Archive for Category: Public Affairs Life

Enjoyed the fireworks and artillery

Got to enjoy some fireworks and artillery blasts, oh and music too. Been awhile since I photographed fireworks. Soldiers from the Maryland Army National Guard’s 291st Digital Liaison Detachment fire their M102 Howitzers to the music of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, performed by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s, during the annual Salute to Independence concert at Antietam […]
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Visit to Bosnia – I drank the voda and survived the draft

I spent the week in the beautiful country of Bosnia and Herzegovina touring the countryside, drinking tea with local honey, and NOT on minefields helping their public affairs personnel tell the story of their armed forces demining efforts. This was my fourth trip there and I always drink the water from Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, in […]
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Robin Baltimore portrait photographers | Sublime Images

Everyone has a unique story, my passion is to show it in a unique Baltimore portrait location. I recently got to meet, and photograph, SrA Robin Brown who’s the Trooper of the Quarter for the Maryland National Guard. Service members have many different interests even if they wear similar clothes. Thanks SrA Brown for serving, entertaining roller derby crowds, and bringing joy to many through cosplay. Many thanks to the Baltimore portrait photographers who helped make these images happen.
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Armed Forces Soccer

Staff Sgt. Kimberly Kerschner, currently serving as a Maryland Army National Guard recruiter, was selected to tryout for the women's Armed Forces Soccer Team at the start of the 2015 training camp Sept. 12-30, 2015 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Kerschner was selected to compete for the goalie position against 30 others from across the armed forces. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Thaddeus Harrington, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office)
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MD-HART rescue training

MD-HART rescue training

The Maryland Army National Guard and the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team conducts swift water rescue training with the Baltimore County Fire Department on Oct. 8, 2015, at Mt. Vista Park in Kingsville Md. The training centered around extraction in difficult terrain while navigating obstacles. The HART training is performed quarterly, and prepares responders for emergency situations such as hurricanes and floods. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Thaddeus Harrington, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office)
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Medical Warrior Challenge

Medical Warrior Challenge

The Maryland Army National Guard’s 104th Area Support Medical Company conducts it’s first Medical Warrior Challenge competition on Sept. 12, 2015, to build teamwork and strengthen esprit de corps within the unit. The competition takes place at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation near Reisterstown, Md., and includes a 500-group push-up event, 9-line medevacs, medical scenarios, sked […]
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Shoot, communicate & move: 1-175th conduct live fire training

Shoot, communicate & move: 1-175th conduct live fire training

The Maryland Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment conducts live fire training at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in N.J., during their June 6-20, 2015, annual training. (Video by Sgt. 1st Class Thaddeus Harrington, Maryland Public Affairs Office)
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Water bucket training

Water bucket training

The Maryland Army National Guard conducted water bucket training with a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground on May 20, 2015. The Soldiers are practicing in order to assist firefighters if deployed to help stop a forest fire. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Thaddeus Harrington, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs […]
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Fast rope insertion and extraction 1-158th CAV (LRS)

The Maryland Army National Guard’s 1st Squadron, 158th Calvary Regiment (Long Range Surveillance) conducted fast rope insertion and extraction training at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, on April 11, 2015. In the event of a non-viable landing situation, these Maryland Guard Soldiers are able to deploy to an area and quickly react to a situation. Pilots […]
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231st Chem. Co. joins with Air Guard to conduct HAZMAT training

231st Chem. Co. joins with Air Guard to conduct HAZMAT training

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (Feb. 10, 2014) – On a cold, overcast weekend, the Maryland National Guard’s 231st Chemical Company and 175th Civil Engineering Fire and Emergency Services Flight conducted joint HAZMAT training at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, Md., on Feb. 8-9, 2014. “[This is] the first time that we’ve done any […]
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