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TF Spartan Soldiers knock out women’s self-defense course

TF Spartan Soldiers knock out women's self-defense course
Story by Capt. Tim Savidge, Task Force Spartan Public Affairs For 16 days in December, Task Force Spartan Soldiers led female self-defense classes at the Kuwait Sports Club in downtown Kuwait City as a part of the “Every Soldier an Ambassador” program, which encourages interactions between deployed American Soldiers and local civilians. The classes were held in support of the United ...
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175th Wing Welcomes First Female Wing Commander

175th Wing Welcomes First Female Wing Commander
Article by U.S. Air National Guard Master Sgt. Christopher Schepers, 175th Wing Public Affairs Office Photos by U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jori Robinson became the first female to lead the 175th Wing when she assumed command during a change of command ceremony on Jan. 7, 2021, ...
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MDNG Cyber Personnel Counter Real-World Adversaries During USCYBERCOM Mobilization

MDNG Cyber Personnel Counter Real-World Adversaries During USCYBERCOM Mobilization
Article 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 BALTIMORE — More than 15 members of the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Cyber Operations Group mobilized in support of a task force under United States Cyber Command’s ...
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Unite, Believe – MDNG Soldier Starts Youth Soccer Club Amidst Pandemic

Unite, Believe - MDNG Soldier Starts Youth Soccer Club Amidst Pandemic
Article 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; Courtesy Photos BALTIMORE — As a coach, Pfc. Joel Ramirez understands what’s going through his players’ heads before the start of a game. From the scramble of finding ...
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Maryland Air National Guard holds 2021 Airman Recognition Ceremony

Maryland Air National Guard holds 2021 Airman Recognition Ceremony
Article by U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Danielle Lofton, 175th Wing Public Affairs Photos by U.S. Air National Guard Airman Alexandria Huettner, 175th Wing Public Affairs; U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Enjoli Saunders, 175th Wing Public Affairs MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – The Maryland Air National Guard held its annual Airman Recognition ceremony at Warfield Air National Guard Base, December ...
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Army National Guardsman builds future in NY

Army National Guardsman builds future in NY
Article by U.S. Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ryan Campbell, New York National Guard Courtesy photos LATHAM, N.Y. – Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Prince Dorbor, a native of the West African country of Liberia, was 14 the first time he saw an American in uniform. Dorbor and his family had survived two civil wars, one that raged from 1989 to 1997 and ...
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Building Bridges – MDNG Commissions First Muslim Chaplain

Building Bridges - MDNG Commissions First Muslim Chaplain
Article by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Photos by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office; Courtesy photos U.S. Army 1st Lt. Edrees Bridges was commissioned into the Maryland National Guard on August 19, 2021, making MDNG history as the first chaplain of the Muslim faith ...
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Army Medicine’s Maj. Elise Dent of Maryland National Guard Crowned Ms. Veteran America, 2nd Medical Service Corps Officer Places in the Top 10

Army Medicine’s Maj. Elise Dent of Maryland National Guard Crowned Ms. Veteran America, 2nd Medical Service Corps Officer Places in the Top 10
Article by Stephanie Abdullah, U.S. Army Medical Command Photos courtesy of Ms. Veteran America FALLS CHURCH, VA – Maj. Elise Dent of the Joint Force Headquarters Maryland National Guard in Baltimore was crowned Ms. Veteran America 2021 on Oct. 10 and will serve as an ambassador for Final Salute Inc. for the next year. Dent, a medical planner is the branch chief ...
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29th ID cadet continues family’s long legacy of service

29th ID cadet continues family's long legacy of service
Article by Staff Sgt. Lisa M. Sadler, Virginia National Guard Public Affairs Office NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Upon swearing into the Virginia Army National Guard Aug. 20, 2021, Cadet Ethan Pulket began adding to his family’s legacy of more than 200 years of combined military service. For generations, his family has served in the National Guard and, notably, the Fort Belvoir-based ...
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Named after Gen. Colin Powell, a Soldier mourns his passing

Named after Gen. Colin Powell, a Soldier mourns his passing
Article by Sgt. Marc Loi, Task Force Public Affairs The young medic who bears a general’s name was just wrapping up his day when news broke that the man for whom he was named had died. His first thought was that life was too short. His second thought was of the general’s life, which had meant so much to so many around ...
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