Palma 

marlon.h.palma.mil@army.mil

609-562-0825

GoArmyEd.com FTA Manager 

Ms. Dominique Gill, ESS-CE 
dominique.m.gill.civ@army.mil 
609-562-0793

Selective Reserve Incentives Program (SRIP) Manager

SFC Karen J. Adrada
karen.j.adrada.mil@army.mil
609-668-9038 

GI Bill / Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Manager

SSG Nairobi Cruz
nairobi.e.cruz.mil@army.mil
609-562-0674

Retirement Services Officer 

Ms. Marie Durling 
marie.s.durling.civ@army.mil 
609-562-0672 or 609-496-9222

Retirement Services NCO / BRS / RPAM MANAGER 

SSG Nairobi Cruz
nairobi.e.cruz.mil@army.mil
609-562-0674

LOCATION

Joint Force Headquarters New Jersey
2nd Floor, B 204
BLDG 3650 Saylors Pond Road 
Fort Dix, New Jersey 08640-7600

HOURS OF OPERATION

The Education Services Office is open, Monday through Friday, 0830 to 1600 Hrs. Office is closed alternate Fridays. Appointments are recommended for soldiers and required for civilians.

Important Announcements

Presidential Memorandum dated 1 March 2022 Act, 42 U.S.C. 512-5207 (the “Stafford Act’)


PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS


Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of my Administration to combat and respond to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic with the full capacity and capability of the Federal Government to protect and support our families, schools, and businesses, and to assist State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments to do the same, including through emergency and disaster assistance available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)and through Federal support of the Governors’ use of the National Guard.


Sec. 2. Assistance for Category B COVID-19 Emergency Protective Measures. FEMA shall provide a 100 percent Federal cost share for all work eligible for assistance under Public Assistance Category B, pursuant to sections 403 (42 U.S.C. 5170b), 502 (42 U.S.C. 5192), and 503(42 U.S.C. 5193) of the Stafford Act, including work described in section 3(a) of the Presidential Memorandum of January 21, 2021 (Memorandum to Extend Federal Support to Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19 and to Increase Reimbursement and Other Assistance Provided to States), and in section 2 of that memorandum on the Governors’ use of the National Guard, performed from January 20, 2020, through July 1, 2022.