Annual inspection of the Kentish Guards by the Adjutant General, August 2008.


Kentish Guards
Rhode Island Militia

Chartered October 29th, 1774

A Member of the Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands, Inc.


The Kentish Guards of East Greenwich, Rhode Island
is an historic military unit that has been in continuous
service since being chartered on October 29, 1774

Peruse our gallery of past commandants.

The Kentish Guards Fife and Drum Corps is proud to announce the release of their CD.  Click here for samples/ordering information

This year at the Westbrook Muster Tatoo we paid tribute to Maurice A. "Mo" Schoos... Friend to many in the fife and drum world and second father to many of us.
Check out the video here...

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the organization and deployment of the 2nd RI Volunteer Infantry for service in the Civil War, of which the Kentish Guards were "Company H", we have the letters of one of its members, Ezra Greene.

The Kentish Guards is actively seeking new members.  For membership information in either the Militia Company or the Fife and Drum Corps, please see the Contacts page.

Unless otherwise noted, all images on this site are property of the Kentish Guards, and may not be used without permission.

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