ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 11, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley will participate in a deployment ceremony for more than 170 members of the Maryland Army National Guard tomorrow. The deployment, for the 1729th Field Support Maintenance Co., includes more than 170 members of the Havre de Grace-based unit who will deploy to Fort Hood, Texas for training prior to deploying to Iraq for approximately one year in support of Operation New Dawn.
The Governor will join Major General James A. Adkins, Adjutant General of Maryland, for the ceremony.
WHAT: Governor O’Malley to participate in deployment ceremony for over 170 Maryland National Guard soldiers
WHEN: TOMORROW, Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Maj. Gen. Warren D. Hodges Armory
Aberdeen Proving Ground
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010
Directions: Take interstate 95 north to exit 77 Route 24 south towards Edgewood stay on route 24 south until you come to the security gate. Once through the gate follow the signs towards the Maryland National Guard Armory. Please plan on arriving 30 minutes prior to the start of the event to get through security.