| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Chances are, unless you have a particular interest in the continent of Africa, you may have never heard of the Central African Republic. Even now you would have to be paying attention to international news for this landlocked country of 4.5 million to...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online.
But Army Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:05 AM
I recently found out about an initiative called Coming of Age. Its programs are popping up around the country. It is based on the belief that people 50+ and their talents, skills and passions are a valuable resource, which is largely untapped. The...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The Ravens are holding a Military Appreciation Day on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium during a free open training camp practice.
The Ravens are reserving 3,500 seats for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification when...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace.
Virginia was one of six...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Most days, only a few women joined Betsy Cunningham's "Women in Black" anti-war protests. Sometimes she was all alone.
Through heat, rain and snow, she and her black-clad companions stood silently on the corner of Pratt and Light streets near Baltimore's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Chances are, the greeting, "It's Lt. Dan!" was heard more than a few times on the Naval Academy grounds this week.
Actor Gary Sinise, Oscar-nominated for playing the irascible Lt. Dan in "Forrest Gump" and -- more pertintently here -- a steadfast...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:53 AM
I wonder if my Laurel friends and neighbors are aware of what's been happening in the military lately. Those who defend our freedoms have been losing theirs; instances of religious persecution in the military have become a somewhat regular occurrence....
| Nov 3, 2013
Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm.
So it's not surprising that...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Laurel Park is offering free admission to city of Laurel residents and military members as part of a combined celebration on Saturday, Nov. 9. The day includes the running of the City of Laurel Stakes and a Salute the Troops celebration of U.S. military...