General Linda Singh recently retired from her position as adjutant general of the Maryland Military Department.
Army National Guard
Lt. Col. Brian Bischoff served as one of the federal National Guard Bureau's first special victims counsels.
The mission will take them to Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary.
The 192nd Military Police Battalion spent the past year training for the deployment.
Investigators determined a verbal altercation escalated into a physical fight at the Excape Nightclub.
The New Mexico National Guard soldiers conveyed messages to their families in English, Spanish, Navajo and Polish.
Army Staff Sgt. Jessica Smiley and Sgt. Danielle Farber are the first two National Guard soldiers to earn the Ranger Tab.
Sixteen of the South Carolina Guard's 63 armories are listed as "poor" by the U.S. Army.
The soldiers were killed when their Black Hawk crashed in a field southwest of St. Cloud on Thursday.
The Minnesota National Guard will release the names of the deceased crew members on Saturday.