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Skinny fat people need self-motivation in a peacetime Army

January 2, 2014
I turned to one side, then the other, and sighed at my reflection in the mirror. “I’m fat.”I poked at the skin on my arm. Yep, there’s definitely a wobble there. My reflection was flabby. I was flabby. Not overweight, but very out of shape: skinny and fat at the same time. That’s not a happy state to be in ... Read more

Washington claws victory at Maryland Guard sponsored Crab Bowl 

December 21, 2013
High school football players from across Maryland competed in the sixth annual Maryland Crab Bowl senior all-star game at McDaniel College, Gill Stadium, Dec. 21, 2013. The college was home to the Baltimore Ravens’ summer training camp until the 2011 season. Read more

Star Spangled 200

December 9, 2013
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are welcomed to Martins State Airport on Monday, Dec. 9 to announce the Star-Spangled Air Show, scheduled for Sept. 13-14, 2014. The air show will take place during Star-Spangled Spectacular, a free 10-day festival celebrating the 200th birthday of our national anthem. Read more

Caroline County Veterans Memorial

November 9, 2013
Senior leaders both past and present from the Maryland National Guard were in Denton, Md., today for the dedication of the memorial walk at the Caroline Veterans Monument on the grounds of the General James F. Fretterd Community Center. A plaque honoring Caroline natives who died in WWII and a plaque honoring Maryland Guardsmen who mobilized from the former armory ... Read more

Maryland Army Guard gets first female, African-American commander

November 3, 2013
In a ceremony with more than 250 Soldiers attending, Brig. Gen. Linda L. Singh assumed command of the Maryland Army National Guard from Brig. Gen. Peter C. Hinz, at the Fifth Regiment Armory, Nov. 3. Read more

Centennial Legion Pass and Review

November 2, 2013
Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, the adjutant general of Maryland was the reviewing officer for the Centennial Legion pass and review and the flag changing ceremony Nov. 2, 2013, at the historic Fort McHenry in Baltimore. The Centennial Legion is comprised of the historic military commands from the 13 original states. It was officially organized on July 4, 1876, in ... Read more

Operation Harbor Assault

October 31, 2013
Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, the adjutant general of Maryland, visited the 32nd Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction) during Operation Harbor Assault at North Locust Point Marine Terminal in Baltimore, Md., Oct. 31, 2013. Read more

Soldiers ‘de-slime’ during training

September 8, 2013
A specialized Maryland Army National Guard chemical unit honed their skills during a Sept. 8 training exercise at Gunpowder Military Reservation near Glen Arm, Md. Read more

Sweet Jewish New Year

September 3, 2013
Sundown on September 4 marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah. Maryland Defense Force Chaplain (Capt.) Chesky Tenenbaum, the first bearded defense force chaplain of any state, held a pre-Rosh Hashanah service for Maryland Guard Service members at the Fifth Regiment Armory on Sept. 3, 2013. Read more

Wreath-laying ceremony at Caulk’s Field

August 31, 2013
Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, the adjutant general of Maryland, joined Lt. Col. Colby Corrin, of the British Royal Marines, in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Caulk’s Field monument Aug. 31. Read more