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Intern Ginger Miroy Raises PTSD Awareness

Always Ready, Always There: My Story of Hope                 September 11, 2001 was a defining moment for many of us, but even more so for CW4 Clifford Bauman. CW4 Bauman was on his way to the Pentagon when American Airlines Flight 77 struck the building, and Bauman sprang [...]

Bill’s Maudlin Humor

Bill’s Maudlin Humor: WWII as seen through the cartoons of Bill Mauldin By: Lauren Wong December 7, 1941 was the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor; it was also the day the U.S. entered WWII. When the Army shipped out, they brought nine Divisions of National Guardsmen with them. The 45th ID was one of [...]

A Heartfelt Reunion at the End of World War I

A Heartfelt Reunion at the End of World War I Jonathan W. White                            In the digital age it is common for cell phone videos to capture the moment when a deployed soldier or sailor reunites with his or her family. Often these [...]

NGAUS D-Day Battlefield Tour, 2016

This year, NGEF was proud to sponsor the first NGAUS D-Day Battlefield Tour! 15 participants were led by BG (ret) Theodore Shuey on an unforgettable adventure to learn about the sacrifice and victories of Allied forces in Normandy. Archivist Ryan Trainor attended the trip as a representative of NGEF. The tour explored the Dog Green [...]

239th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, August 27th 1776

NGEF’s Archivist, Ryan Trainor had the pleasure of visiting Brooklyn, New York with members of the Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution last month in commemoration of the 239th anniversary of the Revolutionary War battle which occurred there. It is regarded by military historians as one of the most resounding battles of the Revolutionary [...]

Meeting with MD Military Historical Society

On Sunday, 1/11, NGEF staff had the opportunity to meet with members of the Maryland Military Historical Society at Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, during their Board of Directors conference. Also attending the conference was Joe Balkoski, the eminent Guard historian of the 29th Infantry Division, as well as society President, Lieutenant General H Steven Blum [...]

233rd Anniversary of Yorktown

Sunday, October 19th marks the 233rd anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown. Although not the official end of the Revolutionary War, the battle assured American independence from Great Britain. The American militia’s role in the battle remains an important part of National Guard heritage, forged in the fighting at Redoubt No. 10. The opening shots [...]