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  • Families, Friends Welcome Fighter Squadron Home

    Hundreds of friends, family and other well wishers gathered at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Saturday to welcome home members of the Maryland Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Squadron, which was returning from an Air Expeditionary Force rotation supporting Operation

  • Maryland Fighter Unit Arrives in Afghanistan

    More than 300 Air National Guardsmen of the 104th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived on Kandahar Airfield to provide close air support throughout Afghanistan, relieving the Airmen of the 354th EFS, who have since returned home to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.A-10C fighters from the

  • Wing Recognizes Outstanding Airmen

    The Maryland Air National Guard recognized its outstanding Airmen for their accomplishments in the past year at a ceremony held Dec. 6 at Warfield Air National Guard Base. The event, known as the "Airman Recognition Ceremony," honored the most outstanding enlisted members of the 175th Wing in three

  • New Wing Command Chief to Emphasize Recognition, Education

    Col. Scott L. Kelly, 175th Wing commander, recently announced the selection of Chief Master Sgt. Harold E. Stewart as the wing's new command chief master sergeant. Chief Stewart comes to the position from the 175th Network Warfare Squadron, where he was the chief enlisted manager for seven years.

  • Air Guard Readies for C-27J Fleet

    For the first time, Air National Guard aircrews will be the sole operators of a new aircraft straight off the assembly line. The C-27J Spartan, the latest propeller-driven airlifter, is an "extremely rugged" aircraft, designed for austere environments, said Air Force officials. It is about half the

  • Afghan Mission Earns Maryland Crew Major Award

    With an Army unit in direct contact with the enemy and in need of an emergency resupply, a Maryland Air National Guard C-130J crew came to the rescue with much-needed supplies and ammunition. "We got guys fighting the enemy and we are going to do whatever we have to do to get them the supplies they

  • Fighting the Flu

    When duty calls, the Maryland Air National Guard must be ready to respond. Saying "we're sick and can't fight today" is not an option. To stay healthy and avoid this season's flu, the 175th Medical Group is vaccinating the Airmen of the Maryland Air National Guard. According to 1st Lt. John Young,

  • Military Honored by Baltimore Ravens

    On a hot summer day in August, members of the Maryland National Guard witnessed warriors of a different kind don their armor and engaged in a practice battle. The engagement was on a practice field of McDaniel's College in Westminster, MD. The venue was football and the team was the Baltimore

  • 175th Wing Welcomes New Commander

    During a ceremony deeply rooted in military history, men and women of the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, witnessed the assumption of command by Col. Scott L. Kelly at a ceremony held at Warfield Air National Guard Base on Aug. 1. Although Colonel Kelly has been serving as the wing

  • 451st makes history, stands up as wing

    Lieutenant General Gary L. North, 9th Air Force and Air Forces Central commander (far left) and Brigadier General Guy M. Walsh, the new 451st Air Expeditionary Wing commander (second from left) salute as the Afghanistan and U.S. national anthems are played during an assumption of command and