| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Active, retired and disabled military service members and their families will be connected with adoptable dogs and cats, and the pets will receive a second chance at life thanks to a new partnership between Pets for Patriots and the Humane Society of...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Gov. Martin O’ Malley has ordered the U.S. and Maryland flags at state facilities flown at half-staff on Monday to honor Army Capt. Sara M. Knutson, a helicopter pilot from Eldersburg who died last month in Afghanistan.
Knutson, 27, was one of...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Anna Hall spearheaded a collection drive for the U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan. Laney Treacy filled backpacks full of school supplies for children in need. Lindsay LeTellier put together blankets and craft kits for young children fighting cancer.
| Apr 5, 2013
Social Security's future
Ken Apfel, a former commissioner of the Social Security Administration, will present "Social Security and Its Future" at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Anne Arundel Community College's Center for Applied Learning and Technology,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Every day you read something about Afghan President Hamid Karzai complaining that the U.S. military or the U.S. government did this or that which affected his country in an adverse way ("Hagel's shaky Afghan debut," March 12). When are we going to pull...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A former Naval Academy instructor who is accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman will be court-martialed, an academy spokeswoman said Thursday.
Marine Corps Maj. Mark A. Thompson, a former history instructor at the academy, is accused of...
| Mar 13, 2013
College freshman Daniel Zablocky recently received his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy. A Patterson Mill High School graduate, Zablocky is the son of Paul and Barbara Zablocky of Bel Air. Attending Marion Military Institute in Alabama, he will...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Just over 10 percent of women in the military said in 2008 that they'd had an unintended pregnancy in the previous year — a figure significantly higher than rates in the general public, according to a U.S. study.
The findings, which appeared this...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Happy Super Bowl Monday, Baltimore. Unsurprisingly, game-related topics are getting a lot of attention online today, along with several news stories that broke as the weekend was commencing. That latter category includes the possibility of large, free Wi-...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:12 PM
After he was raped by a fellow Navy sailor, Brian Lewis wanted justice.
What he got, the Baltimore man told a Senate panel Wednesday, was an order to keep quiet.
When commanders learned of the attack, Lewis said, he was told not to report it to...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:18 AM
An article in the Feb. 7, 1963, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a local soldier determined to come home, despite not having permission to do so..
Officers Herbert D. King and William Raubach of the Wilkens Avenue police...