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  • 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...
  • U.S. must respond to Syria's chemical weapons

     U.S. must respond to Syria's chemical weapons
    While many would argue that there are no rules in war, I feel that a terrible line was crossed with the use of poison gas munitions by the government of Syria on its own civilians. Such wide-scale barbarism demands a U.S. military response, regardless...
  • APG officials say workforce safety is 'our highest priority' after Navy Yard shooting

    APG officials say workforce safety is 'our highest priority' after Navy Yard shooting
    Officials at Harford County's huge military installation, Aberdeen Proving Ground, and defense contractors which operate local facilities, are being tight-lipped about their security protocols and any changes made following the shooting rampage at the...
  • Navy Yard shooting reopens debate on base security

    Navy Yard shooting reopens debate on base security
    The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases. At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
  • Messages to Bob Baker come bouncing off the moon [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Bob Baker, a ham radio operator in Glenwood, bounces radio waves off the moon so he can communicate with radio operators in other parts of the world. Earth-Moon-Earth, or moon bounce, was developed by the U.S. military after World War II, and it...
  • Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims

    Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims
    John Johnson could have retired from the Washington Navy Yard years ago, but he loved the work. Richard Michael Ridgell, a former Maryland state trooper who helped train police in Iraq, was devoted to his daughters. Vishnu Pandit, who came to the...
  • 'Von Stueben's Drill Book found In Ohio' [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago Knock, knock From the Glenwood social column:   "Mr. and Mrs. John Cotton visited  friends in Holidaysburg, Pa. over last weekend. "Mr. R. Clyde Pindell was the weekend guest of Mrs. Harry Naylor of Silver Springs. "Mrs. Warfield...
  • Navy makes splash with recreated Iwo Jima photo

    Navy makes splash with recreated Iwo Jima photo
    The Navy swimming and diving team went underwater to recreate an iconic moment in U.S. military history, and the photo they released Wednesday afternoon has generated a bit of Internet buzz. The photo, of 11 members of the team recreating Joe Rosenthal'...
  • Special military leave for same-sex marriages often denied

    Special military leave for same-sex marriages often denied
    When the Department of Defense announced it would begin offering benefits to same-sex spouses, it also announced its intention to grant up to 10 days of special leave for military personnel who needed to travel more than 100 miles to a locale where same-...
  • Eric Eoin Marques remains in Ireland for another week, and Tor users remain in limbo

    Eric Eoin Marques remains in Ireland for another week, and Tor users remain in limbo
    A man with dual citizenship will wait another week in the Irish court system for a decision regarding his extradition on a Maryland arrest warrant, according to multiple Irish media sources' reports Thursday morning. Meanwhile, the malware attack on...
  • The U.S. Government is us [Editorial]

    The U.S. Government is us [Editorial]
    The federal government sort of closed for business this week, a shameful display that unfortunately is neither unprecedented nor out of character. It's worth stressing the sort-of aspect of the shutdown because the U.S. Armed Forces remain on guard, the...
  • The limits of power

    The limits of power
    On Wednesday the U.S. announced that President Barack Obama had suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt in response to the military government's bloody crackdown that has left more than 1,000 protesters dead and thousands more jailed...