| Feb 27, 2012
| 5:08 AM
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,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:04 AM
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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:54 AM
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....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
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,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:16 PM
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....
| Apr 19, 2012
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,...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:26 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:00 PM
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...