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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

Aviators stay afloat during water survival training

August 28, 2013
Pilots, flight engineers and crew chiefs took advantage of the final days of summer and went from the hangar to the pool for shallow water training. Maryland Army National Guard flight crews participated in Survival Egress Air training Aug. 28, 2013, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edgewood Area, military base pool near Edgewood, Md. Read more

The Maryland 400

August 25, 2013
Governor Martin O’Malley was the keynote speaker on Sunday, Aug., 25, at the Green-Wood Cemetery in New York at the 237th anniversary celebration of the American Revolution, the Battle of Brooklyn 1776. Read more

Maryland trains MPs in state for deployment

August 10, 2013
Through the 31B reclassification course, the Maryland National Guard’s 70th Regiment provided training to help meet the Guard’s demand for military police officers. Read more

Next assistant adjutant general for the Maryland Army National Guard

August 8, 2013
Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the appointment of Brig. Gen. Linda Singh as the next assistant adjutant general for the Maryland Army National Guard. Singh will replace Brig. Gen. Peter Hinz, who will retire from state service on Sept. 30, 2013. Read more

Army’s Top Enlisted Guardsmen

August 1, 2013
Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Beyard will serve as the next Maryland Army National Guard Command Sergeant Major. He replaces Command Sgt. Maj. Leroy Hill, who will retire at the end of the month after a stellar career of nearly 30 years of service to the citizens of the United States and the state of Maryland. Command Sgt. Maj. Beyard currently ... Read more

Post-September 11th mobilization display

June 27, 2013
The Maryland National Guard celebrated the opening of the post-September 11th mobilization display in the Maryland Museum of Military History June 27, 2013, at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore. Read more

Partnership builds community, starting with the kitchen

June 25, 2013
By Staff Sgt. Thaddeus Harrington, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment BALTIMORE (June 25, 2013) – Firefighters of Baltimore’s Engine Company 45 will soon be able to break bread in a recently renovated kitchen, thanks to a training partnership with the Maryland Army National Guard’s 244th Engineer Company. The 244th contacted the office of Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in August 2012 regarding ... Read more