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  • Director of Air National Guard Visits 175th Wing

    The top leader of the Air National Guard met with Airmen of the 175th Wing, October 3, 2020, during a visit to Warfield Air National Guard Base at Martin State Airport, Middle River, Maryland. Over the course of the day, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director of the Air National Guard, spoke with the members of the Maryland Air National Guard and answered their questions during the tour of the facilities. Additionally, Loh presided over the socially-distant retirement ceremony for U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Paul C. Maas, Jr.
  • Maryland Airmen gain experience in national cyber exercise

    Six Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard along with than 800 National Guard cyber operators from more than 40 states and territories participated in Cyber Shield 20, a virtual training exercise designed to build their skills defending networks. The Army National Guard with assistance from the Air National Guard hosted Cyber Shield, which ran Sept. 12-27 and was conducted completely online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  •  175th Cyberspace Operations Group and ISR Building Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    The Maryland Air National Guard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Cyber Operations and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance building, June 6, 2020, at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md. The new $13.2 million, 27,500 square-foot facility was completed in early 2020. “The Maryland Air National Guard set a vision many years ago to build a world-class organization designed to deliver offensive and defensive cyber warfare effects as well as unmatched intelligence capabilities,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Victor Macias, 175th Cyberspace Operations Group commander. “In short order, members flooded to our organization, and this facility coupled with our soon-to-open facility at Ft. Meade provide the ability to conduct operations as well as host assigned mission partners as needed.”
  • Mission Support Group plays pivotal role in wing's response to COVID-19

    Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard are playing an integral role in the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Working alongside civil authorities and partners in the community, they have performed many successful missions throughout Maryland but none of that would be possible without the support of personnel back on base doing the behind the scenes work. Airmen from the 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron have processed over 40 million pieces of medical personal protective equipment and supplies, as well as distributing it across the state. Medical personnel from the 175th Medical Group have supported over 100 skilled-nursing facility visits and helped distribute thousands of test kits with their Army counterparts and other government agencies. Airmen have also passed out thousands of meals at local food distribution sites in the communities around Martin State Airport. Cyber professionals assigned to the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group have tested more than 400 government websites and IPs with the Joint Cyber Security Task Force, which is valued at more than $1 million. Finally, Airmen from the 135th Intelligence Squadron worked with their counterparts in the Maryland Army National Guard and Maryland Defense Force as part of an Unclassified Processing, Analysis and Dissemination team designed to help shape leadership decisions through geospatial analysis of mission locations and monitoring of publicly available content.
  • Maryland Air National Guard and Baltimore County Executive Pass Out Groceries in the Community

    ESSEX, Md. - Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. and Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard distributed meals and groceries to residents at the Mars Estates Police Athletic League center May 2. The mission is a partnership with the Maryland Food Bank and the Baltimore County Department of Recreations and Parks PAL centers to ensure citizens have enough food while schools and work places are closed.
  • Maryland National Guard supports FedEx Field Medical Services

    Members of the Maryland National Guard at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. continue to support the Prince George’s County Health Department and Office of Emergency Management efforts at the COVID-19 community screening and testing site. Setting up the temporary screening facility, which may be used as statewide model, involves many moving parts and communication is key. The 175th Wing Emergency Management Flight, Maryland Air National Guard, responded by providing their Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC) to support the operations taking place at the open parking lots around the stadium.
  • Maryland Guard distributes more than 1 million medical items

    Maryland National Guard Airmen working at a Strategic National Stockpile have processed and distributed more than 1 million masks, gloves and other protective equipment to health care workers and hospitals across the state. Up to 18 Airmen from the 175th Wing, based out of Warfield Air National Guard Base at Martin State Airport in Middle River are sorting medical equipment and supplies at the Maryland site, preparing them for shipment and loading them on trucks for distribution during the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Maryland National Guard Helping With Strategic National Stockpile Push

    Recently activated Maryland Air National Guardsmen are now working at a Strategic National Stockpile location in Maryland, preparing and loading medical supplies and equipment needed for the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Maryland Department of Health, working with Governor Larry Hogan’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Team, has developed an allocation plan for scarce resources to provide as much protection as possible to the state's most vulnerable populations, considering the level of need, as well as access in the commercial pipeline.
  • Maryland National Guard helps cruise passengers get home

    Eight Airmen with the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Wing, and medical specialists with the Maryland Department of Health, transported nine passengers from BWI to their homes in Maryland. The Airmen also brought food and essential supplies to allow the passengers to self-quarantine for at least two weeks.
  • Maryland Guard Airman Uses Military and Civilian Experience to Compete on Gameshow

    The nightly TV quiz show “Jeopardy!” with the blue squares, the iconic jingle and Alex Trebek, played a prominent role in the life of U.S. Air Force Capt. Danyelle Long-Hyland. Her family would gather around the television to watch their favorite game show religiously. As a child, she would often think about being on the show so she could challenge her mind but solving problems and finding answers extended well beyond that and into both of her current careers.