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  • Naval Academy sexual assault prevention moves into classroom

    Naval Academy sexual assault prevention moves into classroom
    Naval Academy midshipmen will get sexual assault prevention lessons as part of classroom education beginning this fall, the academy's new commandant said Wednesday. Previously, efforts to educate midshipmen about sexual assault and sexual harassment...
  • Outgoing Fort Meade commander reflects, looks ahead

    Outgoing Fort Meade commander reflects, looks ahead
    Fort Meade, home to the National Security Agency, the Defense Information Systems Agency, U.S. Cyber Command and other key organizations, was a net winner in the 2005 round of base realignment. With 52,000 service members, civilians and contractors, the...
  • Midshipman to testify on alleged sex assault by Navy football players

    Midshipman to testify on alleged sex assault by Navy football players
    A midshipman who says she was sexually assaulted by three members of the Naval Academy football team is scheduled to testify at a preliminary hearing Wednesday. The woman has told investigators that she remembers little of the alleged assault last year,...
  • Midshipman describes night of drinking before alleged sex assault

    Midshipman describes night of drinking before alleged sex assault
    The midshipman who says she was sexually assaulted by three Naval Academy football players while she was incapacitated last spring described a boozy night of partying that left her with spotty memories and a knot in her back. Testifying Wednesday at a...
  • Defense continues to question midshipman in sexual assault case

    Defense continues to question midshipman in sexual assault case
    The Naval Academy midshipman who has accused three classmates of having sex with her while she was passed out at an off-campus party turned defensive on her third day of testifying during a military hearing. As she was cross-examined Friday morning, the...
  • Naval Academy sexual assault hearing delayed

    Naval Academy sexual assault hearing delayed
    WASHINGTON -- The days-long hearing into alleged sexual assaults involving Naval Academy football players made no progress Saturday, as the accuser again said she was too exhausted to testify. The officer conducting the hearing ordered her to get some...
  • Accuser's attorney questioned in Naval Academy sex assault case

    Accuser's attorney questioned in Naval Academy sex assault case
    As the hearing into alleged sexual assaults by three members of the Naval Academy football team stretched into a fourth day Friday, the focus shifted from the accuser toward her high-profile lawyer. Defense attorneys spent an hour grilling Baltimore-...
  • Aggressive tactics highlight the rigors of military rape cases

    Aggressive tactics highlight the rigors of military rape cases
    She was too drained to go on, she said. After four days and more than 20 hours of relentless questions about her medical history and motivations, her dance moves and underwear, the 21-year-old midshipman who has accused three former Naval Academy...
  • Four questions Obama must ask about Syria

    Four questions Obama must ask about Syria
    As some people who served in our government under President George W. Bush acknowledge the ever escalating tragic consequences of going to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, now seems the perfect time for those of influence on both sides of the aisle to ask...
  • Off-campus houses a long-standing problem for Naval Academy

    Off-campus houses a long-standing problem for Naval Academy
    Funneling a beer through a bong is Anne Kendzior's last memory of a night of partying inside a sparsely furnished off-campus house rented for Naval Academy lacrosse players. She says she crashed on an air mattress in a bedroom sometime around 1 a.m. and...
  • At age 95, 'Aunt Millie' continues serving Uncle Sam

    At age 95, 'Aunt Millie' continues serving Uncle Sam
    "Aunt Millie" — as soldiers receiving care packages in Afghanistan affectionately refer to 95-year-old Vivian "Millie" Bailey — doesn't see an end in sight for the work her group does. Yet she and her volunteers are more than willing to take...
  • Harford residents remember 9/11

    Harford residents remember 9/11
    The Old Mountain Road overpass across I-95 in the Joppa area was dappled with red, white and blue Wednesday as people gathered and waved American flags at motorists in an observance of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Car and truck drivers...