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Two Maryland Guard members honored for rescuing girl from blazing house

August 11, 2014
Two Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers, Sgt. Maj. Merle L. Bragg Jr. with the 29th infantry division, and Sgt. Edward L. Carmean with the 290th Military Police Company, both senior police officers with the Berlin Police Department, were presented with the Life Saving Award on Aug. 11, 2014, at the Council Chambers – Berlin Town Hall in Berlin, Maryland. Read more

Maryland Hart

July 30, 2014
The Maryland Army National Guard and the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team conducts swift water rescue training with the Baltimore County Police and Fire Department on July 30, 2014, at Essex Skypark, Essex Md. Read more

Baltimore community partnered with the Maryland Guard

July 20, 2014
Just 15 minutes away from the historic 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Maryland, is a struggling community. A community like many others in the city and nation. This Baltimore community is working towards revitalization and has a new partner, the Maryland National Guard. Read more

70th Regt. trains new leaders

June 17, 2014
The 1st Battalion, 70th Regiment (LDR) Regional Training Institute, Maryland Army National Guard, conducted its first phase III training of the Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Edgewood, Maryland, June 13-27, 2014. Read more

MD LRS CHUTES from the SKIES

June 14, 2014
Soldiers with C Co., 1st Squadron, 158th Cavalry Regiment, Maryland Army National Guard, conducted a non-tactical jump from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over Bitner Drop Zone in Little Orleans, Maryland, June 14. Read more

1-158th CAV dominates at Best Warrior Competition

March 16, 2014
The Maryland Army National Guard conducted its 2014 Best Warrior Competition at Camp Fretterd and Gunpowder Military Reservations – near Reisterstown and in Glen Arm, Md. – to determine this year’s best noncommissioned officer and Soldier, March 13-16. Read more

Maryland Guard answers state’s call for help

February 13, 2014
Approximately 500 Service members of the Maryland National Guard and Defense Force, were activated for to help with severe winter weather operations throughout the state on Feb. 13, 2014. Read more

A look at black history in the Maryland Guard: Brig. Gen. Allyson Solomon


February 11, 2014
The United States Army Air Forces, which became the U.S. Air Force in 1947, was home to the 332nd Fighter Group “Redtails” piloted by the Tuskegee Airmen. Until 1948 women were not to allowed to serve in the U.S. military. Read more

231st Chem. Co. joins with Air Guard to conduct HAZMAT training

February 10, 2014
On a cold, overcast weekend, the Maryland National Guard’s 231st Chemical Company and 175th Civil Engineering Fire and Emergency Services Flight conducted joint HAZMAT training at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md., on Feb. 8-9, 2014. Read more

A look at black history in the Maryland Guard: retired Command Sgt. Maj. Wilson J. Thornton Jr.

February 4, 2014
In 1776, Congress passed legislation allowing black men to enlist in the armed services. Following that decision, approximately 7,000 black men enlisted in the Army to defend America during the Revolutionary War. Throughout the nation’s history, they continued to play significant roles in the U.S. military. Read more