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From Baltimore to Berlin; Maryland National Guardsman, German military exchange experience

September 16, 2015
I never had the opportunity to visit Germany until I filled out an application to train and receive training from the German Armed Forces. The Military Reserve Exchange Program, established between the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense Reserve Affairs and German Ministry of Defense in 1985, promotes unique training experiences and cultural education for reserve component officers. Each ... Read more

Medical Warrior Challenge

September 14, 2015
The Maryland Army National Guard’s 104th Area Support Medical Company conducted its first Medical Warrior Challenge competition, on Sept. 12, 2015, to build teamwork and strengthen esprit de corps within the unit. The competition took place at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation near Reisterstown, Md., and included a 500-group push-up event, 9-line medevacs, medical scenarios, sked litter obstacle course, land navigation, ... Read more

Maryland Unites: Gov. Hogan’s initiative fosters teamwork amongst teens and MD state employees

August 28, 2015
Members of the Maryland Military Department volunteered their time to help cadets, from the Maryland National Guard’s Freestate ChalleNGe Academy, beautify their academy surroundings on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland on Aug. 26, 2015. Read more

Medics inject youth with career ideas

August 7, 2015
Baltimore City teens spent a hot summer day getting acquainted with military emergency medical training during Maryland’s Youth Works Summer Internship Program at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md., July 29, 2015. The interns visited with soldiers from the 104th Area Support Medical Company during Operation Raven Care, a two-week training event, from July 25 to Aug. ... Read more

Realistic scenarios provide medics the right medicine

August 5, 2015
An ambulance arrives with screams from inside that drown out the sirens. A woman fills the air with sounds of terror. Inside the tent, the energy is high and people begin to run and shout commands in an effort to quickly treat the injured Soldier. The back doors fly open and medics pull out the stretcher. Four personnel rush the ... Read more

Senior Airman Daniel Generette receives honor guardsman of the year award

June 26, 2015
Senior Airman Daniel C. Generette, a member of the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard, received the Honor Guardsman of the Year Award during a ceremony at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Maryland, June 23, 2015. Read more

Region II Best Warrior Competition 2015

June 2, 2015
Two Soldiers from the Maryland Army National Guard competed for Region II Best Warrior at Fort Pickett, Virginia, on May 29-31. Read more

Reel time: Maryland Guard, Estonian bomb squad partner to save lives

May 31, 2015
The smoke billowed around a young man, who lay bleeding and barely breathing on the sandy ground. His injuries had come from a treasure hunt gone bad: he’d struck a half-buried bomb with the blade of his shovel. His right hand and foot were severed in the explosion. Read more

2015 MDARNG Best Warrior Competition

May 16, 2015
The Maryland Army National Guard completed its 2015 Best Warrior Competition at the Lauderick Creek Training Site in the Edgewood area of Md., and at Gunpowder Military Reservation, located in Glen Arm, Md., March 13-16, 2015. Read more

NG in Baltimore: “We do what we can, when we can”

May 5, 2015
Baltimore residents were jarred by the sight of more than 3,000 Maryland National Guardsmen and women patrolling the city streets, Apr. 27-May 4. Read more