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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

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