Christie tours National Guard at annual military review (PHOTOS)

SEA GIRT — As 500 New Jersey National Guard members prepare to leave for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday performed the annual National Guard military review.

Christie greeted members of the National Guard deploying to Puerto Rico prior to the review ceremony, which was held at the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt.

The ceremony, a military tradition dating back to the Revolutionary War, gives the governor, as commander-in-chief of the state’s National Guard, the opportunity to review the capabilities of the various units.

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Source: Ocean

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