| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:27 PM
A Florida-based federal security contractor warned that it would lay off nearly 100 people at two government facilities in Maryland by the end of September as a result of Army contracts that are not being renewed.
G4S Government Solutions Inc., which...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt.
Actually, he can...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life.
Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:16 AM
A dance under a circus-sized tent at Aberdeen Proving Ground has raised more than $300,000 for a network of houses that offer free lodging to the families of wounded warriors.
The first Support Our Heroes Ball held in Maryland drew more than 500 guests,...
| Dec 10, 2011
Dr. Sherman Samuel Robinson, a retired pediatrician who had been the athletics physician for Severna Park High School, died of cancer Monday at his Edgewater home. He was 79.
Born in Pittsfield, Mass., and raised on Staten Island, N.Y., he earned a...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house.
| Dec 2, 2007
It happens, inevitably, at every sporting event. Katie Odierno Funk hears the national anthem and her eyes well up with tears.
It's true whether she's watching baseball or basketball, but it hits her the hardest, without fail, at the Army-Navy football...
| Nov 19, 2006
American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
| Nov 20, 2006
Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
| Mar 29, 2009
The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous.
Advanced battle dressings,...