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What is base housing preventing you from doing? The POA / Guardianship agreement is legally all that you need. You do not need a formal court ordered guardianship.
If they are forcing you to get a guardianship you can file for guardianship in New Jersey. You will need to get the father to sign a consent to the guardianship on the court forms. You would file this in the surrogates court in the county where you live. They can give you the forms and likely will give you general instructions on filing the forms to obtain guardianship. I would only do this if absolutely necessary. Like I said the documents you have should be plenty.
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