Countians are officers
Two county residents are among the newest officers in the Maryland National Guard.
They include 2nd Lts. Norman R. Paddy of Millersville and Patrick A. Mahoney of Hanover.
Lieutenant Paddy, who earned the Army Physical Fitness Badge after scoring more than 290 out of a possible 300 points on the Army's fitness test, will be assigned to Company C of the 129th Signal Battalion in Cumberland.
Lieutenant Mahoney reports to Company A, 2nd Battalion of the 115th Infantry, in Glen Burnie.
The following Anne Arundel County residents were among those who took part in recent change of command ceremonies at the Naval Academy in Annapolis.