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Chief Master Sgt. Denise M. Jelinski-Hall, right, Senior Enlisted Leader for the National Guard Bureau, listens to Staff Sgt. Cristina Sanchez, 177th Fighter Wing, during a town hall meeting at the Joint Military and Family Assistance Center at Bordentown, N.J., April 21, 2012. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen/Released)



Photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Prieto


Sgts. Michael Shevlin, left, and Nicholas Swineford, both assigned to the New Jersey National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, prepare to throw boxes containing part of the 16,840 pounds of unwanted or expired medications collected in New Jersey during Operation Take Back into an incinerator May 1. The New Jersey Counterdrug Task Force assisted the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies in Operation Take Back April 30 - May 1, 2012 in the disposal of 16,840 pounds of prescriptions, 7,009 pounds more than what was collected in the November 2011 This is Counterdrug's third mission supporting the operation. Operation Take Back is an initiative of the New Jersey Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and the New Jersey National Guard.


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