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State’s Senior Military Officer Had Tough Start In Frederick

Linda Singh was working fast-food jobs and just trying to make ends meet when she saw a recruiting stand for the Maryland National Guard at Francis Scott Key Mall.

02/28/2015

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Retired Md. National Guard Officer To Get Purple Heart

A retired Maryland National Guard officer who was wounded in Iraq in 2007 is set to receive a Purple Heart.

02/07/2015

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Westminster Resident Named Senior Enlisted Guard Leader

A Westminster resident and former director of housing and preservation services for the city of Westminster has been appointed to the highest enlisted position in the Maryland National Guard.

02/01/2015

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Red Cross, Girl Scouts Donating Cookies To Md. National Guard

Operation Cookie: A sweet treat for Maryland’s armed forces.

01/17/2015

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Obama Authorizes Guard, Reserve Call-Up For Ebola

President Barack Obama is authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

10/16/2014

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Ray Lewis Pays Tribute To Returning Md. National Guard Troops

A warm welcome home celebration for nearly 200 soldiers of the Maryland Army National Guard.

09/06/2014

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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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Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

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Families Welcome Back Md. National Guard Soldiers At Ceremony

A sweet homecoming for Maryland soldiers recently back from a year-long tour in Afghanistan.

07/13/2014

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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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National Guard Facility Named For Md. Soldier

A physical fitness center at a National Guard facility will be named for a Baltimore soldier who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

05/14/2014

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Budget Cuts Hit Md. Air National Guard Hard

Budget cuts in the military have hit the Maryland Air National Guard particularly hard, with fleets of aircraft being reassigned or retired.

03/11/2014

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