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Maryland National Guard Unity Day

Posted by on April 15, 2019 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

On Friday April 12th, 2019 the Maryland National Guard hosted its 14th Annual Unity Day in Baltimore, Maryland. The historical 5th Regiment Armory was buzzing as attendees were greeted by smiles and brochures directing them to the table displays of all the sister-states in attendance. A ceremonial Honor Guard initiated the event with a song played on the bag-pipes, the National Anthem was sung, and Major General Linda Singh of the Maryland National Guard gave everyone a warm welcome. Througho...

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"Kabujalake" Folk Dance Group from Paide, Estonia visits Maryland

Posted by on April 2, 2019 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Planning is underway for various exchange activities in 2019. The “Kabujalake” Folk Dance Group, a group of eight Estonian young men and women, ages 13 – 16, plus two adults, from Paide Hammerbecki Basic School in Paide, Estonia will visit Westminster from April 7 – 15, 2019 to participate in a variety of activities in both Westminster and throughout Maryland.

They will perform as part of the Maryland National Guard’s 14th annual ...

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Command Sgt. Maj. honored for Estonia/ Westminster connection

Posted by on January 11, 2019 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (1)

*Note: This article was written by Catalina Righter and published in the Carroll County Times on Oct 8, 2018.

On Sept. 30, Paide, Estonia's city government awarded CSM Thomas Beyard the coat of arms decoration during the city’s 727th birthday celebration. (Courtesy Photo)

Though he lives in Westminster, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Beyard was recognized b...

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