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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...
  • Blue Angels to return to Annapolis, Baltimore skies

    Blue Angels to return to Annapolis, Baltimore skies
    For the first time since 2010, it appears the Blue Angels will be back in full formation above graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis this spring. They'll also show up above Baltimore next fall. The U.S. Navy announced funding on...
  • Baltimore Museum of Art showcases work by An-My Le, Gerard Byrne

    Baltimore Museum of Art showcases work by An-My Le, Gerard Byrne
    The Baltimore Museum of Art looks a little off-putting these days. Much of the exterior is covered over and a good chunk of the interior closed off to the public while an extensive renovation project is under way. But once you navigate the temporary...
  • Karzai's demands may create a horrid future for Afghanistan

    Karzai's demands may create a horrid future for Afghanistan
    The Afghan people's most dangerous foe is not the Taliban. It's not Pakistan or al-Qaeda. No, it's their president, Hamid Karzai. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kabul earlier this month and spent more than 24 hours with Mr. Karzai, trying to...
  • Laurel Board of Trade sponsors Army Field Band concert

    The Laurel Board of Trade is sponsoring the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus in concert Friday, Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Laurel High School Auditorium, 8000 Cherry Lane. Telling the story of America's Army, this diverse program features...
  • City of Laurel Stakes, Salute to Troops Nov. 9 at Laurel Park

    City of Laurel Stakes, Salute to Troops Nov. 9 at Laurel Park
    Laurel Park is offering free admission to city of Laurel residents and military members as part of a combined celebration on Saturday, Nov. 9. The day includes the running of the City of Laurel Stakes and a Salute the Troops celebration of U.S. military...
  • Thomas Bailey Sr., city fire captain

    Thomas Bailey Sr., city fire captain
    Thomas M. Bailey Sr., a retired Baltimore Fire Department captain and fire academy instructor who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer Saturday at Brightview Avondell independent living in Bel Air. The former Cedarcroft resident was 96....
  • 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...
  • 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...