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Military Youth Recognized by Maryland National Guard Leadership

Military Youth Recognized by Maryland National Guard Leadership
By Sgt. Allen Griffith FORT MEADE, Md. – The adjutant general for Maryland signed the Month of the Military Child Proclamation at the Baron J. De Kalk Reserve Center, April 22, 2023, during the Roll, Walk, Run For Teen Wellness event organized by Blue Star Families of Baltimore and Chesapeake Region. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead, commander of the Maryland ...
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Md. Army Guard commander confirmed to lead the Maryland Military Department

<strong>Md. Army Guard commander confirmed to lead the Maryland Military Department</strong>
By Capt. Ben Hughes ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 7, 2023) –  Maryland Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead has been unanimously confirmed by the Maryland Senate to be the 31st adjutant general of Maryland. Gov. Wes Moore announced Birckhead’s nomination to lead the Maryland Military Department during a press conference at the State House in Annapolis on Wednesday.  “I am proud ...
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A Year Later, Maryland Airmen Recall Herculean Effort to Help Afghan Evacuees

A Year Later, Maryland Airmen Recall Herculean Effort to Help Afghan Evacuees
By Col. Wayde Minami, Joint Force Headquarters, Maryland National Guard U.S. Air Force Col. Bernadette Maldonado shows off her Operation Allies Welcome patch on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 8, 2021. Maldonado, commander of the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Mission Support Group, is working with Task Force Liberty as a village Governor. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and ...
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Maryland Guard Conducts Public Affairs Workshop for SPP Partner

Maryland Guard Conducts Public Affairs Workshop for SPP Partner
By Staff Sgt. Laura Weaver, 175th Wing – Maryland Air National Guard U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Thaddeus Harrington, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Maryland National Guard (MDNG), instructs Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AFBiH) service members on camera functionality during a public affairs workshop, March 27, 2023, at the Army Hall in downtown Sarajevo. Subject matter experts from the MDNG ...
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Maryland Guard helicopters help suppress 700- acre brush fire in Baltimore County

Maryland Guard helicopters help suppress 700- acre brush fire in Baltimore County
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (April 5, 2023) –  Maryland Army National Guard helicopters supporting aerial firefighting operations successfully helped suppress the 700-acre brush fire in Baltimore County at the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area. Civil authorities requested support from the Maryland National Guard and the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade on Tuesday evening after the 8-alarm fire. One UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter ...
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Maryland Air Guard hosts civic leaders

Maryland Air Guard hosts civic leaders
By Master Sgt. Chris Schepers Leadership from the Maryland Air National Guard host civic leaders at Martin State Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Maryland, March 31, 2023. Local civic leaders were briefed on the status of the Martin State Airport runway renovation, 175th Wing future fighter conversion, and cyberspace operations and intelligence expansion. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior ...
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Five Maryland Army Guard water specialists integral to deployment success in Southwest Asia

Five Maryland Army Guard water specialists integral to deployment success in Southwest Asia
By Sgt. Allen Griffith and 1st Lt. Dylan Bradford Maryland Army National Guard water treatment specialists pose with the Maryland flag alongside Soldiers from the Pennsylvania and Puerto Rico National Guard. SOUTHWEST ASIA – Five Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers were recently recognized for their contributions to water production and distribution missions during a recent deployment in the Middle East supporting Operation ...
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Meet Ms. Yolanda Pressley

Meet Ms. Yolanda Pressley
Meet Ms. Yolanda Pressley, a program manager for the resource management department, Maryland Military Department. During her nearly six years of working for MMD, Pressley has received  the Team Spirit Award, Notable Employee Award and a military challenge coin from U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Adam Flasch, director of the Maryland National Guard Joint Staff. “I’ve been employed with the private ...
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Commander of the Maryland Army National Guard inducted in the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Commander of the Maryland Army National Guard inducted in the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office Capt. Ben Hughes ng.md.mdarng.list.pao@army.mil Phone: 410-698-5421 by 2nd Lt. Enjoli Saunders ANNAPOLIS, Md. – U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead, commander of the Maryland Army National Guard, was inducted in the 2023 Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame at the Government House of Maryland yesterday. Gov. Wes Moore and Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller recognized the inductees ...
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U.S. and Bosnia and Herzegovina participate in a crisis communications workshop in Sarajevo

U.S. and Bosnia and Herzegovina participate in a crisis communications workshop in Sarajevo
Story and photos by: 1st Lt. Jasmine Mathews, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Maryland National Guard led a communication workshop in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mar. 7-9. The event was conducted in coordination with the U.S. Embassy Sarajevo and the U.S. Department of Defense Emergency Management and Resilience program, ...
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