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Joint Force Headquarters

To provide command and control of the major elements of the Rhode Island National Guard (the 56th Troop Command, 43rd Military Police Brigade, 143rd Airlift Wing, 281st Combat Communications Group, 102nd Information Warfare Squadron, Special Operations Detachment Global, and the RING Medical Command). Additionally, the Joint Force Headquarters is capable of providing command & control for any Joint Task Forces which may be formed in the state during emergency situations. In addition, the Headquarters Detachment, JFHQ, provides administrative support to the soldiers assigned to the command elements.





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MAJ Lester
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Contact Us:

Joint Force Headquarters
645 New London Ave
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920
Phone: (401)275-4100
Fax: (401)275-4338