Skip to Main Content

News

Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition Kicks Off

Maryland National Guard's Best Warrior Competition Kicks Off
The 2024 Maryland National Guard Best Warrior Competition kicked off today with nine competitors on a mission to become the state’s next best warrior. The Best Warrior Competition test Soldiers’ ability to complete military tasks in a competitive environment.
Read more

National Vietnam Veterans Day – Remembering Pvt. James H Duffett Jr.

By Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Heft Historical NCO   BALTIMORE, Md – – March 29th marks National Vietnam Veterans Day, a national holiday established in 2007 to thank Vietnam Veterans and their families for their sacrifices during and after the conflict. While no Maryland National Guard units were deployed to Vietnam during the conflict, the Maryland National Guard and Vietnam Veterans are deeply ...
Read more

A look back at history — Medal of Honor recipient Henry Gilbert Costin

A look back at history -- Medal of Honor recipient Henry Gilbert Costin
Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Heft Historical NCO  BALTIMORE — March 25th is nationally recognized as “Medal of Honor Day,” marking the anniversary of the first issuance of the Medal of Honor in 1863 to five soldiers during the American Civil War. Over the course of the awards history 67 Maryland born Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines have earned the medal for valor in ...
Read more

32nd Civil Support Team conducts joint exercise with civilian partners

32nd Civil Support Team conducts joint exercise with civilian partners
By 1st Lt. Javier Cox 29th MPAD BALTIMORE – Beginning in the early morning hours of February 28, 2024, the Maryland National Guard’s 32nd Civil Support Team met at their headquarters located on Ft. George G. Meade. Their mission, according to Maryland Army National Guard Lt. Col. Brian K. Zdunowski, 32nd CST commander, is to respond to a reported hazardous material at ...
Read more

MDNG Soldier Goes the Distance in All-Army Soccer

MDNG Soldier Goes the Distance in All-Army Soccer
LAUREL, Md. (March 1, 2024) – With the Armed Forces Soccer Tournament once again returning with the Spring, U.S. service members across the globe suit up to earn their place on their branch’s squad. A select few will have to contend not just with chain of command approval and the daunting travel just to try to get through this competitive ...
Read more

MD Airmen and families attend Yellow Ribbon event prior to deployment

MD Airmen and families attend Yellow Ribbon event prior to deployment
by Sgt. 1st Class James Johnson BALTIMORE – More than 100 Airmen and family members attended a Yellow Ribbon event hosted by the Maryland Air National Guard at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, February 24, 2024, prior to an upcoming overseas deployment.  The attendees participated in a series of general session briefings and break-out classes while receiving information from multiple resources intended to ...
Read more

Md. Military Department task force established to counter cyber threats in the state

Md. Military Department task force established to counter cyber threats in the state
by 2nd Lt. Enjoli Saunders While visiting the Maryland Department of Information Technology, Governor Wes Moore met with Maryland Cybersecurity Task Force members from the Maryland Military Department currently serving on state active duty. ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On January 8th, Gov. Wes Moore announced the establishment of the Maryland Cybersecurity Task Force to counter the rising threats of cyberattacks within the state ...
Read more

Maryland Guard Airman Uses Military Training to Save a Life

Maryland Guard Airman Uses Military Training to Save a Life
By Staff Sgt. Julian Kemper  175th WG – Maryland Air National Guard MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – The day before Thanksgiving, most people are thinking about a short list of things to do – ensuring the turkey is thawed, cleaning the house for a family visit, or preparing for a long trip to see relatives. For Maryland Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Brooke ...
Read more

Maryland Air National Guard cyber Airmen participate in Keen Edge 2024

Maryland Air National Guard cyber Airmen participate in Keen Edge 2024
By Master Sgt. Chris Schepers 175th Wing JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — Three Airmen assigned to the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group participated in Exercise Keen Edge 2024, a bilateral command post exercise with Allies February 1-8, 2024 Maryland Air National Guard Maj. Nate Amsdem, a combat plans non-kinetic coordinator, was named a superior performer for his critical synchronization of non-kinetic effects in ...
Read more

Md. Army Guard welcomed the newest Chief Warrant Officer 5

Md. Army Guard welcomed the newest Chief Warrant Officer 5
  By 1st Lt. Javier Cox     ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – The Maryland Army National Guard welcomed its newest chief warrant officer 5 during a promotion ceremony at the Weide Army Airfield on APG South in Edgewood, January 26, 2024. Chief Warrant Officer 5 Eric L. Hamm, who is the one of five CW5s in the MDARNG, currently serves as the command chief ...
Read more