An Ocean Township man has recently been confirmed as Adjutant General of New Jersey.
Colonel Jemal J. Beale, in his new position, will oversee the 8400 men and women in New Jersey’s National Guard and Airmen.
The adjutant general also manages the state’s Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Senator Vin Gopal congratulated Beale on his appointment.
“I would like to congratulate New Jersey’s newly confirmed Adjutant General, Colonel Jemal J. Beale. Colonel Beale works hard on behalf of the men and women in uniform, as well as, in the community of Ocean Township, where he lives.
In his military career Beale has earned many awards and medals including the Bronze Star and the Meritorious Service Medal, among others.