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  • Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million

    Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million
    Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country are postponing drills this month to help the National Guard Bureau close an unexpected budget shortfall, officials said Tuesday.
  • Obama in the lion's den [Commentary]

    Obama in the lion's den [Commentary]
    Addressing the annual American Legion convention in Charlotte last week, President Obama sugar-coated his defense of selective use of military force by reciting what's been done to cope with the Department of Veterans Affairs' failures to deliver promised...

    Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

    Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
    Hundreds of mourners bid farewell Thursday to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranking Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War. General Greene, a former leader at Aberdeen Proving Ground who was shot to death last week in Afghanistan,...

    General killed in Afghanistan was 'source of inspiration' while serving at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    General killed in Afghanistan was 'source of inspiration' while serving at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to die in Afghanistan since 2001, spent about four years leading two major organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground. General Greene, 55, was shot and killed Tuesday in...

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan
    After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...