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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
  • One brave neighbor

    One brave neighbor
    Ten years ago, my husband John and I moved into a retirement condo and met our new neighbors. They were a nice, older couple — typical Baltimoreans with a passion for family, Maryland crabs and the Orioles. I still remember the day my husband...
  • Dr. Glendon E. Rayson, internist

    Dr. Glendon E. Rayson, internist
    Dr. Glendon E. Rayson, a retired Baltimore internist who had worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 12 of internal bleeding at Memorial Hospital South in Hollywood, Fla. He was 96. Glendon Ennis Rayson, the son of a schoolteacher and a homemaker,...
  • Flag Day ceremony in Bel Air

    The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
  • 'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance

    'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance
    Not long after the sun comes up on Memorial Day, and hours before Westminster's 145th Memorial Day parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m., Arnold "Skip" Amass will be on site, helping set up the TV cameras and tying up last-minute loose ends. Most of all, he'll...
  • Eagle Archive: For Memorial Day, we recall a fallen soldier who made sure we remembered others

    On Monday, May 28, Carroll County will mark its 145th annual observance of Memorial Day with an expanded parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery. In 1967, our community noted the 100th anniversary of Westminster's Memorial Day observances....
  • Louis G. Napfel Jr., captain

    Louis G. Napfel Jr., captain
    Louis G. "Captain Lou" Napfel Jr., a retired Chesapeake Bay charter boat captain and Korean War veteran, died Saturday of kidney failure at Harbor View Hospital. The longtime Edgewater resident was 81. The son of a jewelry box maker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Towson Legion, Elks join forces for Memorial Day tributes

    Towson Legion, Elks join forces for Memorial Day tributes
    Towson resident Dwaine Garber didn't serve in the military himself, but he comes from a family of veterans. On Sunday, flanked by his wife, Tonya, and son, Matthew, 11, Garber continued a 20-year tradition of attending Memorial Day ceremonies "I can take...
  • Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"

    Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"
    "Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance. Dougherty and city other officials...
  • Robert Waring McNitt

    Robert Waring McNitt
    Rear Adm. Robert Waring McNitt, a naval officer whose career spanned two wars and who, after retiring from the Navy, was dean of admissions at the Naval Academy for more than a decade, died Sunday of heart failure at the Ginger Cove retirement community...
  • Veterans Day a time for area veterans to remember service

    For almost 200 years, members of Fred Roussey's family have served in the United States Army, Navy and Marine Corps. "Everything but the Air Force," the Catonsville resident said. His family's long line of service dates back to the Battle of Fort...
  • Towson Times captures baker's dozen in press association contest

    <i>Towson</i> <i>Times</i> captures baker's dozen in press association contest
    The Towson Times captured 13 awards in the annual editorial contest sponsored by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, a regional association for print journalism. The awards were for writing and photography from the 2011 calendar year. Reporter...