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  • September: Police officers, school leader, equine champ mourned

    September: Police officers, school leader, equine champ mourned
    Deputy Cpl. Charles B. Licato, a 14-year veteran of the sheriff's office was killed in a single vehicle accident near Darlington. Black bunting adorned the three Harford County Sheriff's Office buildings in Bel Air, Edgewood and Jarrettsville. Harford...
  • Naval Academy shows off its 'Gangnam Style'

    Naval Academy shows off its 'Gangnam Style'
    As it turns out, the Naval Academy is awash in "Gangnam Style." A crew of mids from the 22nd Company, at least, seem to have it in spades and shows it off in a video that's going viral. The video (see above), just posted Sunday on YouTube, already has...
  • Frustration sets in for Ravens fans after lopsided loss

    Frustration sets in for Ravens fans after lopsided loss
    Whitney Collins' head hung low Sunday as he walked down South Charles Street in Federal Hill in his purple Ed Reed jersey. He had abandoned his pricey seat at M&T Bank Stadium more than 10 minutes before the Ravens game had ended to numb the pain of a...
  • New Navy blimp sails over Aberdeen

    New Navy blimp sails over Aberdeen
    It was high in the sky over Aberdeen Thursday morning, but it wasn't a bird, a plane or even Superman. It was a U.S. Navy blimp, calmly navigating the skies as it sailed east over the town and Route 40, perhaps in the direction of Aberdeen Proving...
  • Father promotes son to lieutenant commander

    On Sept. 24, Earl L. Cullum had honor of promoting his son, Earl. W. Cullum to the rank of lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. The promotion occurred during a recent father and son trip to Fairmont, Ind. during James Dean Days. They traveled from...
  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
  • Robert Waring McNitt

    Robert Waring McNitt
    Rear Adm. Robert Waring McNitt, a naval officer whose career spanned two wars and who, after retiring from the Navy, was dean of admissions at the Naval Academy for more than a decade, died Sunday of heart failure at the Ginger Cove retirement community...
  • Guardian Angels help slain Navy vet's family search for killer

    Guardian Angels help slain Navy vet's family search for killer
    Naval Petty Officer Alonzo M. Gladden Jr. had been back home for only four hours last October when an unknown person opened fire on him — killing him shortly after he dropped off his grandmother in South Baltimore. Months later, his killing...
  • Eugene H. Shaffer Sr., crane operator

    Eugene H. Shaffer Sr., crane operator
    Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85. Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
  • Roy Clendaniel graduates nuclear power school

    Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Roy C. Clendaniel Jr. has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C. Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted...
  • Privateers are not a pirates

    Privateers are not a pirates
    While we thank The Sun for letting the public know that Fell's Point is celebrating Privateer Day, we note that once again you totally misunderstand what it represents and, in the process, continue to insult the memory of some truly great American war...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...