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Fallen Md. National Guard Members Honored

The Maryland National Guard is honoring members who died during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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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.


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Iraq War Ends But Md. Troops Will Not Come Home Yet

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.


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Maryland National Guard Among First To Get New Cargo Planes

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.


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Maryland Soldiers Help Iraq Air Traffic

As thousands of soldiers return home from Iraq, a group of Marylanders prepares to go back.


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Members Of Md. National Guard Prepare For Afghanistan

While events commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11 continue, members of Maryland’s National Guard are headed for Afghanistan.



Md. National Guardsmen Deploying To Iraq For A Year

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.


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WJZ-FM Personality Serving Second Duty Tour In Iraq

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.


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Md. National Guard Prepares For William Donald Schaefer Funeral

It will be like nothing Maryland has ever seen. We have new details on the funeral services for William Donald Schaefer.


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Training Center To Be Dedicated For Fallen Soldier

The Maryland National Guard will rename a training area for a fallen soldier.


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BLOG: From The Front Lines With Zinno

Hi everyone! Greetings from Fort Dix, New Jersey. We are about a week into our deployment … AHEM! I mean, adventure and things are going really well. In reality, not much has gone on yet.

105.7 The Fan–01/11/2011