The Maryland National Guard has deployed 70 pieces of equipment on the Eastern Shore, including Humvees and other trucks able to operate in flooded areas, to help respond to Hurricane Irene.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is telling 6,500 active duty troops to be ready in case there’s an order for them to help with Hurricane Irene relief work.
A military jury has found a U.S. Army National Guardsman guilty of premeditated murder in the shooting death of an Afghan civilian.
As more and more Maryland troops are called to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, there’s a special group of soldiers trained to offer support from home.
Cleanup efforts are underway across Maryland after heavy rain and flooding shut down roads and bridges. The powerful storm left the Inner Harbor covered in debris. Crews were able to clear it all up on Friday.
After seven years of war, late last year President Barack Obama announced the end of combat in Iraq, but that doesn’t mean that our country is done sending troops there.
State Sen. J.B. Jennings, who is an Air National Guardsman, has been called to duty.
As hundreds of soldiers in the Maryland National Guard receive orders to deploy, the Guard is reaching out to help their families get ready.