| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A flurry of new children's books is headed for the shelves, and the authors carry some very familiar names, including Stephen Colbert. A look at the future:
-- Colbert's book, "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" is scheduled for a May 8 release, according to...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
On the 200th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war on Britain and its colonies, representatives of the United States, Britain and Canada gathered at Fort McHenry to sign a "declaration of peace."
"Much … has changed in 200 years," Navy...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:03 PM
It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday.
A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.
"I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Baltimore has been selected to host a Navy Week in June, when the Blue Angels, the Leap Frogs parachute team and ships and sailors will join in the War of 1812 bicentennial celebration.
Also scheduled to visit from June 11 to 19 are sailors from the U.S....
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:56 AM
Decked out in her most patriotic costume, Flo Keeny arrived ready to wow the audience at an Annapolis retirement home with her part in the South County Showstoppers revue. With less than 30 minutes until curtain time, a change in the lineup had this 77-...