Maryland National Guard
They’ve been overseas for nine months, but now, 50 members of the Maryland National Guard are home.
Changing of the guard. Since the 9/11 attack, the role of the Maryland National Guard has drastically changed. Now a new museum exhibit shows how soldiers went from protecting state borders to joining a global war on terror.
A Maryland National Guard unit from Catonsville is deploying to Afghanistan.
Women in the military get the green light to serve in units with direct ground combat.
The Maryland National Guard is honoring members who died during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Welcome home! Thirty members of the Maryland Air National Guards 135th Airlift are back home after being deployed in Afghanistan.
The U.S. military formally shut down the war with a ceremony retiring the flag of the U.S. forces in Iraq. But some soldiers from Maryland are still there.
The military cuts known as “BRAC” resulted in many programs moving to Maryland. But, as part of that realignment, eight large cargo planes were taken away from the Maryland Air National Guard. But there is now a replacement plane.
As thousands of soldiers return home from Iraq, a group of Marylanders prepares to go back.
While events commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11 continue, members of Maryland’s National Guard are headed for Afghanistan.
As 124 Maryland National Guardsmen scrambled to get into formation, it was with the knowledge they are leaving their civilian lives and families for the next year.
The heat is intense, but imagine dealing with temperatures like 114 degrees while serving in Iraq. Troops from the Maryland National Guard will be some of the last to serve there, including one soldier who is best known for his take on local sports here.