On March 24, the New Jersey National Guard
conducted a Welcome
Home Ceremony for the Headquarters 50th Brigade at the
Brig. Gen. Maria Falca-Dodson, the Deputy Adjutant
officially welcomed home the Soldiers who deployed to Guantanamo
Bay, Cuba in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Ceremony
was attended by family, friends fellow National Guard Soldiers
Airmen, the local community, and DMAVA employees.
Twelve unit members received the Defense Meritorious
Medal Col. Frank Caruso, Lt. Col. Royce Lawlor, Majors’ Doug
Brockmann, Todd Berger, William Morris, David Moses, Paul
Jack O’Connell and Robert Williams, Capt. John Piotrowski,
Anthony Cahill and 1st Sgt. Christopher Sheridan.