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  • On the home front: Parents discuss sending children to military academies

    On the home front: Parents discuss sending children to military academies
    When Rene Sykes envisioned her two daughters going off to college, she didn't imagine them in basic training, getting room inspections and parachuting out of airplanes at half-time for shows across the country. But these are exactly the kind of things the two South Carroll High School grads are doing as seniors at the Air Force Academy in Colorado.
  • Bainbridge museum hosts inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit

    Bainbridge museum hosts inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit
    About 300 people attended the inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit Saturday to tour the former Bainbridge Naval Training Center and visit the Main Street museum dedicated to its history, according to event organizers. Those who attended, including men and...

    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,...

    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...

    Niumatalolo says Ohio State could 'embarrass' Navy in opener, but team has hope

    Niumatalolo says Ohio State could 'embarrass' Navy in opener, but team has hope
    Ken Niumatalolo recently joked that the more he watches Ohio State on film, “the scarier it gets.” The seventh-year Navy head coach was serious when he said the Buckeyes have the potential to “embarrass us.” Navy opens the season...