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Streets Named After Soldiers at Vaccination Site

Streets Named After Soldiers at Vaccination Site
Several Soldiers from the 1st Battalion,175th Infantry Regiment, Maryland Army National Guard, were honored with streets named after them at the Six Flags America vaccination site for their contributions to improve the efficiency of the facility.
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Maryland National Guard, state partners renew SPP ties

Maryland National Guard, state partners renew SPP ties
Story and photos by U.S. Air National Guard Master Sgt. Christopher Schepers, 175th Wing Public Affairs As the world has battled the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maryland National Guard focused on domestic operations supporting the state’s response to the virus and was unable to work with their state partners from Estonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in over a year. Due to restrictions on travel ...
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Vaccination Effort Makes Waves on MD’s Eastern Shore

Vaccination Effort Makes Waves on MD's Eastern Shore
With the assistance of the Maryland National Guard, the mass vaccination site at the Wicomico Civic Center on Maryland’s Eastern Shore opened on March 19, 2021, to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents. This site is unique among the others in Maryland, as it is a hybrid, offering both drive-thru for those with accessibility needs and an indoor walk-in service. Residents ...
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Community COVID Fighters: A Day in Lane 8

Community COVID Fighters: A Day in Lane 8
It was early on a near freezing gloomy Wednesday morning as Maryland Army National Guard Spc. Joseph Wolfe of the 104th Medical Company Area Support prepares his vaccination station. He raises his hands to be warmed by one of the heaters hanging from one of the white tents.
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Together to Defeat COVID-19

Together to Defeat COVID-19
More than 115 Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers from Task Force 291, 58th Troop Command, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, and the 1-175th Infantry Regiment, are providing direct support to county health departments in Maryland to assist with the acceleration of COVID-19 vaccination efforts at the Six Flags Mass Vaccination Site, in Bowie, Maryland, beginning on Feb. 3, 2021.
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Springing Forward to Victory: 2021 Maryland Best Warrior Competition

Springing Forward to Victory: 2021 Maryland Best Warrior Competition
Spc. Richard Granke, a healthcare specialist with the 104th Medical Company Area Support, and Sgt. James McGill, a radiology specialist with the 224th Medical Company Area Support, were deemed the best Soldier and noncommissioned officer for the 2021 MDNG BWC, respectively. Capt. Ryan Slaughter, a logistics officer with the 70th Regiment, was deemed the best Officer for the 2021 MDNG ...
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Meet 2021’s Best Warrior Contenders

Meet 2021’s Best Warrior Contenders
Service members from the Maryland Army National Guard vie for the 2021 Best Warrior title of the during the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition from March 11-14, 2021. Competitors endure a variety of warrior tasks to prove themselves, the best of the best. The competition is a multi-day marathon of mental and physical trials, pushing these elite service members to ...
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169th CPT Tests New Skills During Inauguration

169th CPT Tests New Skills During Inauguration
The 169th Cyber Protection Team, Maryland National Guard, put newly-learned skills to the test during a proof-of-concept training engagement over the week of the 59th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 18-21, 2021, at the District of Columbia Armory in Washington, D.C.
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Arsenal of Democracy: Historic Murals Rescued

Arsenal of Democracy: Historic Murals Rescued
The rescue of two unique pieces of public art created during World War II began Feb. 13, 2021, with the help of the Maryland Defense Force, the Maryland National Guard, and Fort Meade garrison.
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Securing Democracy: 110th IO Bn. Supported 2020 Elections

Securing Democracy: 110th IO Bn. Supported 2020 Elections
During the 2020 United States presidential election, National Guard cybersecurity and information operations field support teams across the country were deployed to ensure the election was conducted in a secure and safe manner. Members from the 110th Information Operations Battalion, Maryland Army National Guard, worked closely with the U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) to protect the election ...
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