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  • Attacking Maintenance in the Maryland Air National Guard

    Warfield Air National Guard Base, Md. -- In the A-10 community, the word “attack” is an all-encompassing term that can mean everything from “yes” to “go forth and conquer.”  It captures the warrior spirit, a can-do attitude that views any problem as solvable, and the Air Force core value of

  • Breaking Barriers Across the Total Force

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. -- U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. April D. Vogel made history as the first female two-star general in the Maryland Air National Guard when she was promoted in April 2022. Her career has been a model of the successful synthesis of the National Guard capabilities with

  • Landing Safely: Airman finds career with MD Air National Guard

    The ejection system on the A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft are maintained and have explosives installed that are built to catapult the pilot away in the event of an in-flight emergency. The system is designed to get the pilot back to the ground safely.For U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Natalia Cuevas

  • From Enlisted to Officer - 175th Airman Recognizes Importance of Diversity

    Warfield Air National Guard Base, Md. -- When forming a team, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Andrea Chaves, a clinical nurse with the 175th Medical Group, Maryland Air National Guard, recognizes the importance of having Airmen with different backgrounds to move towards mission success.During her monthly

  • 104th Fighter Squadron Lends Expertise to Exercise Tapio

    CAMPO GRANDE, Brazil – Pilots from the 104th Fighter Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, recently traveled to the Campo Grande Air Force Base in the largest city in the Mato Grosso de Sul state to help the New York Air National Guard train with its partner, Brazil.Exercise Tapio is a Brazilian

  • 175th Wing Conducts First-of-its-kind Mission Assurance Exercise

    Warfield Air National Guard Base, Md. -- The Maryland Air National Guard conducted the wings first-of-its-kind Mission Assurance Exercise at Warfield Air National Guard Base at Martin State Airport, August 12, 2022.The simulated exercise was conducted to observe and evaluate the 175th Wing’s

  • Meet U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Diontae West

    Aviano Air Base, Italy -- Meet U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Diontae West, a cyber systems operations journeyman assigned to the 175th Communications Flight, Maryland Air National Guard. West is currently supporting the 31st Communications Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy.“Our mission is to provide

  • Meet U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Evan Spivey

    Aviano Air Base, Italy -- Meet U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Evan Spivey, a contract specialist assigned to the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard. Spivey is currently supporting the 31st Contracting Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, as one of a three-member team from the MDANG that has

  • Maryland National Guard, European Partners Protect Network Security

    LAUREL, Md. - The Maryland Army National Guard’s 169th Cyber Protection Team, Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Operation Support Squadron and members of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AFBiH) participated in a joint cybersecurity seminar June 29.Army Brig. Gen. Adam Flasch, the