| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:29 PM
For midshipman Duncan Mamer, the skipper of a Navy 44, the waiting was the hardest part of the 19th biennial Annapolis-Bermuda Race.
"The prevailing conditions for this race were mostly just lots and lots of light air," said Mamer, a Caldwell, Iowa,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:14 PM
When your father, two uncles and both grandfathers served as pilots, your career seems destined to take flight.
Marine Capt. Katie Higgins not only followed in the footsteps of her family members, but this week she was named to the U.S. Navy Flight...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:37 AM
President Barack Obama has illegally dispatched 300 military trainers or advisors to Iraq to support an illegal sectarian Shiite government headed by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
The United States Constitution prohibits the president from re-engaging...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:16 PM
The release Saturday of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years as a prisoner of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan surely marked a jubilant moment for his family and friends in Boise, Idaho. Sgt. Bergdahl went missing from his unit in 2009 under...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Freud once said the greatest works in literature involved parricide: “Oedipus,” “Hamlet” and “The Brothers Karamazov."
I’m not arguing that George R.R. Martin’s “A Storm of Swords” should be placed...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Members of the Grande View community in Pylesville gathered Saturday, June 7, to honor their friend and neighbor, Jim Bradley Sr., a World War II veteran whose 90th birthday fell on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion a day earlier.
| May 8, 2014
| 3:25 PM
A number of activities are planned in Harford County in observance of Armed Forces Week May 12 to 16; however, missing this year will be the live fire and other popular demonstrations at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Budget constraints are being blamed for...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Across the United States, if the average person on the street has heard of any place in Harford County, it's Aberdeen Proving Ground.
It's an installation with a rather high profile history, and an awful lot of enlisted personnel passed through its...
| May 16, 2014
Say thank you, dear readers,
To our soldiers and armed forces for Armed Forces Day Saturday, a tribute to those who have served or are serving in any of our military branches. We salute them for their courage and dedication.
Today (May 16) is also...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Back in November, we reported that Baltimore was among just 25 cities across the country to receive top marks for LGBT equality in municipal policies, according to an analysis by the Human Rights Campaign.
The organization's Municipality Equality...