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Air National Guard fire department answers calls outside gate

May 28, 2013
A call comes in. A freight train has derailed in a neighborhood right outside Baltimore, it is on fire and black smoke can be seen for miles spreading across the city. More details are unknown at this point, but one thing is for sure, help is needed to control the blaze. Read more

Guard, community leaders kick off construction on Md. Guard readiness centers

May 24, 2013
During April and May, leaders from the Maryland Army National Guard and the local community gathered on three separate occasions to break ground on construction projects that will significantly enhance the readiness of National Guard units in the La Plata, Dundalk and Westminster communities. Read more

Maryland National Guard celebrates diversity through Unity Day

May 16, 2013
Maryland Guard members from around the state gathered to take part in games, performances and multicultural cuisine, celebrating diversity through the Maryland National Guard’s 8th Annual Unity Day, May 16, at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore. Read more

Andersons Named Maryland’s Best Warriors

April 21, 2013
The Maryland Army National Guard completed its 2013 Best Warrior Competition at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation April 21, 2013, to determine the year’s best Soldier and noncommissioned officer. Sgt. Delvon Anderson was named the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Spc. Robert Anderson was named the Soldier of the Year. Although the two share the same last name, they are ... Read more

Guard members help Edgewood math students calculate paths to success

April 10, 2013
By 1st Lt. Kristofer P. Baumgartner Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Area high school math students applied their recently learned skills today while getting a taste of military life courtesy of Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade and the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment April 10, 2013. Ho Chang,  Read the Rest... Read more

Maryland Guardsmen march against hunger

March 18, 2013
Nearly 500 service members, civilian first responders and community members gathered for the first Norwegian Challenge: Maryland Army National Guard’s March Against Hunger, in La Plata, Md., today. Read more

Maryland lieutenant colonel helps save Soldier after jump mishap

March 14, 2013
What began as a routine training jump from the back of a C-27J aircraft, quickly became a matter of life or death for one soldier. As he hung by the neck, unable to release himself from the harness, the response of his fellow Soldiers was crucial, and in this case, life-saving. Read more

Chaplains unite, present Order of Chaplain Award

February 25, 2013
Chaplains and assistants from the Maryland Army National Guard, Maryland Air National Guard and Maryland Defense Force met for a 3-day conference and annual training at the Weinberg Center on Camp Fretterd Military Reservation, Md., Feb. 25-27. Read more

Troopers take to the tropics

February 1, 2013
Maryland Army National Guard soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 158th Cavalry Regiment, recently showed how quickly and efficiently they can project their capabilities during a weekend training mission to Puerto Rico. Read more

Engineers Certify on Robot

January 13, 2013
Soldiers from the Maryland Army National Guard’s 253rd Engineer Company (Sapper) in La Plata, Md., spent their drill weekend training with a Mobile Training Team to become certified robot operators. The Jan. 12-13 drill weekend also included breeching doors, Modern Army Combatives and weapons familiarity. Read more