| May 2, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski deserves praise for trying to reduce the claims backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs ("Senate committee taking up VA claims backlog," June 18). Congress should also work on repealing sequestration, which is hurting...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Three-sport athletes have nothing on Bennett Bradley.
The Loyola Blakefield standout played on four varsity squads for the Dons as senior while being a key member of Maryland Interscholastic Athletics Association A Conference champions in volleyball and...
| May 8, 2013
Your report on the Israeli strike on missiles in Syria bound for Hezbollah shows how the warmongering nation of Israel continues to use the billions of dollars in military aid it receives from the U.S. every year to wage war against its neighbors —...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
The day-long EdgeWoodstock cultural and music festival, originally scheduled for June 22, has been pushed back to Aug. 31 as more members of the Edgewood community have stepped forward to take part in organizing the event.
Angela Peaker, a member of...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If there were any remaining doubts that what the CIA did to captured terrorist suspects in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks was torture, a report last week by an independent investigative panel should put them to rest. According to the report by the...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every year for the past five years, students at one Ellicott City elementary school gather to honor those for whom their school is named.
Opened in 2007, Veterans Elementary was named for the nearby Yingling-Ridgely V.F.W. Post 7472. On Friday, about a...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:19 PM
On the day that the Howard County school board apologized for the system's treatment of African-American students during segregation, Dottie Cook thought back to her middle school days, when she received a hand-me-down education that included tattered...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Having determined that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons against his opponents in the country's bloody two-year civil war, the Obama administration is now reportedly preparing to send lethal military aid to rebel...
| Jun 16, 2013
The commanding officer gathered his soldiers early Saturday morning, brought them to attention and delivered details of their mission.
The young men and women saluted, snatched up their arms and occupied the perimeters of a stretch of unfriendly terrain....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Second Lt. Stephen James Peck, son of William and Donna Peck of Abingdon, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 25.
A 2009 Bel Air High School graduate, Peck concentrated his studies at West Point in information technology. He also attended the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:57 AM
The plight of the organized resistance to the regime in Iran, particularly the violent persecution of the group known as the Mujahedeen e-Khalq (MEK/PMOI), has been one of the great, untold stories in international politics. It is a story of deadly...