Projects and Events

The Last “HOO-AH!!!”: Fort Fest 2010 – July 16-18, 2010

The Last “HOO-AH!!!” was Fort Monmouth’s way of saying “Thank you” to the surrounding communities for all their support to the Fort and the Army military and civilian community over the Fort’s 90+ years on the New Jersey shore and the James Thomas Group was asked to stage it.  The event was directed by the [...]

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Fort Monmouth Community Force Protection Council: September 2001 – June 2011

The Fort Monmouth Community Force Protection Council was created immediately after 9-11 to share information between the Fort and our local communities and composed of law enforcement, security and intelligence agencies that meet on a monthly basis to share information and ideas in order to further protect our citizens from terrorist, natural, and manmade disasters.  [...]

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Fort FEST 09, July 1-2, 2009

Fort FEST 09 was a celebration directed by the Fort Monmouth Commanding General and Garrison Commander for the military and civilian members of the Fort Monmouth community and their families that was held on Greely Field on 1-2 July 2009.  It was an old-fashioned Army Organization Day with multiple sports competitions leading to the Commander’s [...]

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IMCOM NER Commanders’ Conference, September 3-5, 2008

U.S. Army Installation Management Command’s (IMCOM) Northeast Region (NER) Commanders’ Conference
Mr. Russel Hall, the IMCOM Director, selected Fort Monmouth in July 2008 for his September Commander’s Conference and The James Thomas Group (TJTG) was again delegated to make it happen within six weeks.  We assembled our Conference Team from Protocol, Transportation, Housing, Audio-Visual, Gibbs Hall [...]

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West Long Branch, NJ Centennial Parade, May 26, 2008

In honor of its Centennial, West Long Branch wanted to have an old fashioned Centennial Parade complete with Little League teams, Boy and Girl Scouts, local veterans, high school bands, community groups, and all the other things that make up a community.  Planning for the event started a year in advance as the invitations went [...]

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Cost Benefit Analysis for the Monmouth Beach Fire Department, April 2008

A cost benefit analysis was conducted for the Monmouth Beach Fire Department  to review whether to repair/upgrade or replace a 1987 100′ Sutphen Quint apparatus.  Factors that influenced the analysis were age of the equipment, budget, mileage, cost per mile, and overall condition of the unit.  The analysis evaluated each factor as it related to the [...]

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Fort Monmouth’s 90th Anniversary Celebration

In August 2007, the new Commanding General of Fort Monmouth, MG Dennis Vie and the new Garrison Commander, COL Stephen Christian, decided to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Fort Monmouth.  The Fort was established in 1917 as Camp Little Silver and, over the years, became home to the U.S. Army Signal Corps.  With the closure [...]

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Fort Monmouth Armed Forces Community Celebration 2001-2006

The James Thomas Group (TJTG) planned and conducted the Armed Forces Community Celebrations (AFCC) for Fort Monmouth from 2001 until 2006.  Because of security and budget constraints, the 2003 celebration was cancelled.  The three and four day celebrations were intended to show the American taxpayers where their taxpayer dollars were going and to let them [...]

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Eatontown, NJ Independence Day Celebrations: 2001 to the present

In 2001, Eatontown lost the area where they conducted their annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration.  The Eatontown Mayor, Gerald Tarantola requested and received permission from Fort Monmouth to conduct the celebration on Fort Monmouth.  Since The James Thomas Group (TJTG) conducted the Fort’s annual Armed Forces Community Celebration, the Mayor requested TJTG to organize Eatontown’s [...]

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IMA Worldwide Senior Leaders Conference, February 2004

U.S. Army Installation Management Activity (IMA) Worldwide Senior Leadership Offsite Conference
IMA’s initial selection for the Offsite Conference for late February 2004 had to be cancelled in late January for reasons unexplained.  Fort Monmouth volunteered to host the conference and The James Thomas Group (TJTG) was tasked to make it happen…with less than a month before [...]

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