Maj. Gen. Linda Singh Honored In Md.

A painting of Md. National Guard Maj. Gen. Linda Singh was unveiled over the weekend (photo courtesy of the office of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan)

The Maryland National Guard Freedom Readiness Center will get a new name, under a proposal to be introduced by Governor Larry Hogan to the Board of Public Works. Hogan said over the weekend that he will seek to name the Sykesville facility in recognition of Major General Linda Singh, the first African-American and the first…

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Md. Expands Vaccine Equity Initiative


Maryland plans to execute a Vaccine Equity Task Force Operations Plan with the goal of making sure that hard-to-reach and under-served populations are not neglected. The program involves working with community and faith-based organizations as well as health departments in all 24 jurisdictions. Mobile vaccination clinics, education and awareness campaigns and other initiatives are also…

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Maryland National Guard Mobile Vaccination Support Teams Assist with Coronavirus Vaccinations


Maryland National Guard Mobile Vaccination Support Teams are assisting with coronavirus vaccinations. Their efforts kicked off earlier this month and have helped to administer over 6000 immunizations in support of about six locations daily. As Maryland moves into Phase 1-C on Monday, the state plans to establish mass vaccinations sites – likely in early February…

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Hogan Visits Md. National Guard Troops In DC


Maryland National Guard soldiers deployed to the US Capitol for security at Wednesday’s tomorrow’s presidential inauguration received a visit from Governor Larry Hogan. Hogan was briefed on security operations Monday by Maryland Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead, who commands the National Guard troops during this operation. Hogan has extended the Maryland National Guard’s mission in Washington,…

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MD National Guard’s Operation Tourist Boom to Take Place at OC Inlet


The Maryland National Guard is conducting a routine training exercise today – Operation Tourist Boom – with the Town of Ocean City and First Responders.  The exercise will take place in the inlet parking lot from 6:30am to 6:30pm.  The exercise will help the National Guard synchronize with first responders from all levels of government…

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