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  • Major General Promotion

    A Maryland Air National Guard general recently pinned on his second star during a ceremony held at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Baltimore.Maj. Gen. Paul C. Maas, Jr., was promoted from the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony held at the base, which is home to Maryland's 175th Wing,

  • Maryland Air National Guard in Estonia

    Eight A-10C Thunderbolt IIs and 111 Airmen from the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard deployed to Amari Air Base, Estonia over the first week in June 2015 to participate in Saber Strike 15, an exercise that facilitates cooperation between Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, United States and

  • DOD notified of OPM cybersecurity incident

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced June 4 that a recent cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data may have exposed the personal information of current and former federal employees.According to a Defense Department news release, OPM subsequently notified federal government

  • June Airman Spotlight

    175th Wing SpotlightName: Jordan Maurice TraoreRank: Senior AirmanUnit: 175th Maintenance SquadronJob Description: aerospace propulsionFulltime job: Student at the University of Maryland, College ParkHometown: Mannheim, GermanyJoined the MDANG: March 7, 2012Total Service years: Nearing three years

  • Unity Day 2015

    The 10th annual Unity Day was hosted by the Maryland National Guard and Maryland Military Department May 21 at the 5th Regiment Armory.  Unity Day was established to enhance cross-cultural awareness and promote harmony among all members and retirees of the Maryland National Guard, Maryland Air

  • 24 hour support for Operation Baltimore Rally

    With Operation Baltimore Rally in full swing, many units at Warfield Air National Guard Base are operating on a 24 hour a day basis to accommodate Maryland Air National Guardsmen during the state of emergency in Baltimore.Master Sgt. Elizabeth A. Hicks, NCOIC Personnel Support for Contingency

  • Maryland Airmen support the mission

    After the Maryland National Guard was activated to help keep Baltimore City calm after unrest during demonstrations last weekend, 20 Airmen from the 175th Security Forces Squadron, who volunteered to support local law enforcement, joined the Maryland Guard Soldiers beginning on April 28 at the 5th

  • Chaplains minister to troops

    The 175th Wing Chaplain Corps is filling a critical role in the spiritual care of Maryland National Guard members during Operation Baltimore Rally, the National Guard's response to the state of emergency in Baltimore.Amid protests and long shifts away from home, the religious support team -

  • Convoy to Snowbird breaks record

    The largest Maryland Air National Guard convoy made a cross-country trip in February to support Snowbird flying operations at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz. breaking their previous record from 2010.The 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent eight vehicles carrying 17 guard members

  • April Airman Spotlight

    175th Wing SpotlightName: Michael GemmaRank: Airman First ClassUnit: 175th Maintenance SquadronJob Description (no codes): aircraft engine mechanicFulltime job: aircraft engine mechanicHometown: Bel Air, MarylandJoined the MDANG: May 19, 2012Total Service years: 2Family: father, mother, brother, and