| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, 48, was buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Marchanti, a 25-year member of the Maryland National Guard, was one of two officers killed last month in Afghanistan. Violence erupted in Kabul, where Marchanti was...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 AM
In reference to, "Afghanistan: What's next?" (March 21), in my opinion, our military forces should remain in that area as long as needed with no comments from Present Barack Obama as to a withdrawal date. He provided such a deadline in Iraq, which has...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The American soldier accused of massacring 17 people in a solo rampage on a remote southern Afghanistan village faces multiple charges of murder and attempted murder. Whisked out of the country by the Army, he is now being held at Fort Leavenworth, Kan....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Michael Keller walks into Hillcrest Elementary School, he becomes "Mr. Mike," a friend and mentor to students at the school since before most of the currently-enrolled students were born.
According to Hillcrest teachers Betty Fields and Tori Fonder,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Since the conception and birth of our nation, the basic challenge for our existence has been our participation in our wars of survival which have required our citizens to gallantly rise up and take arms and go into battle. Such action by our nation...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Baltimore is coming down with a case of Ravens fever, known to cause purple vision and unbridled joy. And the cure is still almost two weeks away.
In the meantime, area florists are ordering extra purple flowers. Babies will be swaddled in purple...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will end the long-standing prohibition on women serving in direct combat, Pentagon officials said Wednesday, opening hundreds of thousands of military jobs previously closed to female service members.
Panetta and Gen....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies, with a high temperature near 66 degrees. Tonight's forecast calls for clouds, with showers likely, and a low temperature around 55 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
When Maryland National Guard Capt. Cara Kupcho first enlisted in the military 18 years ago, she wanted to drive a Bradley Fighting Vehicle, a 30-ton, armor-busting tank.
"I like things that go boom," she explained Thursday. "I like tanks."
But as a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It is hard for me to celebrate the news that women will now be permitted to serve in combat roles.
I am pleased for the women in the military who will not have their paths to promotion blocked by artificial limits. Women are, in fact, in harm's way in...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strumming a few random chords, then moving into a sampling of Neil Young.
The sounds take him back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and sat around a...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Claire Fitzgerald and Peter Smith, eighth-graders at St. Joseph School in Cockeysville recently received the Timonium Optimist Club's award during Youth Appreciation Week.
Youth Appreciation Week is an annual Optimist International program. The...