NJ Guard supports Menlo Park Veterans Home
U.S. Army Spc. Jabari Ashanti, a Combat Medic with the 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment, New Jersey Army National Guard (NJARNG), checks a resident’s blood pressure at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park in Edison, N.J., April 17, 2020. More than 60 NJARNG Soldiers from the 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, as well as seven Airmen from the 108th Wing and 177th Fighter Wing, were assigned to the Home to assist the civilian staff in caring for the residents during the COVID-19 crisis. The Home, which is run by the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, has residents who have served in every war since World War II.