<li><a href="http://www.dix.army.mil/">Visit Fort Dix</a></li>

<h3 class="dark">Community Programs and Services</h3>
<h4>Burlington Military Affairs Committee</h4>
<p>The Committee is a county-wide organization whose contributions of goods and services include holiday meals for Fort Dix Soldiers, financial scholarship support for local Family Members of Soldiers killed or wounded in the Global War On Terrorism, and assistance with special programs for children of deployed military. For more information visit <a href="http://www.bcmilitaryaffairs.com">www.burlington.nj.us</a> or call (609) 265-5222.</p>

<h4>Wounded Warrior Support</h4>
<p>New Jersey Elks Council provides strong support for the Fort Dix Warrior Transition Unit including financial contributions which assisted with the procurement of a handicap access van to transport Soldiers. For more information visit <a href="http://www.njelks.org/index.php'option=content&task=category&sectionid=18&id=45&Itemid=64">www.njelks.org.</a></p>

<h4>Deploying Soldier Support</h4>
<p>Business owners have assembled gift bags for mobilizing Soldiers on a regular basis which are distributed by the Red Cross or Army Community Service at the Joint Readiness Training Center to Soldiers mobilizing at Fort Dix.</p>

<h4>Patriot Guard Riders</h4>
<p>The Patriot Guard Riders stream into Fort Dix regularly to escort demobilizing units from the tri-state area to their home stations. For more information visit <a href="http://www.patriotguard.org/">www.patriotguard.org.</a></p>

<h4>Support to Military Children</h4>
<p>The New Jersey Chapter for OMK, Rutgers University, and other additional sponsors provide support for military kids through a number of programs, retreats and activities where military children can share their experiences with other kids in similar situations. For more information visit <a href="http://www.operationmilitarykids.org/public/getInvolvedBy.aspx'state=New%20Jersey">www.operationmilitarykids.org.</a></p>

<h4>Red Cross Adopt-A-Unit Campaign</h4>
<p>The Central New Jersey Chapter of the American Red Cross coordinates an adopt-a-unit campaign to encourage local businesses and organizations to support deploying Soldiers and their Families. For more information visit <a href="http://www.njredcross.org/adoptAUnit.asp">www.njredcross.org.</a></p>

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