Top things to do this weekend in the Baltimore area

Federal Workplace

Photo of weeping Maryland immigrant's West Point graduation goes viral
No Outfit Data! oftnone^none^bf8dd2e18e4e4cf3ed6b3a39430a596f

More Federal Workplace News

  • CSX derailment limits Brunswick Line MARC to three trains Monday evening

    CSX derailment limits Brunswick Line MARC to three trains Monday evening

    Due to a CSX train derailment, only three Brunswick Line MARC trains will operate from Silver Spring Monday night, the Maryland Transit Administration said. Fifteen train cars left the tracks in the derailment, spilling hazardous material near 9th and Rhode Island Avenue NE on Sunday. Train 875...

  • CSX train derails in Washington, leaks hazardous material

    CSX train derails in Washington, leaks hazardous material

    A CSX train partially derailed Sunday morning in Northeast Washington and leaked hazardous material, officials said. Several cars derailed about 6:40 a.m. in the area around 9th Street NE and Rhode Island Avenue, near Catholic University, according to the D.C. Fire Department. Rhode Island Avenue...

  • In honor of airman, Hogan orders Maryland flags at half-staff

    In honor of airman, Hogan orders Maryland flags at half-staff

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Flags in Maryland are flying at half-staff in honor of an Air Force airman from Maryland who died of injuries he sustained while serving in Asia. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff starting Monday at sunrise in honor of Nathaniel Henry McDavitt....

  • VA clinic closes at Fort Howard

    VA clinic closes at Fort Howard

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has closed its medical clinic at Fort Howard in eastern Baltimore County, a property that is proposed for redevelopment. The clinic closed last month after it was flooded when a hot water heater exploded. As workers assessed the damage, they found mold and other...

  • Maryland National Guard steps up role in cyberspace

    Maryland National Guard steps up role in cyberspace

    Each year, the imaginary nation of Berylia is summoned into existence solely to have its simulated computer networks pummeled by an elite team of hackers. But the Berylians are not left undefended in the face of the onslaught. A NATO-backed center in Estonia invites military teams from across the...

  • Glen Burnie airman Nathaniel H. McDavitt dies in building failure

    Glen Burnie airman Nathaniel H. McDavitt dies in building failure

    An Air Force airman from Glen Burnie has died while serving in the fight against the self-declared Islamic State, the Pentagon said Saturday. Airman First Class Nathaniel H. McDavitt, a 2011 graduate of Severna Park High School, died Friday of injuries sustained when extreme winds caused structural...

More for Federal Workers

  • Congressman says D.C. Metro won't get bailout

    Congressman says D.C. Metro won't get bailout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in Congress about the safety of Washington's subway system: 3:30 p.m. A House Republican says Congress won't be bailing out the Washington area's struggling subway system after a series of crises. Rep. John Mica of Florida said at a hearing Wednesday that...

  • Ruppersberger: More special ops forces needed in Iraq

    Ruppersberger: More special ops forces needed in Iraq

    Rep. C. A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger called Wednesday for the deployment of more Special Operations troops to Iraq to train local forces to fight the self-declared Islamic State. The Baltimore County Democrat visited Iraq, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain last week. "I believe that we need...

  • Military wants to 3-D print robots, drones, thousands of spare parts

    Military wants to 3-D print robots, drones, thousands of spare parts

    Say you're a soldier sent on a mission into hostile territory. You'd like to have a drone to keep an eye out for ambushes. Maybe there's one on hand, but it's not quite right for the job. Or maybe there's nothing available at all. Researchers at Aberdeen Proving Ground want to help, and they think...

  • D.C. Metro board chairman: Entire lines may need to shut down

    D.C. Metro board chairman: Entire lines may need to shut down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The board chairman of Washington's Metro subway system says it may be necessary to shut down entire rail lines for months at a time for maintenance work. Metro chairman Jack Evans made those comments Wednesday at a discussion among regional leaders about how to fix Metro's problems....

  • Radio ad blasts Rep. Ruppersberger over troubled missile defense system

    Radio ad blasts Rep. Ruppersberger over troubled missile defense system

    Since the Pentagon's $2.7 billion system of radar-equipped blimps, meant to protect Washington, D.C. against airborne attacks, first came under fire for its unreliability, a number of legislators and pundits have taken the project's early supporters like Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Baltimore,...

  • Lockheed Martin opens retooled missile launcher plant

    Lockheed Martin opens retooled missile launcher plant

    Lockheed Martin formally reopened a retooled missile launcher production line in Middle River on Thursday, a move the defense giant says will keep 150 people in work. Workers and officials gathered in a cavernous factory building where a stage was flanked by two MK 41 VLS launchers, standing several...

  • CIA-armed militias are shooting at Pentagon-armed ones in Syria

    CIA-armed militias are shooting at Pentagon-armed ones in Syria

    Syrian militias armed by different parts of the U.S. war machine have begun to fight each other on the plains between the besieged city of Aleppo and the Turkish border, highlighting how little control U.S. intelligence officers and military planners have over the groups they have financed and...

  • Pentagon skips tests on key component of U.S.-based missile defense system

    Pentagon skips tests on key component of U.S.-based missile defense system

    Against the advice of its own panel of outside experts, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency is forgoing tests meant to ensure that a critical component of the nation’s homeland missile defense system will work as intended. The tests that are being skipped would evaluate the reliability of small motors...

  • A first look at the Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airship prototype

    A first look at the Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airship prototype

    Craig Johnston, director of business strategy and development, and Bob Boyd, program manager, give a tour of the Lockheed Martin P-791 Hybrid Airship prototype on March 09, 2016, at the company's Skunk Works facility in Palmdale. The prototype is one-third scale of a 21-metric-ton airship that...

  • D.C. Metro reopens

    D.C. Metro reopens

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An unprecedented 29-hour safety shutdown of subways in the nation's capital inconvenienced hundreds of thousands of people on Wednesday, but despite predictions of "Metromageddon" or "Metropocalypse," it was hardly the end of the world. Many riders shrugged it off, saying it's...

Loading
79°