| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Chuck Hagel, the former Republican senator from Nebraska who survived a stormy confirmation hearing to become the new secretary of defense, had a coming-out party of sorts last week before the National Defense University, the government's graduate...
| 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 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
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.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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-...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| 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,...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:55 AM
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...