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  • November Airman Spotlight

    Name: Sara NittingerRank: Staff SergeantUnit: 135th Intelligence SquadronMilitary Job Description: Commander's Support StaffFull-time Job: SameHometown: BaltimoreJoined the MDANG: 2009Total Service Years: 4Family: Spouse - Pei Chi OngFavorite Movie: The Sound of MusicLast Book Read: The Goal (Eliyahu Goldratt)Favorite Food: Pho (Vietnamese Beef
  • Guardsman fights fires and stereotypes

    In the firefighting profession, fear is not an option and the challenges can be big.Senior Airman Sheila M. Fuentes, a full-time firefighter here at Warfield Air National Guard Base, put the fear of leaving her unit and home in Puerto Rico behind her to pursue the challenge of a career in Maryland.She left Puerto Rico and joined the Maryland Air
  • 175th Rocks RED FLAG - Alaska 14-3

    PlanningLate August nearly 150 personnel and 10 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, Baltimore, Maryland, returned home from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The aircraft and personnel were there taking part in Exercise RED FLAG - Alaska 14-3, a simulated environment for aircrews to conduct air combat
  • Air Force revamps AEF

    The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a consistent Air Force capacity to the
  • Tornado hits, Guardsman responds

    A Maryland Air National Guardsman survived a tornado and then went into first responder mode to help others while camping. Airman 1st Class John McCulloch, a crew chief assigned to the 175th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Warfield Air National Guard Base, was camping with his girlfriend, her family and friends of her family at Cherrystone Family
  • September Airman Spotlight

    The 175th Wing would like to present Senior Airman Andrew Bracken, structural journeyman assigned to the 175th Civil Engineering Squadron, as this months Spotlight Airman. Bracken joined the Maryland Air National Guard in 2008 and is a volunteer fire fighter with the Dallastown Volunteer Fire Department.Here is some more information about Senior
  • Bilateral Affairs Officer for Estonia

    When the new Bilateral Affairs Officer for Estonia starts working in October, it will be the first time a Maryland Air Guardsman will hold the position.Captain Daniel Griffin, an A-10C pilot with Maryland Air National Guard, has been selected. This position is open to both Army and Air Guard members."It is a unique job. It is a great opportunity.
  • August Airman Spotlight

    The 175th Wing would like to present Staff Sgt. Ousseynou Soumou Sonko, Avionics Test Station and Components Craftsman, as this month's Spotlight Airman. Sonko joined the Maryland Air National Guard in 2007 and is a recent graduate of Georgetown University. Here is some more information about Staff Sgt. Ousseynou Soumou Sonko:Name: Ousseynou Soumou
  • Maryland Air National Guardsman awarded shooting badges

    The U.S. Air Force Distinguished Rifleman and Distinguished Pistol Shot Badges are the highest honor that most military and civilian rifle and pistol shooters can aspire to earn and Maryland Air National Guardsman Senior Airman Evan Jones was awarded both Air Force distinguished shooting badges.Another Maryland Air National Guardsman earned both
  • Maryland Air National Guard demonstrates their value as part of the total force

    Nearly 50 members of the Maryland Air National Guard participated in their annual training at Aviano Air Base, Italy. It was an opportunity for guard members to train side by side with their active duty counterparts at the 31st Fighter Wing and to demonstrate their value as part of the total force."The most rewarding part is that the active duty