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Sailabration, Baltimore: War of 1812 Bicentennial

June 19, 2012
For more than 30 years following the American Revolution, the nations of western Europe treated the U.S. like an annoying younger sibling. Though Great Britain and much of the continent were embroiled in the prolonged Napoleonic Wars, some (like Great Britain) still found time to harass the upstart across the Atlantic. British ships continually interfered with American trade vessels, and ... Read more

MDDF Chaplain Awarded the Order of Chaplain O’Grady Award

February 29, 2012
A Maryland Defense Force chaplain was presented with The Order of Chaplain (Capt.) Eugene P. O’Grady Award during a ceremony at the Chaplain Eugene P. O’Grady Chapel on Camp Fretterd Military Reservation near Reisterstown, Md., Feb. 29. Read more

Fitness Center renamed in honor of Fallen Warrior

February 25, 2012
The Maryland National Guard dedicated the Fitness Center on Camp Fretterd Military Reservation to Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II on Sept. 6, 2014. Marchanti was killed in action in Kabul, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom on Feb. 25, 2012. Read more

MDNG Members Jump in Honor of Fallen Soldier

February 4, 2012
Soldiers from the Maryland National Guard conducted a non-tactical jump from a C-27J aircraft Feb. 4, in Little Orleans, Md., to honor a fallen Maryland National Guard member. Read more

Maryland ANG Ready to Assist in Major Disaster

January 19, 2012
The Maryland Air National Guard recently received and trained on new equipment that allows them to be more prepared to assist local communities in the event of a natural or man-made disaster at home. Read more

Maryland Army National Guard Brigade to Begin Mission in Kuwait

December 16, 2011
The 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, known as Task Force Normandy, has a new mission in Kuwait only days after the end of the war in Iraq. Read more

MD National Guard mobilized for Hurricane Irene support

August 28, 2011
While the citizens of Maryland braced for Hurricane Irene and were warned to seek shelter or stay in their homes, more than 500 Citizen-Soldiers, Airmen and Maryland Defense Force volunteers from units across the state sprang into action to do what they do best–help their neighbors. Read more

Maryland National Guard teams up with law enforcement agencies for Operation Underdog

August 3, 2011
Members of the Maryland National Guard teamed up with local Maryland police and fire departments to conduct Operation Underdog Aug. 3 in Essex, Md. Operation Underdog is a joint operation between the National Guard, the Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments and other volunteer departments, to conduct simulated rescue missions during flood and high water scenarios. Read more

Going for the gold

July 5, 2011
On July 5, 2011 Senior Airman Gideon L. Connelly, repair and reclamation crew chief, 175th Maintenance Squadron, was involved in a motorcycle accident in Baltimore County with serious damage to his left leg. The doctors told the Maryland Air National Guardsman if he kept his leg, it would leave him with limitations to what he could do. However, if the ... Read more

Soldiers Earn German Armed Forces Badge

February 18, 2011
Members of the Maryland Army National Guard participated in a two-day competition to earn the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency February 17 and 18, 2011, at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md. Read more