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Practice makes perfect during nation-wide CBRN scenario for 231st Chem. Co.

April 17, 2018
Throughout the past year, members of the 231st Chemical Company based at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation, near Reisterstown, Maryland, participated in multiple disaster scenarios, clocking countless hours of classroom instruction and field training, in preparation for the three week Army disaster response exercise Guardian Response 18, linked to Vibrant Response 18. Read more

Every day brings new challenges

March 19, 2018
Article by Col. Charles Kohler, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Looking towards the future, 2nd Lt. Dajana Dangubic from Konjic, Bosnia-Herzegovina is taking the unconventional road for women. “Joining the army really opened my eyes, said Dangubic. “It taught me to think of more than just myself. Now, I really enjoy working as a  Read the Rest... Read more

State Partners win Maryland National Guard Best Warrior Competition

March 18, 2018
Article by Lt. Col. Rick Breitenfeldt, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 18, 2018) – After four days of intense competition at the Maryland National Guard Best Warrior Competition, Sgt. Matija Ivaković was named best noncommissioned officer, while Sgt. Kristjan Mägi was named the best junior enlisted soldier. Unique to Maryland’s  Read the Rest... Read more

Defining what it means to be the best

March 18, 2018
Article by Sgt. Devon Bistarkey, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GUNPOWDER MILITARY RESERVATION, Md. (March 18, 2018) – Service members from the Maryland Army and Air National Guard, as well as state partner nations of Estonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina competed in the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition at multiple locations throughout Maryland, March 15-18. Through  Read the Rest... Read more

Meet 2018’s Best Warrior Contenders

March 15, 2018
One of the toughest tests of a warrior’s resolution and training is the Best Warrior Competition. The competition is a multi-day marathon of mental and physical trials, pushing these elite service members to their limits. This year’s competition is conducted at multiple locations throughout Maryland. This year’s competition includes junior enlisted, noncommissioned officers, and commissioned officers of the Maryland Army and ... Read more

Recruiter leads on and off the field

March 12, 2018
Article by Cpl. Elizabeth Scott, Maryland Public Affairs Office Working at a fast food restaurant and living out of his car, Staff Sgt. Kim Kerschner, a recruiter from Co. A, Recruit and Retention Battalion, Maryland National Guard, works to change the life of this potential recruit. “He said ‘I need a job,’” recalled Kerschner. “‘I’m  Read the Rest... Read more

Md. Guard Intel team deploys, makes history

February 26, 2018
By Maj. Kurt M. Rauschenberg, 58th EMIB Public Affairs Officer Ten soldiers assigned to the 629th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion left today for a nine month deployment to Ft. Gordon, Ga. The deploying soldiers are making history for the Maryland Army National Guard as they participate in the first deployment from this command since its  Read the Rest... Read more

MDNG and Towson University sign memorandum of understanding

January 29, 2018
By Cpl. Elizabeth Scott, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office The Maryland National Guard and Towson University affirmed their partnership prior to the military appreciation men's basketball game, with a signing of a memorandum of understanding that will provide new opportunities to both service members and Towson University students on Jan. 27, 2018. “This is  Read the Rest... Read more

110th Information Operations Battalion hosts Maryland National Guard’s first-ever Cyber and Information Operations Symposium

December 19, 2017
Article by Capt. Aaron Testa, 110th Information Operations Battalion ANNAPOLIS, Md.— The Maryland National Guard’s first-ever Cyber and Information Operations Symposium was held at the Annapolis Readiness Center in Annapolis, Maryland, Nov. 19, 2017. The event, hosted by the 110th IO Battalion, provided opportunities for Maryland’s experts in the IO and cyber fields to share information and build relationships as they work together ... Read more

Classmates of Lt. Col. Melvin H. Cade for whom the Cade Readiness Center is named

November 21, 2017
William Brent and Wilbert Walker were classmates of Lt. Col. Melvin H. Cade, former commanding officer of the Maryland National Guard’s 229th Supply and Transportation Battalion. The 229th carried the lineage and honors of “The Monumental City Guards”, re-designated the First Separate Company in 1882, an all-black Maryland National Guard unit. The unit transformed several times throughout it’s history and ... Read more