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  • Military News

    MEDINA: Navy Seaman Melnard B. Medina, son of Bernardita and Michael Medina of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Medina completed a variety of training...
  • 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...
  • Gilman, St. Frances to take part in inaugural Brothers In Arms Football Classic

    Gilman, St. Frances to take part in inaugural Brothers In Arms Football Classic
    Two defending champions from the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association will participate in the inaugural Under Armour Brothers In Arms Classic high school football event this fall. Gilman, which has won the past two MIAA A Conference...
  • Hostage crises, then and now

    Hostage crises, then and now
    The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so. In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
  • Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility

    Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility
    The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
  • Books for the under-15 set: Justin Bieber, Stephen Colbert and Mark Kelly

    Books for the under-15 set: Justin Bieber, Stephen Colbert and Mark Kelly
    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...
  • Paralympic champion Jessica Long left home to find way to London

    Paralympic champion Jessica Long left home to find way to London
    For the first time in her memory, Jessica Long dreaded swimming. With high school coming to an end, her friends cut loose -- bonfires, movie nights. It all sounded so fun and Long, a seven-time Paralympic gold medalist, had to skip out so she could hit...
  • Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?

    Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?
    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...
  • War of 1812 enemies sign 'declaration of peace'

    War of 1812 enemies sign 'declaration of peace'
    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...
  • Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial

    Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial
    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...
  • Baltimore selected to host Navy Week

    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....
  • Where are photos of bin Laden's body?

    Where are the photos of Osama bin Laden's dead body? The U.S. Navy buried it at sea. How convenient! I'm amazed that the national media is buying this. This is nothing more than the first major step in the president's 2012 reelection drive, and they all...