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Behind the Uniform – Capt. Miguel Rosario

Behind the Uniform – Capt. Miguel Rosario
U.S. Air Force Capt. Miguel Rosario is a member of the 175th Cyber Operations Group based at the Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Maryland. He is currently a Cyber Warfare Officer but originally enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1997 before commissioning in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a Cryptologic Warfare Officer.
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Behind the Uniform: Sgt Russel Donivan

Behind the Uniform: Sgt Russel Donivan
Sgt Russel Donivan, a healthcare specialist, and others with the 224th Medical Company Area out of Gaithersburg, Maryland answered the call to assist the nursing home staff of Pleasant View, in Mt. Airy Maryland, following an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. The state understood that many more nursing homes may be vulnerable to a similar outcome. The Maryland National Guard ...
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Behind the Uniform: Pfc. Matthew Thomas

Behind the Uniform: Pfc. Matthew Thomas
Pfc. Matthew Thomas, a military police in the 290th Military Police Company based in Parkville, Maryland, assist in the operations on the ground at the Glen Burnie VEIP. He is a member of a squad of eight who have been alternating between food bank missions and assisting with traffic flow for COVID-19 testing sites. Thomas, a resident of Silver Spring, ...
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Behind the Uniform: Pvt. Anthony James

Behind the Uniform: Pvt. Anthony James
Pvt. Anthony James, a 92F, petroleum supply specialist, with the Maryland National Guard’s 1229th Transportation Company, out of Baltimore, Maryland, is called for his first mission in his first year in the National Guard. When a new recruit raises their right hand and swears into the military, there are many feelings. This momentous occasion signifies the start of a new ...
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Behind the Uniform: Maj. Faith Courvelle

Behind the Uniform: Maj. Faith Courvelle
Maj. Faith Courvelle is an assistant operations officer and works to continually monitor and update mission information for the operations center in Adelphi, Maryland. With a multitude of missions being run across the state, proper planning and coordination is essential in the state response to the COVID-19 virus. Courvelle came to her current position as a broadening assignment in operations. ...
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Behind The Uniform: Sgt. Kevin Leon

Behind The Uniform: Sgt. Kevin Leon
Sgt. Kevin Leon, petroleum lab specialist with the 729th Quartermaster Composite Supply Company, has been working closely with school staff and nurses at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, in  Baltimore, Maryland, supporting the community. Leon, originally from California, is tasked to hand out not only meals, but school work supplements for the students who did not have computers. 
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Behind the Uniform: Staff Sgt. Julius Austin

Behind the Uniform: Staff Sgt. Julius Austin
Staff Sgt. Julius Austin, a computer/detection systems repairer with the 729th Quartermasters Composite Supply Company, based at Havre de Grace, Maryland, is the non-commissioned officer in charge of a team at Paul Laurence Dunbar High school in Baltimore, Maryland. Among his various responsibilities are ensuring meal distribution, managing relations with the community, and security of the building. His team’s main ...
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Behind the Uniform: Spc. Danielle Flickinger

Behind the Uniform: Spc. Danielle Flickinger
Spc. Danielle Flickinger, from La Plata, Maryland, a motor transport operator with the 1229th Transportation Company, helps box and distribute meals to the community. Flickinger and her team members are working with the staff of Alexander Hamilton Elementary School to serve the neighborhood.
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Behind the Uniform: Sgt. Aaron Brown

Behind the Uniform: Sgt. Aaron Brown
Sgt. Aaron Brown, a military police in the 290th Military Police Company based in Parkville, Maryland, runs the operations on the ground at the Glen Burnie VEIP. His squad of eight including himself have been alternating between food bank missions and assisting with traffic flow for COVID-19 testing sites. Brown, a current resident of Waldorf, Maryland, is originally Washington D.C. 
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Behind the Uniform: Spc. Jason Schollenberger

Behind the Uniform: Spc. Jason Schollenberger
Spc. Jason Schollenberger, a motor transport operator with the 1229th Transportation Company, had an early morning along with his fellow Soldiers at the Maryland Food Bank, in Halethorpe, Maryland. He whipped the forklift back and forth loading pallet after pallet onto the backs of the light medium tactical vehicles that were in line and ready to be loaded before making ...
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