Silver Jackets: Many Partners, One team


Many Partners, One Team


For More Information Contact

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, Email

Maryland Department of the Environment, Email

Maryland Silver Jackets

The Maryland Silver Jackets Team first convened in 2010. The team's activities are guided by the 2016 State Hazard Mitigation Plan which includes the following goals.

To protect life, property, and the environment from hazard events through:

  • Increased public awareness of hazards, mitigation, preparedness, and resiliency.
  • Enhanced coordination with local jurisdictions and linkages between state and local mitigation and resiliency efforts.
  • Protection of State assets, infrastructure, and critical facilities.
  • Promote actions that protect natural resources, while enhancing hazard mitigation and community resiliency.
  • Efficient use of State resources

The Maryland Silver Jackets Team was recognized by their peers as the 2019 Silver Jackets of the Year.  

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports state-led Silver Jackets Teams through its Flood Risk Management Program.