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  • For some veterans, underage enlistment is point of pride

    For some veterans, underage enlistment is point of pride
    Allan Stover wasn't even in high school when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1953. Despite his doctored birth certificate, he believes commanders could tell he was too young to enlist. Stover never admitted it — though he came close when a drill...
  • Mission BBQ brings its patriotic (and delicious) barbecue to Canton

    Mission BBQ brings its patriotic (and delicious) barbecue to Canton
    Barbecue is our nation's great, iconic slow food. Mission BBQ respects that tradition but serves it fast, fast, fast. The duo behind Mission BBQ, Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, opened their first restaurant in Glen Burnie in 2011. Two years later, they...
  • Terps win, 2-0, over BC in ACC men's soccer quarterfinal

    College soccer Terps men win, 2-0, over BC, advance to ACC semi vs. Clemson Junior Mikias Eticha's second-half goal proved to be the difference as the top-seeded Maryland men's soccer team defeated visiting Boston College, 2-0, in the ACC tournament...
  • Obama's foreign policy failures [Commentary]

    Obama's foreign policy failures [Commentary]
    Critical analysis of Obama administration foreign policy is rendered more difficult by America's neo-isolationist mood. The bloody conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have left most Americans in no mood for further military engagements, particularly in...
  • Nation's illegal drone war must end [Letter]

    Nation's illegal drone war must end [Letter]
    I could not help note that while reading "NSA tracks location of phones, documents show" (Dec. 5), there was a nearby ad for a cell phone and other electronic devices. Readers should also know that the National Security Agency provides "intelligence" in...
  • Baltimore bracing for Army-Navy game's return in 2014 and 2016

    Baltimore bracing for Army-Navy game's return in 2014 and 2016
    Boo Corrigan is torn. His parents Gene and Lena were born and raised in Baltimore, and the younger Corrigan started a sports marketing company in the city. But as the athletic director for the United States Military Academy, Corrigan is understandably...
  • Chaos in Anbar Province [Editorial]

    Chaos in Anbar Province  [Editorial]
    Al-Qaida returned as a force be reckoned with in Iraq this month when militants affiliated with the terrorist group captured two important cities in Anbar Province along the country's western border with Syria, a hotbed of Sunni Muslim resistance to the...
  • Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress

    Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress
    Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime. Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
  • Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player
    The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party. Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...
  • Naval Academy drops sex assault charges against football player

    Naval Academy drops sex assault charges against football player
    The superintendent of the Naval Academy has dropped all criminal charges against a second football player accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman at a party in Annapolis, officials said Friday. Military lawyers advised Vice Adm. Michael H....
  • The Iraq War: Was it worth it? [Commentary]

    In early 2003, I marched through downtown Washington, D.C., with my fellow University of Maryland students to protest the Bush Administration's push toward war with the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein. The American people were being told that invading...
  • Couple's charity begins in the funeral home

    Couple's charity begins in the funeral home
    The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...