Deployment

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How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones Return

Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.

11/03/2014

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Md. National Guard Welcomes Troops Home

The Maryland National Guard is welcoming home about 200 members of the 1229th Transportation Company from their nearly yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

09/06/2014

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Md. Troops Headed To Afghanistan For 1-Year Deployment

In May, President Obama announced a plan to get most U.S. combat forces out of Afghanistan by 2015. But support troops are still going in, including a unit with the Maryland National Guard.

06/26/2014

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Md. National Guard Unit Deploys To Afghanistan

A Maryland National Guard unit from Catonsville is deploying to Afghanistan.

05/01/2013

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National Guard Members Deploy To Afghanistan

A Maryland National Guard unit already deployed four times since 9/11 is being sent overseas again.

03/07/2013

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Local Author Pens Children’s Book About The Experience Of Military Families

Relocation, deployment and injury of a loved one. That’s a story many of Maryland’s military kids know all too well. Now, a local author is putting those stories into a children’s book to help military families in transition.

10/25/2012

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Md. National Guardsmen Return Home From Afghanistan

Welcome home! Thirty members of the Maryland Air National Guards 135th Airlift are back home after being deployed in Afghanistan.

06/25/2012

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60 Md. Guardsmen Deploying To Afghanistan

The Maryland Army National Guard says about 60 of its members are deploying to Afghanistan.

05/25/2012

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Ceremony Welcomes Md. National Guard Members Home

The Maryland Army National Guard welcomed home members after a deployment to Iraq.

04/16/2012

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Maryland Air National Guard Members Deploy

Hundreds of Air National Guard members are deploying to support combat operations in Afghanistan.

03/30/2012

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O’Malley To Attend Deployment Event For Regiment

Gov. Martin O’Malley will be attending a deployment ceremony for air traffic controllers in a Maryland National Guard regiment.

10/08/2011

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Baltimore-Based Navy Hospital Ship Comfort Deploying From Va.

The Navy hospital ship Comfort is gearing up for a five-month humanitarian mission to Central and South America and the Caribbean.

04/07/2011

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