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  • 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

  • Wing Family Fun

    The aroma of Maryland crab cakes wafted across the airfield at the Warfield Air National Guard Base in Baltimore, home to the 175th Wing, on June 7 as family, friends and employers joined with Guardsmen to enjoy a day of fun and games during the 2009 Family and Employer Appreciation Day. Climbing up

  • Force Support Squadron Stands Up

    The 175th Services Flight and the 175th Mission Support Flight have merged thus creating the 175th Force Support Squadron. The 175th Services Flight deactivated on April 1, 2009 and the 175th Mission Support Flight was renamed the 175th Force Support Squadron. According to Maj. Bernadette Maldonado,

  • Ready for Basic Training

    Newly enlisted members of the 175th Wing are going off to Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, better prepared thanks to a program instituted on base in April. In the past, new recruits awaiting their first day of basic training drilled with the squadrons they would be assigned

  • Proposed Post-9/11 GI Bill transferability rules explained

    With Department of Veterans Affairs representatives ready to begin accepting sign-ups for the Post-9/11 GI Bill May 1, Defense Department officials are working to get word out on the proposed policy regarding the bill's transferability provisions to help servicemembers decide if the new benefit is

  • Air Guard war vets go Outward Bound

    Imagine voluntarily waking up at 4 a.m. in 18-degree weather and six inches of snow to hike through the desert with a group of strangers - strangers who would quickly become friends amongst the cacti and boulders. This was reality for nine intrepid members of the Maryland Air National Guard who in

  • Ready For Inspection

    Inspections are a fact of life in the military, so it should come as no surprise that as 2009 gets into full swing, the Maryland Air National Guard's 175th Wing has already undergone an average of one inspection per month. But of the men and women of the Middle River-based unit are feeling any put

  • Follow The Leader

    The sound was deafening as the roar 24 propellers filled the air on April 3 and 4. For the first time in years, the Maryland Air National Guard's 135th Airlift Group was launching a six-ship formation flight. Even more impressive was the fact that all of the C-130J aircraft in the formation were