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  • Maryland National guardsman killed in Afghanistan

    Maryland National guardsman killed in Afghanistan
    Maj. Robert Marchanti of the Maryland Army National Guard was killed Friday night in Afghanistan, his family said Sunday. Marchanti, 48, a Baltimore County teacher, was on his first one-year tour in Afghanistan and was scheduled to return in September,...
  • Gala to raise funds for homes away from home for family of wounded military

    Gala to raise funds for homes away from home for family of wounded military
    Dale I. Beatty vividly remembers his first glimpse of a Fisher House, a home away from home for wounded troops and their families. The former North Carolina Army National Guard staff sergeant had lost both legs in an explosion in Iraq in 2004 and was...
  • At Fort Meade, tryouts for Warrior Games show 'ability over disability'

    At Fort Meade, tryouts for Warrior Games show 'ability over disability'
    When it happened, he didn't feel a thing. Within 30 seconds, "all the pain in the world" coursed through his body. And U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Curtis Winston recalls thinking, among many other things, that he'd never play sports again. Wilson, a former high...
  • Services today for Army officer killed in Afghanistan

    Services today for Army officer killed in Afghanistan
    Funeral services for Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, an Army National Guard officer killed Feb. 25 in Afghanistan, are set for today at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Lutherville. The 48-year-old major left his Gardenville home in September on his...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Monday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... City police investigate eight shootings since Friday: A 29-year-old man who was shot in the leg early Monday in Pigtown was the eighth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died....
  • Soldier, airmen complete basic training

    WALKER: Army National Guard Pvt. Tiffany S. Walker has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). During basic military training,...
  • Who's No. 1 — in high school?

    Who's No. 1 — in high school?
    We live in a culture that demands all things be rated and ranked, especially our sports teams. At the end of the season, somebody has to earn the right to raise one of those garish foam fingers and shout, "We're Number One." That seems to count for a lot....
  • Spec. Irina Shields graduates from basic combat training

    Army National Guard Spec. Irina Shields graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, in Lawton, Okla., as an honor graduate and received a letter of commendation. She is the daughter of Konstantin Stepanov, of Laurel. Her husband, Mark Shields,...
  • 'Daze' of music and celebration coming to downtown Towson

    'Daze' of music and celebration coming to downtown Towson
    Flowers, music, food, entertainment, shopping and community spirit are being rolled together for four days in May — dubbed "Towson Spring Daze" by the Towson Chamber of Commerce. Set for Thursday through Sunday, May 3-6, and sponsored by the...
  • National Guard unit to return to Havre de Grace from Iraq

    A Maryland Army National Guard unit based in Havre de Grace is set to return home from Iraq on Saturday, several months sooner than originally expected. Lt. Col. Charles Kohler, spokesman for the Maryland National Guard, said 166 troops from the 1729th...
  • Aberdeen salute ceremony hails MDNG soldiers after year-long deployment

    Aberdeen salute ceremony hails MDNG soldiers after year-long deployment
    More than 80 members of the Maryland Army National Guard Headquarters Aviation Depot Maintenance Roundout Unit assembled at Aberdeen Proving Ground Saturday for a Freedom Salute Ceremony, officially welcoming the unit home after its year-long deployment...
  • Remaining members of 1729th National Guard unit to return to Havre de Grace

    The remnants of a Maryland Army National Guard unit that largely returned to Havre de Grace at the start of this month are set to come back in the coming days. About 10 members of the 166-troop 1729th Fuel Support Maintenance Command did not return...