U.S. Army Reserve


The 99th Readiness Division provides facilities, programs and services to Army Reserve Soldiers, Civilians and Families in the Northeast Region, to support Army readiness and sustain the all-volunteer force.

Originally organized as the 99th Division at Camp Wheeler, Georgia, July 23, 1918, the division was assigned to the Organized Reserve in 1921, and reorganized as the 99th Infantry Division.

The division arrived in the European Theater of Operations to defend a “quiet” 19-mile sector north of the Roer River. Seven days later, lead elements of the 1st SS Panzer Division drove into the center of the 99th ID’s sector. The 99th ID’s “Battle Babies” held the line, severely delaying the German Army advance. They remained engaged with enemy forces through the end of the war and inactivated on September 27, 1945.

From 1996 to 2007, the 99th ID underwent several changes to unit designation but a new 99th Regional Support Command activated in 2008 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

In October 2012, the 99th RSC headquarters established an emergency operations cell in preparation for Superstorm Sandy landfall and provided logistics support to three Army Reserve quartermaster detachments mobilized for storm recovery operations.

• Personnel/Readiness support
• Real property management
• Maintenance readiness
• Fifty percent of the Army Reserve’s deployable public affairs units
• Twenty five percent of the Army Reserve’s band assets

In The News
October 19, 2017 - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division hosted an awards ceremony Oct. 17 for Area
October 19, 2017 - Maj. Boyd Melson has always been a fighter, from his days as a West Point boxer to winning the World Boxing Council U.S. Junior Middleweight championship in 2015 to his current role as a U.S. Army Reserve officer.
September 11, 2017 - When Army Reserve Ambassador Isabelle Slifer discussed the importance of Army Families with nearly 1,000 attendees during the U.S. Army Reserve Command’s recent Yellow Ribbon reintegration event here, her words were informed by experience.
September 11, 2017 - Tan combat boots contrasted sharply with green turf and white cleats as members of the Point Park men’s soccer team conducted stretching drills. Among those in attendance was Spc. Miguel Alvarez, who returned to watch his alma mater for the first time in five years.
September 11, 2017 - No bridge, no problem.

99th Regional Support Command
5231 South Scott Plaza
Fort Dix, NJ 08640

General Inquiries: (609) 562-7411
Media Inquiries:   (609) 562-7417

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