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Governor Moore hosts Maryland National Guard change of command ceremony

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Wes Moore this week hosted the change of command ceremony for the new adjutant general for Maryland. Maj. Gen. Timothy E. Gowen, the 30th adjutant general for Maryland, relinquished command of the Maryland National Guard and the Maryland Military Department to Maj. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead during a ceremony held at the Fifth Regiment Armory in …


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MEMA becomes Maryland Department of Emergency Management

REISTERSTOWN, MD—The Maryland Emergency Management Agency will become the Maryland Department of Emergency Management effective Friday, October 1, 2021. It will be a principal department reporting directly to the Governor’s office, and will have greater flexibility to handle administrative functions, especially during emergencies. As part of this transition, the Maryland 9-1-1 Board will become part of the newly established department. …


Councilman Marks appoints Tony Campbell to Charter Review Commission

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced the appointment of Dr. Antonio (Tony) Campbell as the Fifth District representative to the Baltimore County Charter Review Commission, created as a result of the voter approval of Question A in the 2016 general election. Dr. Campbell serves on the full time faculty in the Department of Political Science at Towson University …