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Community COVID Fighters: A Day in Lane 8

Community COVID Fighters: A Day in Lane 8
It was early on a near freezing gloomy Wednesday morning as Maryland Army National Guard Spc. Joseph Wolfe of the 104th Medical Company Area Support prepares his vaccination station. He raises his hands to be warmed by one of the heaters hanging from one of the white tents.
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Together to Defeat COVID-19

Together to Defeat COVID-19
More than 115 Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers from Task Force 291, 58th Troop Command, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, and the 1-175th Infantry Regiment, are providing direct support to county health departments in Maryland to assist with the acceleration of COVID-19 vaccination efforts at the Six Flags Mass Vaccination Site, in Bowie, Maryland, beginning on Feb. 3, 2021.
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Springing Forward to Victory: 2021 Maryland Best Warrior Competition

Springing Forward to Victory: 2021 Maryland Best Warrior Competition
Spc. Richard Granke, a healthcare specialist with the 104th Medical Company Area Support, and Sgt. James McGill, a radiology specialist with the 224th Medical Company Area Support, were deemed the best Soldier and noncommissioned officer for the 2021 MDNG BWC, respectively. Capt. Ryan Slaughter, a logistics officer with the 70th Regiment, was deemed the best Officer for the 2021 MDNG ...
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Citizen-Soldier Save Lives in Smoky Crash

Citizen-Soldier Save Lives in Smoky Crash
Army Sgt. Bradley Boucher, a healthcare specialist with the 224th Medical Company, 1297th Support Battalion, took the opportunity to spend time with his family in the outdoors, one of the activities also conducive to maintaining social distancing.
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Meet 2021’s Best Warrior Contenders

Meet 2021’s Best Warrior Contenders
Service members from the Maryland Army National Guard vie for the 2021 Best Warrior title of the during the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition from March 11-14, 2021. Competitors endure a variety of warrior tasks to prove themselves, the best of the best. The competition is a multi-day marathon of mental and physical trials, pushing these elite service members to ...
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169th CPT Tests New Skills During Inauguration

169th CPT Tests New Skills During Inauguration
The 169th Cyber Protection Team, Maryland National Guard, put newly-learned skills to the test during a proof-of-concept training engagement over the week of the 59th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 18-21, 2021, at the District of Columbia Armory in Washington, D.C.
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Arsenal of Democracy: Historic Murals Rescued

Arsenal of Democracy: Historic Murals Rescued
The rescue of two unique pieces of public art created during World War II began Feb. 13, 2021, with the help of the Maryland Defense Force, the Maryland National Guard, and Fort Meade garrison.
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Securing Democracy: 110th IO Bn. Supported 2020 Elections

Securing Democracy: 110th IO Bn. Supported 2020 Elections
During the 2020 United States presidential election, National Guard cybersecurity and information operations field support teams across the country were deployed to ensure the election was conducted in a secure and safe manner. Members from the 110th Information Operations Battalion, Maryland Army National Guard, worked closely with the U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) to protect the election ...
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Air Supports M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

Air Supports M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site
Governor Larry Hogan was present for the opening of the COVID-19 mass vaccination site at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, on Feb. 25, 2021, where 45 Maryland Air National Guard members were supporting operations. In addition to the sites at Six Flags in Bowie and the Baltimore Convention Center, Maryland residents will now be able to schedule appointments at ...
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Quiet Professionals of Special Forces

Quiet Professionals of Special Forces
“We’ve gone through a very extensive selection process with significant amounts of stress, sleep deprivation, and food deprivation,” said a weapons sergeant with B. Company, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Maryland Army National Guard based in Glen Arm, Maryland.
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