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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

Mentoring from the ‘HART’

February 1, 2014
Command Chief Master Sgt. Glenn D. Hart, senior enlisted advisor for the Maryland National Guard shares his experience and knowledge on mentorship with Soldiers and Airmen in five phases. Read more

290th Military Police Return

February 1, 2014
Approximately 90 members of the Maryland Army National Guard’s 290th Military Police Company from Parkville returned today, Feb., 1, after nearly a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The unit was deployed to Bagram Airfield working with the NATO lead International Security Assistance Force to help grow the capacity and capability of the Afghan National Security Forces in ... Read more

58th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade’s Best Warriors

January 25, 2014
The Maryland Army National Guard’s 58th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade held its Best Warrior and Noncommissioned Officer Competition on Jan. 25, 2014, beginning at Gunpowder Military Reservation in Glen Arm, Md., and ending at the MG (MD) Harry C. Ruhl Readiness Center in Towson, Md. The winners will compete in the state’s Best Warrior Competition in March. Read more

Skinny fat people need self-motivation in a peacetime Army

January 2, 2014
I turned to one side, then the other, and sighed at my reflection in the mirror. “I’m fat.”I poked at the skin on my arm. Yep, there’s definitely a wobble there. My reflection was flabby. I was flabby. Not overweight, but very out of shape: skinny and fat at the same time. That’s not a happy state to be in ... Read more