| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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 ...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The president of Harford County's Army Alliance told community leaders Monday federal budget cuts and the uncertainty of any future BRAC process raise plenty of questions about the future of Aberdeen Proving Ground.
"The defense budget is really critical...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the massive invasion of Normandy that cost the lives of 9,000 Allied soldiers. It is a day not only for recalling the heroic efforts of those who stormed the beaches that day but of the World War II generation...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world.
The flags are not just a stunning...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Kareem Ali Jr., a four-star cornerback out of Sicklerville, N.J., announced Thursday that he’ll attend Maryland.
Ali had other offers from Penn State, Michigan State and Florida, among other schools.
A U.S. Army All-American and member of the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:39 PM
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,...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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,...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:27 AM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In the past few days, we have seen horror stories about the lack of treatment given to our veterans at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. And once again, it's a system that continues to be broken and nothing is being done to resolve it.
| May 21, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The scandal concerning the lack of health care by the Veterans Administration just continues with more deaths being attributed to the lack of attention to our veterans and horrible administration at VA hospitals.
If the allegations are true, then the...