ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan made several stops in Frederick to highlight the state’s COVID-19 recovery and to congratulate former Commanding General Michael Talley of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick on his promotion to Major General.
Promotion of Brigadier General Michael Talley to Major General. The governor delivered remarks at the promotion ceremony of U.S. Army Brigadier General Michael Talley to Major General. During his more than 30 year career, General Talley has served at every level of military command, including multiple tours of combat. Most recently, he served as commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick, which is conducting testing and research on potential COVID-19 treatments and vaccines.
“Thanks in large part to General Talley’s exceptional leadership, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command was immediately fully mobilized to help the nation respond to the worst global pandemic in more than a century with life-saving testing and research on potential COVID-19 treatments and vaccines,” said Governor Hogan. “General Talley truly has led by example and has served as a skilled and effective leader and mentor to countless soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, and civilians.”
RoosterBio. Governor Hogan also received a briefing and toured RoosterBio, a privately held cell manufacturing platform technology company focused on accelerating the development of a sustainable regenerative medicine industry. The company started with five employees, and has quickly grown into one of Maryland’s most cutting edge bio manufacturing companies.
Envistacom. The governor visited Envistacom, a minority and female-owned small business that specializes in communications, cyber, and intelligence to support the U.S. Department of Defense. The company opened their Frederick office in March 2020 and is a recipient of the successful More Jobs for Marylanders program.
Flying Dog Brewery. Governor Hogan also stopped by Flying Dog Brewery—one of the largest craft breweries in the nation—which successfully adapted their operations throughout the pandemic to continue serving customers.