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Maple Resolve 17: aviation annual training

June 1, 2017
Helicoptering done right, eh? By Spc. Elizabeth Scott, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Camp Wainwright, Alberta, Canada (March 25, 2017) – As the sunset at Camp Wainwright in Alberta, Canada, the sky turned a bright golden color. A Maryland National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk was silhouetted against the skyline as a crew performed a hoist mission with a simulated downed pilot. While ... Read more

Flint locks in win at Region II Best Warrior Competition

May 19, 2017
Photography by Maj. Rick Breitenfeldt, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Article by Cpl. Elizabeth Scott, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office A Maryland National Guard soldier tested his drive and skills through snow and the bitter cold during the Maryland Best Warrior Competition. Though warmer weather, around 50 degrees Fahrenheit, at Fort Indiantown Gap,  Read the Rest... Read more

WWI exhibit ribbon cutting ceremony commemorates 100th anniversary of American entry into WWI

April 6, 2017
The Maryland National Guard’s Maryland Military Historical Society hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new World War I exhibit in the Maryland Museum of Military History at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Md., April 6, 2017. The opening of the “Over There” exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the American entry into World  Read the Rest... Read more

Towson University hosts Military Appreciation and Hometown Heroes Appreciation Games

March 27, 2017
Maryland National Guard service members were honored during Towson University’s Military Appreciation and Hometown Heroes Appreciation lacrosse games at Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson, Md., March 25, 2017. Before the men’s lacrosse game, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Beyard tossed the coin at midfield. After the first quarter, 1st Lt. Meghan Landymore, Medical Detachment, Joint Force Headquarters, Sgt. Denajah Prescott, 629th Signal Company and ... Read more

MD Best Warrior 2017: bigger and badder than ever

March 19, 2017
Article by Staff Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment EDGEWOOD, Md. (March 19, 2017) – Blisters. Aching, stiff muscles. Ibuprofen. Water – lots of it. Weapon smoke. Tear gas. Piles of laundry. Miles of foot traffic. Brains crammed to bursting with military trivia from every Army regulation imaginable. Best Warrior competitions were never meant to be easy. The Maryland National Guard’s 2017 competition, ... Read more

Meet the Best Warriors: 2017 Best Warrior Competition

March 17, 2017
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 soldiers, noncommissioned officers, and commissioned officers of the Maryland Army and Air ... Read more

MG Singh addresses the International Women’s Conference

March 13, 2017
Hosted by the Estonian Atlantic Treaty Association, the International Women’s Conference held in Tallinn, to highlight the importance of women and their contributions to peace and security. Maj. Gen. Linda Singh, the adjutant general of Maryland, discussed her unique experiences as a women, mother, soldier, and contractor. “While women have played a role in military and security operations for hundreds of ... Read more

Honoring the Monumental City Guard’s Service and Legacy

February 14, 2017
Maj. Gen. Linda L. Singh, the adjutant general of Maryland, and the Maryland Museum of Military History host a Black History Month event in recognition of the historic Monumental City Guard’s service in the Maryland National Guard in World War I and the Korean War, at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Md., Feb.14, 2016. “We need to honor those who ... Read more

Brig. Gen. Scott L. Kelly earns the Order of Chaplain (Capt.) Eugene P. O’Grady Award

January 31, 2017
Maryland Military Department chaplains, chaplain candidates, and assistants concluded their annual training conference and presented the Order of Chaplain (Capt.) Eugene P. O’Grady Award at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation near Reisterstown, Md., on Jan. 31, 2017. Brig. Gen. Scott L. Kelly, assistant adjutant general – Air, was awarded the O’Grady award for 2017. The award was established in 2011 to recognize ... Read more

29th CAB Deployment

January 29, 2017
Nearly 200 members of the Maryland Army National Guard’s Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deploy from Edgewood Md., on Jan. 29, 2017, to provide full-spectrum aviation capabilities in support of ongoing operations in the Middle East. The unit will serve as the headquarters element for the 29th CAB, which will consist of more than 1,500 soldiers from ... Read more