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  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]

    The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]
    Seventy years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that transformed the economic and social structure of the United States and paved the way for the post-war boom. It was called the GI Bill of Rights. One of its many unintended...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 29 Lakefront concert The Rhonda Robinson Ensemble will perform at the Columbia Lakefront as a part of the Lakefront Summer Festival Concert series. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Monday, June 30 'Sharks: Who's...
  • Upriver pollution, not dam, bay's major threat

    Upriver pollution, not dam, bay's major threat
    Sediment buildup behind Conowingo Dam poses a relatively small threat to the Chesapeake Bay's health, a federal official said at a Senate hearing Monday. He predicted it could cost billions of dollars to address the risk by dredging the river bottom,...
  • 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,...
  • Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII

    Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII
    On a wall calendar in their Lutherville kitchen, the Blum family keeps various appointments and relatives' birthdays jotted down in fairly small, neatly written Magic Marker script. But for the week of May 25 to 29, the words "London," "Cambridge" and...
  • Programs and brochures tell a lot of history

    So much organizational history is to be found in old programs and brochures that were printed many years ago. Fortunately, we have received many such documents from the Printing Press, where they were stored. Even a book, printed in 1969, tells of the...
  • Character, courage, commitment [Commentary]

    Character, courage, commitment [Commentary]
    Throughout the month of March, we celebrate the history of American women whose contributions blazed trails for women's empowerment and equality. We look to the past to commemorate their stalwart determination to break down barriers in the face of...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Military branches return to OC Air Show

    Military branches return to OC Air Show
    After being grounded for much of last year, several military units are set to perform at the 2014 OC Air Show. Organizers will host aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the June 14-15 show that is in its seventh...
  • Vets deserve better support [Letter]

    Vets deserve better support [Letter]
    Sadly, it seems that the old "going postal" concept has been geographically supplanted by the recent carnage at U.S. Army bases that have been transformed into shooting galleries, most notably Fort Hood, Texas ("Fort Hood shooting: Iraq vet was being...