| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Commentator Adil E. Shamoo's anti-Israel views are beyond ridiculous ("Israel's unjust war," Aug. 1).
Fact: Israel removed itself from Gaza a decade ago, and even tore down settlements. How is this occupation?
Israel was rewarded by Palestinians...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military — from a $400,000 "mine-resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece — through a federal program that...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Aug. 16, 1989:
Two women were strangled to death, stuffed in garbage cans and discarded in the trash of a Joppatowne grocery store 25 years ago this week.
Police were trying to determine who the two women were, though they were...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:00 AM
I agree with your editorial premise and President Barack Obama that the U.S. military needs to intervene in Iraq to protect U.S. personnel and prevent ISIS from the genocidal mass murder of 40,000 Yazidis trapped on Mount Sinjar ("Turning point in Iraq,"...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to die in Afghanistan since 2001, spent about four years leading two major organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
General Greene, 55, was shot and killed Tuesday in...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
When she was in 10th grade, Risa Kelemer made up her mind: She wanted to serve in the army.
The Israeli army.
A member of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Greenspring and a student at Yeshivat Rambam in Park Heights, the Baltimore native visited the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:40 PM
University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace.
The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Towson University is one of five schools recognized Tuesday by the National Security Agency's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program.
Towson will receive the CAE-Cyber Operations designation for the 2014 through 2019...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The walls of Ravens coach John Harbaugh's office are decorated by framed slogans he cites frequently in speeches to his team. His phone and computer contain dozens of other motivational quotes that he passed along to his players during their weeks apart...