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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]

    Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]
    Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front...
  • American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment

    American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment
    On Monday, July 28, the American Legion, the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, will hold a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dewey Lowman Post 109 in Arbutus for veterans to discuss the quality of care they are receiving at...
  • 229th Army Band plays last concert in the park Friday

    This is it, dear readers, The last Havre de Grace Arts Commission summer concert tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in Tydings Park. The 229th Army Band will perform the last concert of the season free and open to the public. Since July is National Picnic...
  • A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
  • Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served

    Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served
    Harford County held a veterans' muster in Bel Air Saturday, an event designed to get Harford and Cecil County veterans connected with the appropriate services, as well as to honor veterans of the Vietnam War era and women who served during World War II,...
  • On Memorial Day, Harford honors those who died serving their country

    On Memorial Day, Harford honors those who died serving their country
    Memorial Day ceremonies are planned around Harford County today, Monday, to honor those who died in the defense of our country and our liberty. The Town of Bel Air and American Legion Harford Post 39 will honor American veterans at 10 a.m. Monday with a...
  • Havre de Grace honors those who served with ceremony at Tydings Park

    Havre de Grace honors those who served with ceremony at Tydings Park
    Wreaths, rifle salutes and speeches about storied military battles lent a somber tone to a sunny, breezy Memorial Day Monday morning at Havre de Grace's Millard Tydings Park, overlooking a Susquehanna River filled with sailboats and other craft. Havre...
  • For Aberdeen, Memorial Day is not just 'a red-letter day on a calendar'

    For Aberdeen, Memorial Day is not just 'a red-letter day on a calendar'
    The phrase "old soldiers never die; they just fade away," has long been a staple of soldiers' songs, and it was even uttered by famed Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The phrase has become part of the American lexicon, but Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett broke...
  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...
  • Field of Honor a tribute to all veterans

    Field of Honor a tribute to all veterans
    Saturday morning's opening ceremonies for the second annual Field of Honor tribute presented by Hubbard Funeral Home and Charlestown Retirement Community featured speeches, a large crowd and an appearance by the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard....
  • Joe Aitcheson, Jr., most successful steeplechase rider in history, dies at 85

    Joe Aitcheson, Jr., most successful steeplechase rider in history, dies at 85
    A year ago, Joe Aitcheson, Jr. sat in his room at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, surrounded by racing mementos, and pondered a reporter's question: How could a jockey who's broken nearly every bone in his body have the gumption to win a record...
  • U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]

    U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]
    In reference to the article, "Obama readies Afghan exit" (May 28), and speaking as a retired educator and a retired U.S. Navy officer who served on active duty in World War II over five years in the Pacific and later recalled in 1950 for three more...