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  • Senior Airman John French 175th Wing Spotlight Airman

    “I am often referred to as the crazy cat guy,” said the 5’7 man with a precision line haircut and a sharply pressed uniform, who already has four cats at home. “I don’t like seeing animals being taken to shelters, so I take them in,” said Senior Airman John Clark French, a security forces technician assigned to the 175th Wing Security Forces Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard. “I sometimes spot stray cats while out on patrol but fight the urge to take them home.”
  • 2019 Airman of the Year Recognition Ceremony

    Today, the wing held its annual Outstanding Airman of the Year Ceremony. The ceremony recognized exceptional Airmen as well as missions the wing has successfully completed throughout the year. Airmen competed against other members within specific categories including Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior noncommissioned officer, first sergeant, and company grade officers.
  • The 175th Wing Mission: Operation Cyberspace

    During a time of civil unrest in April 2015, fires and violent outbursts filled the streets of Baltimore causing Maryland’s governor, Larry Hogan, to declare a state of emergency and activate the Maryland National Guard. About 1,700 local Airmen and Soldiers entered the city to support the law enforcement officials in charge.
  • 175th Wing pauses to focus on resiliency

    Airmen from the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, took time during drill weekend for a Resilience Tactical Pause in response to an increase in suicides throughout the Air Force. The Resilience Tactical Pause, directed by Air Force chief of staff, General David Goldfein, is intended to provide an opportunity for leaders to engage their Airmen in a manner that fosters interpersonal connection.
  • Maryland's 30th Adjutant General Visits 175th Wing

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Timothy E. Gowen, adjutant general for Maryland, visited with 175th Wing Airmen at Martin State Airport, Middle River, Md., October 6, 2019 during their regularly scheduled drill weekend. The visit was Gowen’s initial appearance at the Maryland Air National Guard base since taking command as Maryland’s 30th adjutant general.
  • Airman 1st Class Mbaye October 2019 Spotlight Airman

    From Senegal, West Africa to the Maryland Air National Guard, Airman 1st Class Ousseynou Mbaye experienced quite a journey in his 28 years. “It has been 10 years since I have been back home,” said Mbaye. “But my family is extremely proud of what I have accomplished thus far, especially being a member of the United States Air Force.”
  • Maryland Provides Medical Training for State Partner Nation

    This month, members assigned to the 175th Medical Group, Maryland Air National Guard, and combat medics assigned to the 104th Area Support Medical Company, Maryland Army National Guard, provided medical training to the Armed Forces of Bosnia-Herzegovina military police, artillery battalion, signal infantry and platoon.
  • Maryland National Guard partners with Baltimore City Department of Recreatino and Parks STEM Program

    The Maryland Air National Guard hosted a group of 50 students from the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program as part of a five-week camp, July 3, 2019, at Martin State Airport, Middle River, Md. The program is designed to build on the students’ interest and knowledge in the STEM arena as they prepare for college or careers after high school.
  • MDANG Supports Joint IRT No-cost Healthcare Clinic

    Twenty-eight members of the Maryland Air National Guard recently completed a 14-day mission to provide healthcare to underserved communities in Missouri, Kentucky and Illinois. The mission, which ran from June 12-25, was part of the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program, or IRT.
  • Multinational service members participate in Spring Storm 2019

    Approximately 50 Airmen and Soldiers from the Maryland National Guard, deployed to Estonia to participate in Spring Storm (Kevadtorm), an Estonian Defense Force annual exercise. Members from the 290th Military Police Company, Maryland Army National Guard, the 175th Wing Security Forces Squadron and the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group, Maryland Air National Guard, embedded with Estonian military forces to conduct training that mirrored real-life war fight situations.