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  • The Valley and the Peak

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, AFGHANISTAN -- EDITOR'S NOTE: While dramatic in nature, the following is a true account of recent events. Due to the currency of this story, names may have been changed or removed in the interest of Operational Security.Coalition troops were recently attacked by insurgents in the

  • Bronze Star

    Two 175th Security Forces Airmen were awarded the Bronze Star Medal on August 12th at Warfield Air National Guard Base for meritorious achievement while assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Tactical Security Element at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.Master Sgts. John Duly and

  • A legend visits the Maryland Air National Guard

    The Maryland Air National Guard welcomed Tuskegee Airman Dr. Cyril O. Byron, Sr. to Warfield Air National Guard Base Saturday, August 11, 2012. Dr. Byron visited the Wing to participate with the promotion ceremony for long time friend, Senior Master Sgt. Ed Bard, 175th Wing Public Affairs

  • Maryland Air Guard officer promoted to brigadier general

    A Maryland Air National Guard officer became a general officer July 20 during a ceremony held at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md.Col. Paul C. Maas Jr., of Catonsville, Md., was promoted to the grade of brigadier general and appointed chief of staff, Maryland Air National

  • Airlift Squadron returns from Operation Enduring Freedom

    The Maryland Air National Guard's 135th Airlift Squadron returned to Warfield Air National Base on June 25, from a deployment to Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom to a crowd of family members and well wishers happy to see them return.The first of two C-27Js returned Monday and the

  • Photo Essay: Maryland Guardsmen Conducts Safety Inspection In Germany

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Bruce Strong, 175th Wing safety superintendent, Maryland Air National Guard conducts a safety inspection at Detachment 1, 786th Force Support Squadron at Stuttguart Army Garrison, Patch Barracks, Germany, June 21, 2012. Strong assisted the 86th Airlift Wing safety

  • 702 EAS deactivates at Kandahar Airfield

    A small group of Air Guardsmen were joined by senior leaders on Monday at Kandahar Airfield to celebrate the completion of their deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and to honor the deactivation of the 702nd Expeditionary Airlift Squadron.The 702 EAS was activated at Kandahar, July

  • Open for business

    The Maryland Air National Guard now has a storefront recruiting office open for business in Baltimore."The base is a great location, but this provides walk-in capability," said Master Sgt. Robert Sweeney, Recruiting Office Supervisor. "The base didn't provide foot traffic. Here with the banks,

  • Photo Essay: Relocated Albatross

    A SA-16 Albatross seaplane is being removed, refurbished and relocated at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Baltimore, Md. Approximately 15 Airmen moved the static display airplane from the end of the runway where it had been displayed for nearly 30 years. After the plane is refurbished it will be