Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Citizens' Guide to State Services

Published by
William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Citizen Information Service

Public Safety/Law Enforcement: Military

L26 Massachusetts National Guard Headquarters
50 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
Tel: 508-233-6590

The Military Division, consisting of the Massachusetts Army and Air National Guard, is the militia of the state organized for national and state defense and other emergencies. The Military Division also participates in such diverse activities as drug enforcement actions, provision of food to the needy, disaster assistance, parades and ceremonies, combat actions, and temporary bridge repairs. A Military Records Branch  located in Milford maintains records of every Massachusetts resident who has served in an armed conflict. (War records up to and including the Revolution may be obtained from the Archives Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth's Office.)

Military Records Branch
50 Maple Street
P. O. Box 309
Milford, MA 01757
Tel: 508-422-1993

National Guard Military Archives & Museum
91 Everett Street
Concord, MA 01742
Tel: 978-369-4807

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