Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Community
New Jersey Joint Force Headquarters
The New Jersey Joint Forces Headquarters mission is to maintain trained and equipped forces as reserve components of the Army and Air Force and performs missions as directed by State or federal authorities. The NJ-JFHQ provides command and control of all assigned N.J. Army and Air National Guard forces.
In accordance with policies established by the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force, the NJ-JFHQ establishes the capability to provide one or more joint task force command elements able to exercise command and control of Homeland Defense, Defense Support to Civil Authorities, and/or other domestic emergency missions in a State Active Duty, Title 32, or Title 10 status. The NJ-JFHQ also provides expertise and situational awareness to DOD authorities to facilitate integration of Federal and State activities. NJ-JFHQ is responsible to the Adjutant General for participation with the Governor’s and National Guard Bureau’s staff in the formulation, development and coordination of assigned programs, policies and plans pertaining to or affecting the Army and Air National Guard of New Jersey. Call (609) 562-0954 for more information.