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  • Better than Good - Airman Finds Family Within the 175th Wing

    A little past 6 a.m., just before the start of the duty day, Senior Airman Jayme Bradley arrives at the 175th Maintenance Squadron phase hanger. Typically among the first to arrive at the hangar with fresh coffee in hand, sometimes with an additional cup for a coworker, she checks the flying schedule and begins her day.For Bradley, an electrical
  • Maryland A-10s train with Estonian JTACs

    Over the first two weeks in December, A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots from the 104th Fighter Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard conducted close air support training with joint terminal attack controllers from their state partner country of Estonia.  The training event, which took place in New Jersey and Maryland, was led by an Oklahoma Air National Guard JTAC instructor who trained the two Estonian Defense Force members from the ground.
  • Air National Guard Command Chief Visits the 175th Wing

    Middle River, Md. – The command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard visited with Airmen of the 175th Wing at Warfield Air National Guard Base located at Martin State Airport, Nov. 7, 2020. Chief Master Sgt. Maurice Williams toured various units on the installation as well as spoke to members of the Maryland Air National Guard at all ranks and hosted a couple of town halls with enlisted members.
  • 175th Wing holds first Additional Duty First Sergeant's Symposium

    The Maryland Air National Guard hosted their first ever additional duty first sergeants symposium. Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, the three-day training was a hybrid course with four Airmen from the West Virginia Air National Guard participating virtually and only four Airmen from the 175th Wing attending in-person.
  • Maryland Airman selected for intense civilian leadership program

    Wearing two different hats can be quite challenging when balancing multiple jobs. For one Maryland Air National Guard member, the number of hats he wears far exceeds just two. In addition to serving part-time as the unit training manager for the 175th Force Support Squadron, Master Sgt. Robert Perry also serves as a planning commissioner for the Occoquan Magisterial District in Prince William County, and works full-time as a portfolio manager for the Transportation Security Administration Headquarters. The skills and experience required for the many roles Perry rotates through are among the numerous reasons he has been selected for Leadership Prince William’s Signature Program.
  • After 42 years of service, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Paul C. Maas, Jr. Retires

    After 42 years of service in the United States Air Force, the National Guard assistant to the commander, U.S. Cyber Command, director, National Security Agency, and chief, Central Security Service, officially retired during a ceremony at Warfield Air National Guard Base at Martin State Airport, Middle River, Maryland, Oct. 3, 2020. U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Paul C. Maas, Jr. ended his military service the same place it began in the Maryland Air National Guard. Throughout his time serving, he passed through many different career fields and locations while still remaining a traditional guardsman with the MDANG.
  • Director of Air National Guard Visits 175th Wing

    The top leader of the Air National Guard met with Airmen of the 175th Wing, October 3, 2020, during a visit to Warfield Air National Guard Base at Martin State Airport, Middle River, Maryland. Over the course of the day, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director of the Air National Guard, spoke with the members of the Maryland Air National Guard and answered their questions during the tour of the facilities. Additionally, Loh presided over the socially-distant retirement ceremony for U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Paul C. Maas, Jr.
  • Maryland Airmen gain experience in national cyber exercise

    Six Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard along with than 800 National Guard cyber operators from more than 40 states and territories participated in Cyber Shield 20, a virtual training exercise designed to build their skills defending networks. The Army National Guard with assistance from the Air National Guard hosted Cyber Shield, which ran Sept. 12-27 and was conducted completely online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  •  175th Cyberspace Operations Group and ISR Building Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    The Maryland Air National Guard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Cyber Operations and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance building, June 6, 2020, at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md. The new $13.2 million, 27,500 square-foot facility was completed in early 2020. “The Maryland Air National Guard set a vision many years ago to build a world-class organization designed to deliver offensive and defensive cyber warfare effects as well as unmatched intelligence capabilities,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Victor Macias, 175th Cyberspace Operations Group commander. “In short order, members flooded to our organization, and this facility coupled with our soon-to-open facility at Ft. Meade provide the ability to conduct operations as well as host assigned mission partners as needed.”
  • Mission Support Group plays pivotal role in wing's response to COVID-19

    Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard are playing an integral role in the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Working alongside civil authorities and partners in the community, they have performed many successful missions throughout Maryland but none of that would be possible without the support of personnel back on base doing the behind the scenes work. Airmen from the 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron have processed over 40 million pieces of medical personal protective equipment and supplies, as well as distributing it across the state. Medical personnel from the 175th Medical Group have supported over 100 skilled-nursing facility visits and helped distribute thousands of test kits with their Army counterparts and other government agencies. Airmen have also passed out thousands of meals at local food distribution sites in the communities around Martin State Airport. Cyber professionals assigned to the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group have tested more than 400 government websites and IPs with the Joint Cyber Security Task Force, which is valued at more than $1 million. Finally, Airmen from the 135th Intelligence Squadron worked with their counterparts in the Maryland Army National Guard and Maryland Defense Force as part of an Unclassified Processing, Analysis and Dissemination team designed to help shape leadership decisions through geospatial analysis of mission locations and monitoring of publicly available content.