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  • Bel Air student admitted to West Point

    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...
  • Unintended pregnancies higher in military

    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...
  • The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi

    The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi
    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-...
  • Baltimore sailor says he was told not to report rape

    Baltimore sailor says he was told not to report rape
    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...
  • Pages from the Past: Determined soldier twice deterred from coming home

    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...
  • Martin Luther King 'would be proud' of today's military, APG commander says

    The diversity of the military and of Harford County at large is a sign of how far the country has come since Martin Luther King Jr. made his "I have a dream" speech in 1963, Aberdeen Proving Ground's new commanding general said Thursday. Major Gen....
  • Enough gun laws on books already

    Enough gun laws on books already
    Like many of Gov. Martin O'Malley's constituents, I strongly urge him to withdraw any legislation to ban so-called "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazines. He should stop any legislation that creates gun-free zones and not make laws that hurt law-...
  • The logical conclusion of Second Amendment mania

    The logical conclusion of Second Amendment mania
    Members of the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups are determined to stop any and all gun control laws. They fear the government will attempt to confiscate their weapons, and they are desperate to hold on to them. Why? These people...
  • Military spending is bankrupting the country

    Military spending is bankrupting the country
    The endless chatter about the "fiscal cliff" has avoided any serious consideration of military spending as a major cause of our difficulties ("Just say no to financial insanity," Jan. 16). Defense appropriations are $525 billion for 2013 — 57...
  • Letter: Defense budget should be reduced and money used elsewhere

    Endless chatter about the "fiscal cliff" has avoided serious consideration of military spending, a major cause of our difficulties. Defense appropriations are $525 billion for 2013 — 57 percent of the discretionary budget, more than those of all...
  • Women in combat — 'It's going to level the playing field'

    Women in combat — 'It's going to level the playing field'
    When Maryland National Guard Capt. Cara Kupcho first enlisted in the military 18 years ago, she wanted to drive a Bradley Fighting Vehicle, a 30-ton, armor-busting tank. "I like things that go boom," she explained Thursday. "I like tanks." But as a...
  • Hampstead Ravens share name and winning tradition

    Hampstead Ravens share name and winning tradition
    For this youth football team, "Play like a Raven" isn't just an idle slogan. They are the Ravens — the Hampstead Ravens, that is. "Everyone wants to be us," player Larry Smith, 12, says of his opponents. For one thing, the Hampstead Ravens are...