| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:23 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:24 AM
POPP: Navy Seaman Matthew D. Popp, son of Kimberly A. Popp of Abingdon, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Popp completed a variety of training which included...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's dramatic announcement about the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba, the two presidential candidates met for a debate last Monday only 250 miles away in Boca Raton, Fla. Moderator Bob Schieffer...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Recently, Rep. Andy Harris sent a broadside e-mail to constituents under the subject line "President Obama Engages in Unnecessary Attack on U.S. Navy."
The message included the following statement by Mr. Harris: "When I was commissioned in the U.S....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
After four years of negotiating in and with North Korea, I cannot say that I have all of the answers to deal with a regime that defies the expectations of rational thinking, but I do have at least one of them: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:28 PM
NBC News announced Friday that Brian Williams' ratings-impaired, journalistically-challenged "Rock Center" newsmagazine will have a report on what it was like inside the Situation Room on the night Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday identified two sailors who died at Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" less than a month after another death at the installation that is still under investigation.
The sailors are Navy Diver 1st Class James Reyher, 28, of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...