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  • Base Hosts Hundreds as Vigilant Guard Kicks Off

    Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md., underwent a sudden transformation this week as it became home to 300 National Guard troops from West Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania. It's all part of Exercise Vigilant Guard, an annual disaster response exercise that tests the National

  • Joint Helicopter Exercise Trains the Total Force

    Undeterred by inclement weather, a joint, total force team took to darkening skies here at Weide Army Heliport on September 29, as Airmen from the 175th Wing teamed with Maryland National Guard Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade and active duty combat camera Soldiers from the 55th Signal

  • Conference Gives Maryland NCOs Broader Perspective

    Four mid-grade NCOs from the 175th Wing recently got a healthy dose of professional development as part of a four-day conference held by the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States.Tech. Sgt. Steven Hood, 175th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; Tech. Sgt. Tammi George, 175th

  • The making of an A-10C pilot: "Graduation"

    -- It was a celebration here Aug. 20 as 1st Lt. Dan Griffin, a pilot assigned to the Maryland Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Squadron and his 11 classmates became the Air Force's newest A-10C Thunderbolt II attack pilots. Their afternoon graduation ceremony was held at the base theater in front

  • Social Media Raise New Questions Regarding Political Activity

    While warnings to military members regarding restrictions on partisan political activities are nothing new, the advent of social media has added some new wrinkles. As the political campaign season approaches, members must take care that their political activities in cyberspace don't land them in

  • Maryland Airmen Contribute to Iraq's Recovery

    As the drawdown in U.S. military forces in Iraq proceeds, remaining troops - including members of the 175th Wing - continue to aid the country on its road to economic recovery.For an example of how Maryland Airmen are contributing to Iraq's recovery, look no further than Basrah International

  • Military Department Revamps State Awards Program

    After more than a year of study and review, the Maryland Military Department has completed a top-to-bottom review and restructuring of the state awards and decorations program. The resulting state awards regulation, Maryland Military Department Regulation 672-1, standardizes award criteria for all

  • The Legacy Continues as Airman Joins Father in Guard

    Colin Anderson son of Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Anderson, Jr. of the National Guard Bureau took the oath of enlistment today at the Maryland Air Guard, Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md., Brig. Gen. Allyson Solomon, the assistant adjutant general-air, Maryland National Guard,

  • New Fire House Construction Underway

    The new 21,000-square-foot state-of-the-art 175th Wing Fire Department building is starting to take shape. The concrete floor, the steel beams, and metal roof frame are under construction at the new location with easy access to the flight line on Warfield Air National Guard Base, Baltimore, Md. The

  • Maryland Air Guard Hosts Civil Air Patrol

    Civil Air Patrol cadets were treated to orientation flights (referred to as "O-flights") at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md., recently.From July 20 to 22, a Maryland Air National Guard C-130 and with a CH-47 helicopter from the Army National Guard carried the cadets on the local