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A Shot of Hope: MDNG Continues Vaccination Support at Six Flags

A Shot of Hope: MDNG Continues Vaccination Support at Six Flags
Maryland National Guard Soldiers a part of Task Force 291 continue to provide support at the Six Flags America COVID-19 mass vaccination site in Bowie, Maryland. The site was the state’s first mass vaccination site that began administrating vaccines on Feb. 3, 2021, and is administering 2,000 vaccines a day, by appointment.
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U.S. KFOR Soldier leads unique military career

U.S. KFOR Soldier leads unique military career
Article by U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Tawny Schmit, KFOR Regional Command East CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo — Since Sgt. 1st Class Michael Raines joined the U.S. Army under the Active First program in 2009, he hasn’t visited his hometown in Maryland for more than two weeks at a time. The program allows Soldiers to serve on active duty before transitioning ...
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Guard Helps at Allegany County Testing Site

Guard Helps at Allegany County Testing Site
The Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers are assisting local health departments with operating coronavirus testing sites in addition to Air and Army members supporting COVID-19 vaccination efforts with mobile vaccination support teams. The 1729th Maintenance Company, stationed in Havre de Grace, Maryland, is supporting the testing site in Allegany County.
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MD Guard Supports First Mass Vaccination Site

MD Guard Supports First Mass Vaccination Site
Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead, commander of the Maryland Army National Guard, visited one of the state’s first COVID-19 mass vaccination sites at Six Flags America in Bowie, Maryland, on Feb. 6, 2021.
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58th EMIB Returns Home From Deployment

58th EMIB Returns Home From Deployment
TOWSON, Md. – More than 130 Citizen-Soldiers from the Maryland Army National Guard’s 58th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade and 629th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion, have returned home from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
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Defense Force Plays Important Role

Defense Force Plays Important Role
As the Maryland National Guard Joint Staff works diligently to serve the state and combat the impacts of COVID-19, they are supported by members of the Maryland Defense Force. The Joint Staff serves as the Joint Force Headquarters for the MDNG. It’s also the Joint Staff’s job to assist the adjutant general of Maryland in exercising authority and direction over ...
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Sec. of Army visits MDNG Mobile Vaccination Support Team

Sec. of Army visits MDNG Mobile Vaccination Support Team
The Honorable John E. Whitley, the acting Secretary of the Army, visited Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers supporting operations at a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site located at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland. Whitley, raised in Western Maryland, discussed COVID-19 operations with Maryland National Guard senior leaders and Charles County officials before touring the vaccination facilities.
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MDNG Soldiers and U.S. Capitol Police Unite for Security Mission

MDNG Soldiers and U.S. Capitol Police Unite for Security Mission
The Maryland Army National Guard’s 115th Military Police Battalion provided area security and participated in joint training with the United States Capitol Police on Jan. 27-28, 2021, in Washington, D.C. This interagency collaboration comes in the final days of the security mission in support of the inauguration of President Joe Biden.
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Protecting Democracy at a Moment’s Notice

Protecting Democracy at a Moment's Notice
A formation of U.S. Soldiers with the Maryland Army National Guard stand at attention facing the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2021. Within those ranks, then, 2nd Lt. Justin Kevan, an infantry officer assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, based in White Oak, Maryland, waits for his name to be called during his ...
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Maryland Citizen-Soldiers Standby to Support State Police

Maryland Citizen-Soldiers Standby to Support State Police
Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers of Task Force 291, the headquarter element for the currently deployed 58th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade, and its subordinate unit 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, joined ranks with Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade to conduct riot control training on Jan. 18, 2021.
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