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  • Not so Secret Service

    Not so Secret Service
    In the 1962 Howard Lindsay-Russel Crouse-Irving Berlin Broadway musical, "Mr. President," one of the songs in the production is titled "The Secret Service," which begins, "The Secret Service makes me nervous ..." If allegations are true that at least...
  • Afghan killings point to the limits of an all-volunteer army

    Afghan killings point to the limits of an all-volunteer army
    The American soldier accused of massacring 17 people in a solo rampage on a remote southern Afghanistan village faces multiple charges of murder and attempted murder. Whisked out of the country by the Army, he is now being held at Fort Leavenworth, Kan....
  • Former Mid sues Naval Academy over rapes

    A former midshipman who says she was raped twice while at the Naval Academy has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force officials to improve their response to sexual assaults at the service academies. In a complaint filed Friday, the woman, now 22, says...
  • Quiet the war drums

    Quiet the war drums
    The drumbeat for war only helps Iran by driving up oil prices, undermining the effect of sanctions on its economy and stifling domestic opponents of the regime. President Barack Obama conveyed that message clearly and emphatically to the American Israel...
  • John Carroll upsets No. 3 Spalding in baseball, 1-0

    JC Clayton hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fifth inning to score the only run of the game as host John Carroll upset No. 3 Archbishop Spalding (3-5), 1-0, in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference baseball game Friday....
  • Rapid Refill salutes U.S. Military by recycling

    Rapid Refill, in Bel Air, is combining two days into one worthy community recycling effort through a partnership with Operation Paperback as a way to recognize both Veterans Day – Nov. 11 – and America Recycles Day on Nov. 15. Starting Oct....
  • Atheists at Fort Meade seek official recognition

    Atheists at Fort Meade seek official recognition
    Capt. Ryan Jean wanted to perform well on the Army's psychological evaluation for soldiers. But he also wanted to answer the questions honestly. So when he was asked whether he believed his life had a lasting purpose, Jean, an atheist, saw no choice but...
  • Havre de Grace, Aberdeen high schools get AP grant

    Harford County Public Schools is "very pleased and very proud" that Aberdeen and Havre de Grace high schools are the first schools in the county to be involved in the National Math and Science Initiative's grant program for military families, school...
  • Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT

    Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT
    The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers. Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
  • The killings in Kandahar

    The killings in Kandahar
    The bloody mayhem allegedly committed by a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan Sunday couldn't have come at a worse time. The killings, which left up to 16 Afghan civilians dead, are likely to inflame an already tense situation fueled by growing Afghan resentment...
  • Mids describe smooth transition from 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

    Mids describe smooth transition from 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
    When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out. His friend didn't know it, Atwill says, but he really was gay — and under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy,...
  • Seven Marylanders honored in Memorial Day ceremony

    Seven Marylanders honored in Memorial Day ceremony
    Last year, Aaron Marchanti invited his father to the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. On Monday, he returned to the event to honor him. Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, a member of the Maryland National Guard who went to...