Business, Politics

Delegates urge Air Force to keep National Guard Flying Wing in Middle River

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Friday, February 9, 2024, Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki sent a letter to Secretary Kendall of the U.S. Air Force imploring him to keep the flying wing of the Air National Guard at Martin State Airport. In bipartisan unity, every delegate from Baltimore County signed the letter. The letter addressed the potential removal of the flying mission …


Police/Fire, Politics, Traffic

Police release additional details on Middle River crash that killed Maryland Air National Guard member, elected officials respond to safety concerns

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police have released additional information on a fatal crash in Middle River that killed a Maryland Air National Guard member. At just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, officers responded to a crash that occurred in the 3000-block of Eastern Boulevard (21220). Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have determined that a Mazda CX-5 was …


Maryland Air National Guard member killed in Bowleys Quarters crash

UPDATE: Police have released additional information on this crash and elected officials are addressing safety concerns along this busy corridor. Original story below… BOWLEYS QUARTERS, MD—A Maryland member of the armed forces was killed in a crash in Baltimore County earlier this week. TSgt Lacy O’Neill was assigned to the 175th Security Forces Squadron Martin State Air National Guard. She …

Governor Moore announces first items in 2024 legislative agenda to support Maryland military families

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week declared 2024 as the ‘Year for Military Families’ in Maryland and announced a package of legislation that will support and empower Maryland’s servicemembers, military spouses, and caregivers. This is the first legislation announced by the Moore-Miller Administration for the upcoming 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. “Our military families sacrifice everything so …

Maryland Air National Guard to conduct readiness exercise at Martin State Airport

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Airmen of the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Wing will be participating in an Air Combat Command directed readiness exercise at Martin State Air National Guard Base. The operation will take place Thursday, November 30 through Sunday, December 3, 2023. Operation Frosty Strike, which is a full-scale readiness exercise, will be conducted to demonstrate the 175th Wing’s …

Patriotic ‘Concert in the Park’ to be held in Perry Hall on Sunday

PERRY HALL, MD—A patriotic concert will be held in Perry Hall on Sunday afternoon. The event will be held at 3 p.m. on July 2, 2023 at Angel Park. Break the your red, white and blue and join the 229th Maryland Army National Guard Band as they celebrate America with a concert in the park. There will be Kona Ice …

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 …

Governor Moore visits Middle River to sign largest military tax cut for younger veterans in a generation

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Governor Wes Moore this weekend presided over the Moore-Miller Administration’s sixth bill signing at the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Wing in Middle River, signing the largest military tax cut for younger veterans in a generation and highlighting the administration’s commitment to strengthening the military and honoring veterans in Maryland. “We need to support our military community because …