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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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  • Organizers 'build a stronger bond' at second annual Shootout for Soldiers event

    Organizers 'build a stronger bond' at second annual Shootout for Soldiers event
    U.S. Army Spc. Calvin Todd's trip to the second annual Shootout for Soldiers event was the longest, most difficult journey of the thousands of people who came to McDonogh on Thursday for the 24-hour lacrosse event. After losing a leg while serving in...
  • Orioles notes on Tommy Hunter, Jim Johnson, Bryce Harper

    Orioles notes on Tommy Hunter, Jim Johnson, Bryce Harper
    Not a lot of news coming out of pre-game interviews with the team and Orioles manager Buck Showalter. Some highlights: ** Tommy Hunter says he has an “itty, bitty bruise” on his pitching hand after barehanding a sharp comebacker yesterday....
  • Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury

    Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury
    There was some real concern after Sunday's game in Toronto when right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter grabbed a hard comebacker with his pitching hand. But after preliminary X-rays, icing and some rest, Hunter described the injury as "an itty, bitty...
  • Rabies vaccination clinics make it easy to keep pets safe

    Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
  • Motorcade for injured military members to move through region

    Motorcade for injured military members to move through region
    A motorcade of police vehicles escorting wounded military service members from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to New York City will cause roving lane closures on multiple area highways Wednesday morning, according to Baltimore Police....
  • From Key Highway to Key West, Lemle bikes for cancer awareness

    From Key Highway to Key West, Lemle bikes for cancer awareness
    It's more than 1,300 miles from Key Highway in Baltimore to Key West, Fla. — a car drive lasting a couple days or a flight lasting a few hours. Or, in the case of Howard County Education Association President Paul Lemle, an eight-day bike ride....
  • 5 questions … for Tracy Balazs, president and CEO of Federal Staffing Resources LLC

    5 questions … for Tracy Balazs, president and CEO of Federal Staffing Resources LLC
    Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
  • Wounded veterans' partners get scholarships to UMUC

    Wounded veterans' partners get scholarships to UMUC
    Two weeks after Beverly Poyer married her husband in 2007, he was deployed to Afghanistan. When he came home a year later, she was thrust into a role she hadn't expected: caregiver. Army Spc. Max Poyer, exposed to frequent mortar blasts in Afghanistan,...
  • Federal firefighters push for shift-swap flexibility

    When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
  • Hopkins research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation

    Hopkins research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation
    Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind. Still, she had to relearn how to pull...
  • Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant

    Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant
    The first Marylander to succumb to rabies since 1976 developed the virus through a kidney transplant that took place more than a year before the Army veteran died of the disease in February, national health and defense officials said Friday. Tests...
  • Md. military bases brace for reductions

    Md. military bases brace for reductions
    Midshipmen at the Naval Academy could spend less time training at sea, some gates into Fort Meade could be shut down and routine maintenance at military installations across the state could be delayed under federal budget cuts set to begin Friday....