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  • Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]

    Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]
    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...
  • General killed in Afghanistan was 'source of inspiration' while serving at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    General killed in Afghanistan was 'source of inspiration' while serving at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    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...
  • Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces. Jim Costigan, a former co-worker, golf partner...
  • Md. police receive millions in military gear

    Md. police receive millions in military gear
    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...
  • Women's bodies found stuffed in trash in Joppatowne [25 years ago]

    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...
  • Where's the outrage over radical Islam's slaughter of Christians? [Letter]

    Where's the outrage over radical Islam's slaughter of Christians? [Letter]
    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,"...
  • Cardin, Mikulski should call for ending U.S. aid to Israel [Letter]

    Cardin, Mikulski should call for ending U.S. aid to Israel [Letter]
    A recent report on the violence in Gaza refers to Hamas' demand that Israel end its blockade of Gaza but neglects to mention that this is not a demand from Hamas alone ("Israel says truce over after soldier apparently captured," Aug. 1). For years,...
  • Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]

    Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]
    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...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    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...
  • Towson U. recognized by NSA

    Towson U. recognized by NSA
    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...
  • Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

    Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete
    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...
  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh setting the tone on a new season

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh setting the tone on a new season
    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...