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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

Maryland Army National Guard dedicates newly expanded aviation facility to fallen Soldier

December 13, 2012
The Maryland Army National Guard dedicated a newly expanded aviation facility, Dec. 13, to a highly decorated aviator, who was killed during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Read more

Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2012
A Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremony took place on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Dec. 7. The Taney is the last remaining vessel afloat that survived the attack on Pearl Harbor 71 years ago. Read more

Maryland’s ‘Dandy Fifth’ celebrates 238th anniversary

December 1, 2012
The Maryland National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment held its annual Pass in Review ceremony, concurrently celebrating the regiment’s 238th anniversary, at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Dec. 1. Read more

Partners in Care goes nationwide

December 1, 2012
A faith-based program started by a Maryland National Guard chaplain is gaining momentum and expanding nationwide as part of a Defense Department initiative to meet the needs of service members in all branches of the military. Read more

Baltimore salutes veterans, past and present, with annual downtown celebration

November 12, 2012
Veterans and their Families were honored for their military service during an annual parade held in downtown Baltimore, Nov. 12. Read more

GUARDians in the Storm

October 30, 2012
Members from several Maryland Guard units are deployed to Crisfield Md., to assist local authorities with house-to-house evacuations on Oct. 30, 2012. The Servicemembers have been stationed in the area since Sunday performing 24-hour operations. Read more

Guardians in the storm: MDNG works across state with civilian authorities in response to Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012
The Maryland National Guard prepared to support its neighbors across the state, Oct. 28, as it prepositioned Soldiers, Airmen and equipment in advance of Hurricane Sandy’s anticipated landfall late Monday, Oct. 29. The weather phenomenon, called a “perfect storm” by some, was expected to combine a rare mixture of a tropical hurricane from the east and an early winter storm ... Read more

Maryland Air National Guard breaks ground on new facility

October 2, 2012
With a toss of dirt from a gilded shovel, the Maryland Air National Guard officially kicked-off the construction of the new wing headquarters, operations, medical and training facility, Oct. 2, at the Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md. Read more