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Armed Forces

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  • Cold War-era 'Warthog' targeted for retirement

    Cold War-era 'Warthog' targeted for retirement
    The A-10 Thunderbolt II, a snub-nosed ground-attack plane that the Maryland Air National Guard has flown in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the latest aircraft to find its way onto the Pentagon's endangered weapons list. Outfitted with a seven-barrel Gatling...
  • Obama orders military leaders to report on progress against sexual assaults

    Obama orders military leaders to report on progress against sexual assaults
    Hours after Congress passed a range of proposals to combat sexual assaults in the armed forces, President Barack Obama ordered military leaders on Friday to conduct a yearlong review of their progress in eliminating rape from the ranks — and...
  • Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl

    Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl
    Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
  • Brigances speak at Aberdeen Proving Ground event honoring disabled people

    Brigances speak at Aberdeen Proving Ground event honoring disabled people
    O.J. and Chanda Brigance, co-founders of the Brigance Brigade Foundation - an organization that supports ALS patients and their families, were the featured guest speakers Wednesday morning at an Aberdeen Proving Ground event honoring the contributions...
  • Annapolis prepares to host Military Bowl

    Annapolis prepares to host Military Bowl
    Annapolis is preparing this week to host its first-ever college football bowl game. Festivities for the 2013 Military Bowl on Friday, Dec. 27 will include several events in and around the city — a parade, a tailgate party, a concert and a nationally...
  • Army report says diver was 'losing air, losing air fast' on first fatal Super Pond dive

    Army report says diver was 'losing air, losing air fast' on first fatal Super Pond dive
    George H. Lazzaro Jr. was diving at 127 feet to retrieve testing equipment in Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond shortly after 1:30 p.m. last Jan. 30, when he told his dive mates via radio he was "losing air, losing air fast." The civilian diver, who...
  • 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...
  • Resurrection-St. Paul honors veterans and their families

    Resurrection-St. Paul honors veterans and their families
    On Veterans Day, students at Resurrection-St. Paul School in Ellicott City learned that it's not just the men and women of the armed forces who deserve honor and recognition, but their families as well. "Veterans Day is about families, too," President...
  • 1943 Sunpapers World War II Christmas Radio Program: We need your help!

    1943 Sunpapers World War II Christmas Radio Program: We need your help!
    On Dec. 25, 1943, the Baltimore Sunpapers produced a Christmas radio show featuring soldiers from the 29th Infantry Division and 8th Air Force from bases in England. The hour-long program, which aired on WFRB Radio in Baltimore and on nine other...
  • Black Americans have fought for Republic since its founding [Eagle Archive]

    Black Americans have fought for Republic since its founding [Eagle Archive]
    Monday is Veterans Day, a day to pause and remember that the freedoms we enjoy have been paid for by the service in harm's way of our country's nearly 22 million veterans. "African-Americans have served in all of America's wars," according to local...
  • Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr.

    Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr.
    Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr., a retired electronics engineer who survived the nearly ill-fated assault on Italy's Mount Belvedere during World War II, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of a...
  • Military sexual assault victims break the silence

    Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape. It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native. Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...