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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...
A former high-ranking official at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of running a kickback scheme from his state office, allegedly fabricating military achievements and disability claims in exchange for a cut of the resulting...
If only the politicians in Washington, D.C., could work together with the courtesy and efficiency of the Loch Raven Model Congress. Some 140 ninth-grade Gifted and Talented students from 14 Baltimore County public high schools, including Lansdowne High,...
HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
The Baltimore SunFamily members of nearly 19,500 veterans who died while they waited for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to complete a review of their disability benefits claim collected $436.9 million last year, according to information the agency provided...
Tags: Veterans Affairs, U.S. Congress
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office. The...
Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore "inexcusable," Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate plan to fix the local problems in processing disability claims....
Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif. The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
A Bel Air man, who is a retired Army veteran, was being held on $100,000 bail Tuesday after allegedly threatening his wife with a knife. David Leon Young, 59, of the 2100 block of Kalmia Road, is charged with first- and second-degree assault and...
Tags: Birth Defects, Vietnam, Prisons, Harford County, Heart Failure
Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
David G. Boschert, who served Anne Arundel County in the Maryland House of Delegates as a Republican and was earlier on the County Council as a moderate Democrat, died of liver and pancreatic cancer Thursday evening at his Crownsville home. He was 63....
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