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
Toll Free:1-888-301-3103

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.)

Recruiting and Retention
50 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
Tel: 1-800-772-1237

State Military Records Branch
Office of the Adjutant General
P.O. Box 309
Milford, MA 01757
Tel: 508-422-1993
Fax: 508-422-1997

National Guard Military Archives & Museum Branch
91 Everett Street
Concord, MA 01742-3624
Tel: 978-369-4807
Fax 978-341-0101

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