maryland national guard

March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Will Have Mass Vaccination Site at Montgomery College Germantown

The state has approved a COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Montgomery College Germantown, County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard announced during a council session Tuesday. “The positive news is really that the state has given us the go-ahead and they will be actively supporting us with real logistical support to get […]

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March 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Member of Maryland National Guard in Gaithersburg Competes for Best Warrior

Sgt. James McGill, a radiology specialist with the 224th Medical Company Area Support in Gaithersburg, competed in the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition. The multi-day marathon includes mental and physicals tests, “pushing these elite service members to their limits.” The March 11 to March 14 event was open to junior enlisted, noncommissioned officers and […]

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March 7, 2021 | Halle Grossett

National Guardsman Detained on Child Pornography Charge at Six Flags Vaccination Site

A member of the National Guard was arrested Friday on a child pornography charge while working at the Six Flags vaccination site in Bowie, Md. Frederick County Sheriff’s Department detained Daniel Joseph Morozewicz at approximately 9:15 a.m. Friday morning. Morozewicz was on duty at the vaccination site at the time. After being suspended from the […]

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January 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Raskin, Van Hollen, Hoyer Visit Maryland National Guard at U.S. Capitol

Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation visited National Guard soldiers stationed at the U.S. Capitol amid an uproar over troops being inexplicably sent to take their breaks on Thursday night in a parking garage. “It was an honor to visit with members of the Maryland National Guard protecting the Capitol today and thank them for their […]

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January 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation Friday declaring a state of emergency for the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. According to the governor’s office, the executive action would allow the state to better coordinate and assist local jurisdictions and neighboring states in regards to security operations. Hogan is also seeking federal assistance from the […]

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January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: State House Bulking Up Security as FBI Warns of Armed Demonstrations

Maryland State Police (MSP) is aware of online information about possible armed protests at state capitols, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. An internal FBI memo warns that armed demonstrations are being planned at all 50 state capitols and may begin this weekend, The Associated Press reported Monday. According to the AP, the memo reads: […]

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January 7, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Hogan Extends National Guard’s D.C. Mission to Ensure Peaceful Transition

Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that the Maryland National Guard will remain in Washington through President-elect Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration and the end of the month, after the force was deployed to the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon amid an insurrection. “The state of Maryland will do anything and everything we possibly can to […]

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May 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland National Guard Will Fly Over County Friday Afternoon

Friday afternoon, the Maryland National Guard will fly its A-10 Thunderbolts over much of the state in tribute to health care professionals and first responders. The community flyover begins at 1:55 p.m. in Frederick and then heads near Damascus, through Wheaton and then Silver Spring, according to Montgomery County Police Commander Darren Francke. CORRECTION: There […]

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September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Gov. Hogan Deploys Hurricane Rescue Team to North Carolina

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sent the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) to North Carolina Thursday to help with Hurricane Dorian rescues and relief, he said in a press release.  Today I authorized the deployment of members of the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) of the @MDNG to North Carolina to assist in potential […]

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April 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Maryland National Guardswoman

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Staff Sgt. Dinora Flores of the Maryland National Guard, who died Tuesday, April 2. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset on the day of Flores’ interment. Flores, a resident of Damascus, was a 10-year veteran of the […]

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