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Exercise Bosna I Hercegovina 2017

October 11, 2017
The exercise, Exercise Bosna I Hercegovina 2017, was jointly organized by the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre and the Ministry of Security of BiH and involved more than 1200 participants from 32 NATO allied and partner countries. Read more

First Maryland Guardsman completes Cyber Operations Officer Course

August 11, 2017
By Capt. Aaron M. Testa, Public Affairs Officer, 110th Information Operations Battalion ANNAPOLIS, Md.—An Infantry Officer with the Maryland National Guard’s 110th Information Operations Battalion became the first Maryland Guardsman to complete the challenging Cyber Operations Officer Course at Fort Gordon, Georgia, July 25, 2017. “The course provided me with extensive and in-depth technical, operational,  Read the Rest... Read more

Admiral Pitka Recon Challenge 2017

August 6, 2017
A 70-mile odyssey over four days through the dense-wet forest of Pärnu, Estonia, while being attacked by opposing forces is not an item on most soldier’s bucket list. Highly determined to compete and win, 28 four-person teams from 11 nations assembled for the Admiral Pitka Recon Challenge from Aug. 1-4, 2017. Read more

MDARNG Celebrates Army Warrant Officer Cohort’s 99th Birthday

July 20, 2017
The Maryland Army National Guard (MDARNG) paid homage to the Army Warrant Officer Cohort by celebrating its 99th birthday with cake, a decorated sign, and their own unique song at the Maj. Gen. Warren D. Hodges Armory, located on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 16, 2017. Read more

MD Guard Chaplain Honored for Really Caring

July 18, 2017
Maryland National Guard’s Ch (Col.) William Sean Lee is honored with The American Baptist Home Mission Society’s highest honor, the Lorraine K. Poter Military Chaplaincy Merit Award for faithful and effective pastoral and spiritual care. Read more

Now stomp your left and drag yo’ right: 1-175th’s joint training

July 14, 2017
Maryland National Guard soldiers in the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment trained with more than 200 international service members from the Estonian Defence League, Estonian Police and Border Guard, and military units from several neighboring countries including Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland in Tallinn, Estonia, June 1-13, 2017. The training focused on civil disturbance operations and included riot control, shield use ... Read more

MD medics make training look good on Caribbean Island

June 16, 2017
SALINAS, PUERTO RICO – Medics with the Maryland Army National Guard’s 104th Area Support Medical Company had a chance to train amid mango trees, clear blue seas, and a warm breeze while providing medical coverage and support for the Puerto Rico National Guard during their annual training at Camp Santiago in Salinas, Puerto Rico, June 3-17, 2017. Read more

Maple Resolve 17: aviation annual training

June 1, 2017
Helicoptering done right, eh? By Spc. Elizabeth Scott, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Camp Wainwright, Alberta, Canada (March 25, 2017) – As the sunset at Camp Wainwright in Alberta, Canada, the sky turned a bright golden color. A Maryland National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk was silhouetted against the skyline as a crew performed a hoist mission with a simulated downed pilot. While ... Read more

Flint locks in win at Region II Best Warrior Competition

May 19, 2017
Photography by Maj. Rick Breitenfeldt, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Article by Cpl. Elizabeth Scott, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office A Maryland National Guard soldier tested his drive and skills through snow and the bitter cold during the Maryland Best Warrior Competition. Though warmer weather, around 50 degrees Fahrenheit, at Fort Indiantown Gap,  Read the Rest... Read more

WWI exhibit ribbon cutting ceremony commemorates 100th anniversary of American entry into WWI

April 6, 2017
The Maryland National Guard’s Maryland Military Historical Society hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new World War I exhibit in the Maryland Museum of Military History at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Md., April 6, 2017. The opening of the “Over There” exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the American entry into World  Read the Rest... Read more