Maryland Air National Guard to retire A-10 fighter jets in Middle River, transition to cyber unit

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The U.S. Air Force on Thursday selected Warfield Air National Guard Base, located at Martin State Airport in Middle River, as the preferred location to transition from an A-10 to a cyber wing mission. The 175th Maryland Air National Guard will retire the A-10 fighter jets stationed at the base. “Replacing the aging A-10 Thunderbolt IIs at the […]

Delegates call for local law enforcement to cooperate with ICE in response to border crisis

The following is an editorial piece from Delegate Kathy Szeliga and Delegate Matt Morgan. Due to the massive influx of illegal immigrants caused by President Biden’s open border policies, communities around the country have become increasingly unsafe. Just recently, a Venezuelan migrant who crossed the southern border illegally killed 22-year-old Georgia college student Laken Riley while she was out for […]

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 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 […]