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The Landover Vaccine Equity Response Site

The Landover Vaccine Equity Response Site
After several months of planning, members from the Maryland Vaccine Equity Task Force, a community-based testing team from the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland National Guard, opened a new testing site at the City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover, Maryland, in early April. The site can provide over 400 COVID-19 tests per day. 
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Behind the Uniform: Major Christina Mayo

Behind the Uniform: Major Christina Mayo
U.S. Air Force Maj. Christina Mayo, a cyber operations officer with the 175th Cyberspace Operations Squadron, 175th Wing, has overcome many hardships and built a successful career for herself, serving in the Maryland Air National Guard since 2010.
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Behind The Uniform: Sgt. Sarah Kim

Behind The Uniform: Sgt. Sarah Kim
U.S. Army Sgt. Sarah Kim, a Healthcare Specialist with the 104th Medical Company Area Support, has helped support the Maryland National Guard COVID-19 response. She joined the active Army in 2015 before transferring to the MDNG in 2020 to continue to give back to the country that has given her so many opportunities.
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Security Forces Airmen Schooled at Local High School

Security Forces Airmen Schooled at Local High School
During most of 2020, Havre de Grace High School was temporarily shut down to comply with COVID-19 restrictions, and continued to be closed to the public. The 175th SFS’s ongoing partnership and close ties with the Havre de Grace community allowed them to take advantage of the site’s availability for their training.
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KFOR military police celebrate National Police Appreciation Week through cooperative training

KFOR military police celebrate National Police Appreciation Week through cooperative training
Kosovo Force military police celebrated National Police Appreciation Week May 10-14. Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers with the 29th Military Police Company, assigned to KFOR’s Regional Command-East, hosted international MP forces from Italy, Poland, Austria and Switzerland at Camp Bondsteel in an unprecedented week of cooperative training.
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Port Dawgs integral to Inauguration mission success

Port Dawgs integral to Inauguration mission success
Airmen of the 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, affectionately known as “Port Dawgs,” conducted security, communication and logistical missions in support of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen leading up to and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
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Maryland Defense Force Volunteers Assist with Veterans’ Vaccinations

Maryland Defense Force Volunteers Assist with Veterans' Vaccinations
The weekends have been busy for several members of the Maryland Defense Force, the state guard that supports the Maryland National Guard. On almost every Saturday and Sunday from February 20th through May 1, 2021, members of the were on duty to assist in providing COVID-19 vaccinations for veterans at the Veterans Administration Hospital in downtown Baltimore. received vaccinations during ...
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Behind the Uniform Spc. Thomas Lamb

Behind the Uniform Spc. Thomas Lamb
Spc. Thomas Lamb, a public affairs specialist with the 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, 1297th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 29th Aviation Brigade, recently transferred from the 100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Texas Army National Guard, and moved to Maryland, in 2021
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KFOR Soldiers conduct active shooter, mass casualty training

KFOR Soldiers conduct active shooter, mass casualty training
Regional Command-East, Kosovo Force Soldiers conducted an active shooter and mass casualty training exercise at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, on April 17, 2021. It was the first time an exercise of this nature was held at the Army and Air Force Exchange Service store at Camp Bondsteel.
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MDDF Soldier, NCO and Officer of the Year to be Honored at Annual Muster

MDDF Soldier, NCO and Officer of the Year to be Honored at Annual Muster
The Maryland Defense Force’s soldier, non-commissioned officer, and officer of the year will be recognized at the MDDF Annual Muster. All three honorees will be presented with formal resolutions from the Maryland House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate signed by Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, speaker of the House of Delegates, and Senator Bill Ferguson, president of the Senate. Each ...
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