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Meet 2018’s Best Warrior Contenders

March 15, 2018
One of the toughest tests of a warrior’s resolution and training is the Best Warrior Competition. The competition is a multi-day marathon of mental and physical trials, pushing these elite service members to their limits. This year’s competition is conducted at multiple locations throughout Maryland. This year’s competition includes junior enlisted, noncommissioned officers, and commissioned officers of the Maryland Army and ... Read more

Recruiter leads on and off the field

March 12, 2018
Article by Cpl. Elizabeth Scott, Maryland Public Affairs Office Working at a fast food restaurant and living out of his car, Staff Sgt. Kim Kerschner, a recruiter from Co. A, Recruit and Retention Battalion, Maryland National Guard, works to change the life of this potential recruit. “He said ‘I need a job,’” recalled Kerschner. “‘I’m  Read the Rest... Read more

Md. Guard Intel team deploys, makes history

February 26, 2018
By Maj. Kurt M. Rauschenberg, 58th EMIB Public Affairs Officer Ten soldiers assigned to the 629th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion left today for a nine month deployment to Ft. Gordon, Ga. The deploying soldiers are making history for the Maryland Army National Guard as they participate in the first deployment from this command since its  Read the Rest... Read more

MDNG and Towson University sign memorandum of understanding

January 29, 2018
By Cpl. Elizabeth Scott, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office The Maryland National Guard and Towson University affirmed their partnership prior to the military appreciation men's basketball game, with a signing of a memorandum of understanding that will provide new opportunities to both service members and Towson University students on Jan. 27, 2018. “This is  Read the Rest... Read more

110th Information Operations Battalion hosts Maryland National Guard’s first-ever Cyber and Information Operations Symposium

December 19, 2017
Article by Capt. Aaron Testa, 110th Information Operations Battalion ANNAPOLIS, Md.— The Maryland National Guard’s first-ever Cyber and Information Operations Symposium was held at the Annapolis Readiness Center in Annapolis, Maryland, Nov. 19, 2017. The event, hosted by the 110th IO Battalion, provided opportunities for Maryland’s experts in the IO and cyber fields to share information and build relationships as they work together ... Read more

Classmates of Lt. Col. Melvin H. Cade for whom the Cade Readiness Center is named

November 21, 2017
William Brent and Wilbert Walker were classmates of Lt. Col. Melvin H. Cade, former commanding officer of the Maryland National Guard’s 229th Supply and Transportation Battalion. The 229th carried the lineage and honors of “The Monumental City Guards”, re-designated the First Separate Company in 1882, an all-black Maryland National Guard unit. The unit transformed several times throughout it’s history and ... Read more

231st performs mass decontamination at North Locust Point Marine Terminal

November 7, 2017
Members of the Maryland National Guard’s 231st Chemical Company assisted with detecting potential chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosive hazards and tested their mass decontamination capabilities on Nov. 3, 2017, during their quarterly sustainment exercise at the North Locust Point Marine Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more

200th Military Police Company deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands

October 23, 2017
Nearly 100 members of the 200th Military Police Company, Maryland Army National Guard​ deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands from Catonsville, Md., Oct. 23, 2017. The unit is deploying up to 30 days to provide additional security to the U.S. Virgin Islands as a result of hurricane Irma. They is replacing a Kentucky National Guard  Read the Rest... Read more

Exercise Bosna I Hercegovina 2017

October 11, 2017
The exercise, Exercise Bosna I Hercegovina 2017, was jointly organized by the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre and the Ministry of Security of BiH and involved more than 1200 participants from 32 NATO allied and partner countries. Read more

First Maryland Guardsman completes Cyber Operations Officer Course

August 11, 2017
By Capt. Aaron M. Testa, Public Affairs Officer, 110th Information Operations Battalion ANNAPOLIS, Md.—An Infantry Officer with the Maryland National Guard’s 110th Information Operations Battalion became the first Maryland Guardsman to complete the challenging Cyber Operations Officer Course at Fort Gordon, Georgia, July 25, 2017. “The course provided me with extensive and in-depth technical, operational,  Read the Rest... Read more