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40-mile GORUCK challenge honors fallen Soldier

November 23, 2014
Maryland National Guard members of Bravo Company 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group participated in a 24-hour, 40-mile GORUCK challenge Nov. 22-23, 2014, to raise money for the SSG Matthew (Blackbeard) Pucino Memorial Foundation and the Green Beret Foundation. The event took place in Hampstead, Md. and started at 3:00 p.m. on the 22nd and ending at 3:00 p.m. the following ... Read more

Baltimore City Honors Veterans

November 11, 2014
Cheers, music, and military cadences filled the streets of Baltimore from the south end of Mt. Vernon Place to the War Memorial Plaza as part of the city’s annual Veterans Day March, Nov. 11, 2014. Read more

32nd CST trains at Walter Reed

November 6, 2014
The Maryland National Guard’s 32nd Civil Support Team participated in a training exercise on Nov. 6, 2014, at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, in Washington, D.C. The unit’s performance was assessed by Army North evaluators. Read more

Female Soldiers unite through new sorority

November 1, 2014
Several female troops united to create the Kappa Epsilon Psi åas KEΨ. The sorority is open to all female Service members, regardless of branch, who are serving or have served honorably in the military. Read more

253rd SAPPERs participate in Exercise Saber Junction 14

September 14, 2014
The Maryland National Guard’s 253rd Engineer Company (SAPPER) participated in Exercise Saber Junction 14 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany from Aug. 24 – Sept. 14, 2014. Saber Junction 14 is a U.S. Army Europe led, U.S. European Command directed, multinational, multiservice exercise that involves more than 5,800 personnel from 17 countries in several locations in Europe. ... Read more

Seeds of a nation: remembering the 5th Maryland and the Battle of North Point

September 11, 2014
As a nation, the United States of America wasn’t born when the Declaration of Independence was signed July 4, 1776. It didn’t spring from the ashes of the American Revolution in 1783. It wasn’t quite there when George Washington was elected the first president in 1788. Read more

When Free Men Shall Stand

September 3, 2014
As the city of Baltimore celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem, the Maryland National Guard is commemorating the occasion with the grand opening of its War of 1812 museum display. Read more

Traveling exhibit gives Marylanders a taste of history

September 3, 2014
“When freemen shall stand,” is the title and theme of a new traveling exhibit of the War of 1812 that stands tall on display, for the month of August, at the Kent County Public Library to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. Read more

Estonian Air Force pilots receive highest MDNG state award

August 12, 2014
Capt. Rene Kallis and Capt Martin Noorsalu, both members of the Estonian Air Force and previous Estonian exchange officers in the Maryland Army National Guard’s 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, were presented with the Maryland National Guard Distinguished Service Cross. They also conducted their last flight with the Maryland Army National Guard at Weide Army Air Field in the Edgewood area ... Read more

244th engineers hammer out repairs

August 11, 2014
Soldiers with 2nd platoon, 244th Engineer Company, Maryland Army National Guard, conduct repairs on the Leadership Reaction Course at Gunpowder Military Reservation in Glen Arm, Md., on Aug. 9, 2014. Renovating the LRC is one of several projects the 244th Engineers are working on right now. Others include repairing plumbing at the 5th Regiment Armory  Read the Rest... Read more