MDDF Wellness

Army Wellness Center Workshop Aids MDDF Readiness

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 personal trainers from the Army Wellness Center (AWC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground’s Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic presented a mandatory workshop to Maryland Defense Force (MDDF) personnel called “Increasing Your Metabolism.”

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Steven Blum and others

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) H. Steven Blum Keynotes 2017 MDDF Annual Muster

On April 22, 2017 the Maryland Defense Force (MDDF) held its Annual Muster at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore. The Annual Muster is a mandatory all day training activity for all Maryland Defense Force personnel. Company formation and ceremonies commenced at 9 a.m. The keynote speaker for this year’s muster was retired Lt. Gen. H. Steven Blum, the former deputy commander, U.S. Northern Command.

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Maryland Defense Force Patch

MDDF Realigns to Better Support MILDEP

Under the leadership of Brig. Gen. (MDDF) Lorenza Cooper, Commanding General, Maryland Defense Force (MDDF), the state defense force component has gone through a comprehensive realignment process to ensure that it provides improved support to the Maryland Military Department (MILDEP). This process has included changes and improvements with respect to MDDF culture, training, personnel and operations policies.

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Maryland Defense Force Patch

A Passover Seder for Those Who Serve

The Baltimore Sun reports on Maryland Defense Force Chaplain support of the Maryland Army and Air Guard ...

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MDDF Officer and NCO of the Year Honored by Governor

The Maryland Defense Force’s (MDDF) Officer and non-commissioned officer (NCO) of the year were honored at the State House in Annapolis. Maj. (MDDF) Fred Sanford, the MDDF officer of the year and Sgt. (MDDF) Dustin Dixon, the MDDF NCO of the year were initially recognized at a reception hosted by Lawrence J. Hogan, governor of Maryland.

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