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Maryland Manual, 1927
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Maryland National Guard

Headquarters Armory, N. Howard Street, Baltimore, Md.
Brigadier General Milton A. ReckordCommanding General
Major Thomas G. McNicholasExecutive Officer
J. Milton Griffith Chief Clerk


Quartermaster General:
Brigadier General Milton A. Reckord Be! Air
Assistant to the Quartermaster General:
Captain G. D. Hott .. - Baltimore

NOTE—All official correspondence and telegrams in con
nection with the military establishment of the State should
be addressed to The Commanding General Maryland Na
tional Guard, Annapolis, Md. That which is intended for
the Quartermaster General’s Department should be addressed
“The Quartermaster General, State of Maryland, Fifth Regi
ment Armory, Baltimore, Md.”

Section 2, Article IX, of the Constitution provides: “There shall
be an Adjutant General, appointed by the Governor, by and with the
advice and consent of the Senate. He shall hold his office until the
appointment and qualification of his successor, or until removed in
pursuance of the sentence of a court martial. He shall perform such
duties and receive such compensation or emoluments as are now or
may be prescribed by law. He shall discharge the duties of his office
at the seat of government, unless absent under orders, on duty.”
Article 65. Code of Public General Laws of Maryland, provides
that the Ranking Line Officer shall be in control of the military de-
partment of the State, and subordinate only to the Governor in matters
pertaining to that department. He performs such duties as pertain
to his office, and the other chiefs of staff departments and corps under
the regulations and customs of the United States Army. He super-
intends the preparation and publication of all official forms required
or use in the military service of the State; the reports and returns
required by tle United States; keeps a register of all commissioned
officers and the record of enlisted men. He is likewise the custodian of
all State and Federal property in use by the organized militia; he is
also in control of State appropriations for the maintenance of the or-.
ganized militia (land and naval) ; apportions such appropriations and
provides for the proper application of funds so as to insure a uniform
and consistent disbursement for the progressive benefit of the military
establishment of the State.
He also promulgates to the organized militia the orders of the Gov—
ernor as Commander-in-Chief and provides from time to time appro
priate regulations for the government, discipline and maintenance of
the military establishnient; he also publishes and provides for observ
ance of all federal laws and regulations applicable to the militia of the
State. .
He is the official channel for communication with the War ' and
Navy Departments on all matters and affairs relating to the federal
government’s interest in the militia of the State.

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