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175th Cyberspace Operations Squadron provides cyber support for Southern Strike 2022

175th Cyberspace Operations Squadron provides cyber support for Southern Strike 2022
Story by Spc. Benjamin Tomlinson, 102d Public Affairs Detachment GULFPORT, Miss. – Every day, technology is becoming more and more advanced bringing new threats in technological warfare. Within the United States military, a cyber team’s most important tasks include defending military networks and weapons platforms and protecting America’s critical infrastructure.The 175th Cyberspace Operations Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, based in Middle ...
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Maryland Best Warrior Competition 2022

Maryland Best Warrior Competition 2022
A competitor at the 2022 Maryland Best Warrior Competition runs through a smoke grenade during the stress shoot event on March 11, 2022 at H. Steven Blum Military Reservation, Glen Arm, Maryland. Throughout the competition, service members from the Maryland Army National Guard and the Estonian Defence Force were tested on their knowledge of essential soldier skills along with mental ...
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MDNG RRB De-Hats a Senior Drill Sergeant

MDNG RRB De-Hats a Senior Drill Sergeant
Article and photos by Staff Sgt. Chazz Kibler, MDNG Recruiting and Retention Battalion REISTERSTOWN, Md. – Drill sergeants wear the campaign hat as a testament to their demonstrated professionalism, commitment to the mission, and proven leadership. However, no soldier can wear the campaign hat forever. On March 5, 2022, the Maryland National Guard Recruiting and Retention Batallion celebrated Sgt. 1st Class Dave ...
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Dual Status Commander – BG Flasch

Dual Status Commander - BG Flasch
Article by Sgt. Allen Griffith, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Photos by Spc. Ashleigh Maxwell  TAKOMA PARK, Md. – U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Adam Flasch, director of the Maryland National Guard Joint Staff, completed his assignment as dual-status commander for Maryland National Guard and active-duty federal military forces responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland, March 4, 2022. Gov. Larry Hogan authorized Flasch ...
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State Retention NCO Keeps Soldiers in the MDARNG with Top Tier Customer Service

State Retention NCO Keeps Soldiers in the MDARNG with Top Tier Customer Service
Master Sgt. Mark Roark, the Maryland Army National Guard’s State Retention Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, recently received an award for leading his team in improving the MDARNG’s retention efforts from 2019 to 2021. His leadership helped sustain the state amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and also strengthened the force for the future.
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Soldiers Help Save a Life at Hospital

Soldiers Help Save a Life at Hospital
Maryland National Guard service members have been serving their community in many ways during the COVID-19 pandemic, from providing food to administering vaccines. On February 18, 2022, Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers Spc. Patrick Sheil and Spc. Paul Hofe provided yet another valuable service to their community—they administered CPR to a patient who went into cardiac arrest while at Anne ...
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Christian Fleetwood, The Maryland 4th U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment

Christian Fleetwood, The Maryland 4th U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment
  Courtesy story by Dr. Julie Shively, Command Historian, Maryland National Guard     INTRODUCTION February has been set aside to reflect and honor the men and women of color who have been integral to the building, strengthening, defending, and advancing of the United States. Maryland’s military history is replete with the achievements of African American Soldiers, whose stories are more remarkable given the discrimination ...
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The 29th Infantry Division Served as a Foundation for Unity Across the Mason-Dixon Line

The 29th Infantry Division Served as a Foundation for Unity Across the Mason-Dixon Line
  Story by U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Enjoli Saunders, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office The commission is considering whether to recommend the 29th Infantry Division insignia for revision. The circular yin-yang patch of blue and gray was initially created during World War I by U.S. Army Maj. James Ulio, who went on to become a major general and the ...
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MDNG Delivers Masks, COVID-19 Test Kits

MDNG Delivers Masks, COVID-19 Test Kits
Story by U.S. Air National Guard Staff. Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Photos by U.S. Air National Guard Staff. Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office; U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Elise Moore, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment BALTIMORE – Members of the Maryland National Guard’s 729th Quartermaster Composite Supply Company began ...
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Maryland National Guard Takes on New Missions

Maryland National Guard Takes on New Missions
Story by U.S. Air National Guard Capt. Benjamin Hughes, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Photos by U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office BALTIMORE – Members of the Maryland Air National Guard began delivering cases with vials of Remdesivir from a Strategic National Stockpile warehouse to institutional pharmacies that directly serve skilled nursing ...
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