| May 26, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The report from the State Department was brief: Thomas M. Jennings Jr., a federal worker from Burtonsville on a temporary assignment with NATO peacekeepers, had died in a car crash in Southern Bosnia.
Fifteen years later, it turns out that was only...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:16 PM
With Osama bin Laden dead, the war in Iraq over and the war in Afghanistan winding down, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told graduating midshipmen Tuesday to prepare themselves for "one of the key projects" of their generation: building American...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:39 PM
A Navy SEAL from Edgewater was killed in last week's Black Hawk helicopter crash in Afghanistan, defense officials said Monday.
Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks, 28, was one of seven Americans killed in the crash Thursday during a firefight...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:43 AM
The increasing frequency of attacks on U.S. and NATO troops by members of the Afghan security forces they are supposed to be helping has reached the point where American commanders are rightly concerned that the mistrust engendered by such incidents...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
In reference to The Sun's editorial, "Unfriendly fire" (Aug. 22), I am in complete disagreement with the claim that maybe it's time to consider speeding up the timetable for bringing all of our troops home from Afghanistan and the surrounding areas.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin assumed the role of Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground senior enlisted leader during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center July 17.
APG Garrison Commander Gregory McClinton...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
A Navy SEAL from Edgewater is to be laid to rest this week at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks of Edgewater was among seven Americans and four Afghans killed when their Black Hawk helicopter...
| Jun 7, 2012
What happens when a brutal regime gets replaced by an alternative and largely unknown entity? Exhibit A: Libya.
Shortly after Moammar Gadhafi bumped his head on a bullet, the "rebels" took over and promptly declared Sharia law. It's a start -- I guess....
| Jul 12, 2012
Testifying before a Senate committee a few months ago, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lamented that America was "in an information war, and we are losing that war." This week, she blew a fuse at the "Friends of Syria" meeting in Paris, saying that...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:00 AM
As an American of Turkic descent, I am outraged Gov. Rick Perry's response to Brett Baier's Turcophobic and twisted question about Turkey ("Turkey rejects Perry comments," Jan. 18). Gov. Perry made a disastrous mistake by saying that Turkey is governed by...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:42 PM
A 2006 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Thursday, the Marine Corps has confirmed. The 27-year-old was one of six Marines who died in the accident.
The Pentagon identified him as Marine Corps Capt....