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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

231st performs mass decontamination at North Locust Point Marine Terminal

November 7, 2017
Members of the Maryland National Guard’s 231st Chemical Company assisted with detecting potential chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosive hazards and tested their mass decontamination capabilities on Nov. 3, 2017, during their quarterly sustainment exercise at the North Locust Point Marine Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more

200th Military Police Company deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands

October 23, 2017
Nearly 100 members of the 200th Military Police Company, Maryland Army National Guard​ deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands from Catonsville, Md., Oct. 23, 2017. The unit is deploying up to 30 days to provide additional security to the U.S. Virgin Islands as a result of hurricane Irma. They is replacing a Kentucky National Guard  Read the Rest... Read more

Exercise Bosna I Hercegovina 2017

October 11, 2017
The exercise, Exercise Bosna I Hercegovina 2017, was jointly organized by the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre and the Ministry of Security of BiH and involved more than 1200 participants from 32 NATO allied and partner countries. Read more

First Maryland Guardsman completes Cyber Operations Officer Course

August 11, 2017
By Capt. Aaron M. Testa, Public Affairs Officer, 110th Information Operations Battalion ANNAPOLIS, Md.—An Infantry Officer with the Maryland National Guard’s 110th Information Operations Battalion became the first Maryland Guardsman to complete the challenging Cyber Operations Officer Course at Fort Gordon, Georgia, July 25, 2017. “The course provided me with extensive and in-depth technical, operational,  Read the Rest... Read more

Admiral Pitka Recon Challenge 2017

August 6, 2017
A 70-mile odyssey over four days through the dense-wet forest of Pärnu, Estonia, while being attacked by opposing forces is not an item on most soldier’s bucket list. Highly determined to compete and win, 28 four-person teams from 11 nations assembled for the Admiral Pitka Recon Challenge from Aug. 1-4, 2017. Read more

MDARNG Celebrates Army Warrant Officer Cohort’s 99th Birthday

July 20, 2017
The Maryland Army National Guard (MDARNG) paid homage to the Army Warrant Officer Cohort by celebrating its 99th birthday with cake, a decorated sign, and their own unique song at the Maj. Gen. Warren D. Hodges Armory, located on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 16, 2017. Read more

MD Guard Chaplain Honored for Really Caring

July 18, 2017
Maryland National Guard’s Ch (Col.) William Sean Lee is honored with The American Baptist Home Mission Society’s highest honor, the Lorraine K. Poter Military Chaplaincy Merit Award for faithful and effective pastoral and spiritual care. Read more

Now stomp your left and drag yo’ right: 1-175th’s joint training

July 14, 2017
Maryland National Guard soldiers in the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment trained with more than 200 international service members from the Estonian Defence League, Estonian Police and Border Guard, and military units from several neighboring countries including Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland in Tallinn, Estonia, June 1-13, 2017. The training focused on civil disturbance operations and included riot control, shield use ... Read more