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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

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