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Armed Forces

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  • Bike to work Friday, honor the armed forces Saturday

    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...
  • Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom

    Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom
    "Today we remember those who are not with us because they sacrificed their lives for our freedom," Richard Gebhard, master of ceremonies for Bel Air's 30th Memorial Day Ceremony said in greeting the huge crowd gathered on the green and in the shade of...
  • Gansler steps into military-civilian divide

    Gansler steps into military-civilian divide
    Now that veterans groups have condemned Doug Gansler for disparaging Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, followed by Brown calling the attorney general's remarks "reckless and irresponsible," we can start to measure the consequence of Gansler's...
  • Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment

    Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler disparaged Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, drawing outrage from a veterans group Monday as the two top Democrats contending for the governor's mansion clashed over Brown's work history. A political action...
  • Howard will again welcome soaring inflation at Preakness balloon festival

    Howard will again welcome soaring inflation at Preakness balloon festival
    Balloon meister Ron Broderick is working on keeping a lot of balloons in the air. The West Friendship hot-air balloon pilot is organizing the Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival to be held at Turf Valley May 15 and 16, with an Armed Forces Day...
  • 24-hour Shootout for Soldiers returns to McDonogh on June 19-20

    24-hour Shootout for Soldiers returns to McDonogh on June 19-20
    The Shootout for Soldiers, a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded American military members that has raised more than $250,000 since its inception, returns to McDonogh on June 19 and 20. Originally started by a group of high school students...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore to receive award for LGBT equality ranking

    Looking Out: Baltimore to receive award for LGBT equality ranking
    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...
  • Ralph W. Miller, mechanical engineer

    Ralph W. Miller, mechanical engineer
    Ralph W. Miller, a retired mechanical engineer who had been a founding partner of a Baltimore engineering firm, died May 8 of heart failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 91. The son of Edward A. Miller, a cemetery...
  • Return of Blue Angels highlights Naval Academy Commissioning Week

    Return of Blue Angels highlights Naval Academy Commissioning Week
    Annapolis and the Naval Academy are preparing for a week of festivities to mark the end of the academic year and the commissioning of a new batch of officers — including a return of the Navy's Blue Angels elite flight team. The Blue Angels have...
  • A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
  • Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served

    Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served
    Harford County held a veterans' muster in Bel Air Saturday, an event designed to get Harford and Cecil County veterans connected with the appropriate services, as well as to honor veterans of the Vietnam War era and women who served during World War II,...
  • New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday

    New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday
    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford officially assumed command of the Army Communications-Electronics Command and of Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the post's C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus. Gen. Dennis L. Via,...