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New Jersey

Status and Demographic Content

State Details

Latest Status
Enhanced Military Spouse Licensure Portability: New Jersey Committee Action
Demographic Data

State residents include:

  • 9,883 active-duty service members
  • 3,993 active-duty spouses
  • 7,033 active-duty children
  • 19,686 National Guard and reserve members
  • 7,670 National Guard and reserve spouses
  • 11,665 National Guard and reserve children

Data source: DMDC, Dec. 31, 2021.

Regional Liaison

  • Christopher Arnold
    Northeast Regional Liaison
    Northeast Region
    CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT
    Mr. Arnold became Northeast liaison in 2020. Prior to joining the DSLO, he spent eight years as a top-level staffer in both houses of the New York legislature, four years as director of public affairs in New York's third-largest city and three years managing several units of county government. Mr. Arnold is a former journalist and U.S. Army combat veteran.

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State-Specific Progress on Key Issues and Sub-Issues
See the latest status on legislation and policies being advanced in this state on key issues important to military families. Find quick access to this state’s regional liaison, along with demographic data for the military community in this state.

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Emeritus Issues

No issues are currently in this status.