News & Events

The Nighthawk Honor Guard

The Nighthawk Honor Guard is an organization within Detachment 490 comprised of the Drill Team and Color Guard. The Drill Team gives cadets the opportunity to perform precision drills and rifle drill at functions including the annual RPI Drill Meet. The Color Guard gives cadets the opportunity to present the colors at universities, the Cadet Training Wing, and national sporting events in the NY-NJ metropolitan area. Today, the Nighthawk Honor Guard continues to train new and motivated cadets every semester, continuing the well-known tradition of excellence at Detachment 490.

Recruiting Events

Upcoming 2018

  • February 7, 2018: NJCU Career Fair
  • February 11, 2018: NJIT Winter Open House
  • February 23, 2018: NJCU Winter Open House
  • April 8, 2018: NJIT Experience Day
  • April 29, 2018: NJIT Spring Open House

Fall 2017

  • September 11, 2017: 9/11 Memorial Day Event
  • September 23, 2017: Kean Open House
  • September 27, 2017: NJIT Convocation
  • October 15, 2017: NJIT Open House I
  • October 21, 2017: Rutgers Newark Open House
  • November 3, 2017: FDU Football Game
  • November 5, 2017: Kean University Open House
  • November 8, 2017: NJIT Veteran's Day Ceremony
  • November 10, 2017: NJIT Health & Wellness Center Opening
  • November 11, 2017: NYC Veteran's Day Parade
  • November 11, 2017: NJIT Basketball Game
  • November 19, 2017: NJIT Open House II