Washington claws victory at Maryland Guard sponsored Crab Bowl

WESTMINSTER, Md. (Dec. 21, 2013) – High school football players from across Maryland competed in the sixth annual Maryland Crab Bowl senior all-star game at McDaniel College, Gill Stadium, Dec. 21, 2013. The college was home to the Baltimore Ravens’ summer training camp until the 2011 season. The Maryland State …

Sunset on Taji, Iraq

During my a part of deployment I was stationed at Camp Taji, Iraq, also known as Camp Cooke, in honor of Command Sgt. Maj. Eric F. Cooke. It’s an area about 20 miles north of  Baghdad. The place is in the Sunni Triangle, was an Iraqi Republican Guard base and …

So, my website was hacked

While on an assignment in Estonia this website was hacked by some international yoyo. I restored the site within 30 minutes. I guess I was hit by a baby hacker, how cute. I’m flattered that someone thought so much about me to hack my site. Not sure how hacking me …

Sweet Jewish New Year

BALTIMORE (Sept. 3, 2013) – Sundown on September 4 marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah. Maryland Defense Force Chaplain (Capt.) Chesky Tenenbaum, the first bearded defense force chaplain of any state, held a pre-Rosh Hashanah service for Maryland Guard Service members at the Fifth Regiment Armory. Translated …

Partnership builds community, starting with the kitchen

BALTIMORE (June 25, 2013) – Firefighters of Baltimore’s Engine Company 45 will soon be able to break bread in a recently renovated kitchen, thanks to a training partnership with the Maryland Army National Guard’s 244th Engineer Company. The 244th contacted the office of Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in August …

Andersons named Maryland’s best warriors

REISTERSTOWN, Md. (April 21, 2013) — The Maryland Army National Guard completed its 2013 Best Warrior Competition at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation April 21, 2013, to determine the year’s best Soldier and noncommissioned officer. Sgt. Delvon Anderson was named the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Spc. Robert Anderson was …

Maryland 400 Distinguished Service Medal – 2013

TOWSON, Md. (Feb. 23, 2013) — The Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution awarded six Maryland Guard service members the Maryland 400 Distinguished Service Medal during a luncheon today at the Towson Country Club, Towson Md. The luncheon coincided with former President George Washington’s birthday which was Feb. 22, …

Engineers Certify on Robot

Soldiers from the Maryland Army National Guard’s 253rd Engineer Company (Sapper) in La Plata, Md., spent their drill weekend training with a Mobile Training Team to become certified robot operators. The Jan. 12-13 drill weekend also included breaching doors, Modern Army Combatives and weapons familiarity. “This is the first time …