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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman

    Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman
    Raymond Joseph Peroutka Sr., who founded a janitorial supply business, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Nov. 17 of complications after heart surgery. A resident of Oak Crest Village in Parkville, he was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on South Glover...
  • 'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans

     'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans
    The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing. The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
  • Veterans honored in Havre de Grace on 'somber day of reflection'

    Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country. "I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
  • Aberdeen honors the 'sacred trust' of Veterans Day

    Aberdeen honors the 'sacred trust' of Veterans Day
    In front of an American flag at half-staff in Veterans Park, Aberdeen officials and local veterans gathered Monday to honor those who served in the military. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, as guest speaker Army Col. Debra Daniels...
  • Cub Scouts place flags in Bel Air cemetery for Veterans Day

    Cub Scouts place flags in Bel Air cemetery for Veterans Day
    The members of Cub Scout Pack 238 arrived at the Bel Air Memorial Gardens Sunday morning, prepared to honor the veterans buried in the cemetery, but a living veteran honored their efforts as well. Chris MacLarion, a resident of Belcamp who served in the...
  • Veterans Day events planned around Harford County

    Veterans Day events planned around Harford County
    Many around the country will take time Monday to recognize those who have served in the nation's military, and Harford County will be no exception. A number of events around Harford County are planned in honor of Veterans Day, which recognizes all those...
  • Display honors veterans at B&O Railroad Museum [Mostly Main Street]

    The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, will be marking Veteran's Day this weekend with a display from the museum's collection of the B&O's involvement in World War II, and of the B&O Railroad Police Department. Items on display include weapons,...
  • Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, city constable

    Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, city constable
    Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, a retired constable and a Senior Olympian who played basketball for 75 years, died Dec. 19 of a massive stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 85. "Arky was one of the best two-hand set shooters I've ever seen," said Al "Goldy"...
  • Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., Union Memorial chief of surgery

    Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., Union Memorial chief of surgery
    Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., former chief of surgery at Union Memorial Hospital who earlier had been chief of surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda and a captain in the Navy Medical Corps, died Monday of cancer at the Broadmead...
  • 'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'

    'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'
    WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police. "I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
  • WWII vets deserve more respect

    If the federal government has enough Park Police who are not furloughed to put barriers up and patrol the national monuments on the Mall, why are they closed? I was very proud to read the article about the veterans not accepting "we are closed" when...
  • Marylanders hurt by the federal shutdown

    In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments. At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...