| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Retired U.S. Navy Capt. John "Jack" Slaughter said people often ask him what the secret to his long life is.
"It was an awful lot of luck," he told friends and four generations of family — about 240 people from around the country and as far away...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The U.S. Navy has demoted the master diver of the Navy company that lost two men in a training dive last February in Aberdeen, according to The Virginan-Pilot.
A Navy jury found that Senior Chief Petty Officer James Burger negligently failed to ensure...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:35 AM
The image that comes to mind when thinking of the Tuskegee Airmen is of a black World War II fighter pilot diving out of the clouds, the tail of his aircraft painted bright red, coming to save the day for American bomber crews.
While those roughly 900...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Recent satellite imagery suggests that North Korea has greatly expanded its uranium enrichment capabilities. The nation just promised to launch more long-range rockets "soon." And, reportedly, labs in Pyongyang are hard at work developing nuclear-armed...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opened its 2013-2014 season Friday night with a burst of sax and violence.
Of particular note was the U.S. premiere of the Saxophone Concerto by eminent American composer John Adams, who has given the small repertoire of...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Baltimore Police Department's new top spokesman and director of public affairs starts work today.
Jack Papp, who has 27 years experience in public relations work, takes the place of Anthony Guglielmi, who was reassigned amid a spike in violence...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For the first time since 2010, it appears the Blue Angels will be back in full formation above graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis this spring.
They'll also show up above Baltimore next fall.
The U.S. Navy announced funding on...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Aaron Barnett said that during his years of community and recreation work, he often heard comments that he should run for public office.
"People have been asking me for years, because of all the things I do in the community, why I haven't run before...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
When President Obama addressed the families and colleagues of victims of the mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington last week, he lamented what he called a sense of "creeping resignation" among Americans toward the epidemic gun violence that...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent.
Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
For more than a week I've watched the white U.S. Navy blimp circling over Baltimore ("Baltimore blimp not affected by federal government shutdown," Oct. 3).
But instead of hanging out on social media on the subject, I've contacted the mayor's office,...