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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Commentary: Times change, elections change, we all roll on

    Commentary: Times change, elections change, we all roll on
    To the best I can determine, The Aegis has been covering presidential elections since 1860, which means this year's election was the 38th the paper has covered in some form during its long history of service to Harford County. Of course, the county has...
  • Veterans and soldiers share camaraderie

    Veterans and soldiers share camaraderie
    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, arrived unannounced at an animated gathering of soldiers and veterans at Perry Point Veterans Affairs Hospital in Cecil County. He immediately mingled with the crowd. During what was...
  • Catonsville American Legion Post to honor Vietnam War veterans Saturday

    Veterans of one of the most controversial wars in American history will be honored for their service this Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to the efforts of a determined group of members from the Jackson and Johnson American Legion Post 263 in Catonsville....
  • Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., career officer in Marines

    Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., career officer in Marines
    Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...
  • Towson Legion Post and Dulaney Valley offer pair of Memorial Day events

    Towson-area residents will have two dates on which to pay tribute to fallen members of the armed services this weekend as part of the area's Memorial Day ceremonies. The American Legion Towson Post 22 will host its annual Memorial Day remembrance on...
  • Westminster's Matthew Seidler among honorees at Memorial Day observance

    Westminster's Matthew Seidler among honorees at Memorial Day observance
    It was less than six years ago that Matthew Seidler accepted his diploma as a member of Westminster High School's Class of 2006. He is recalled by classmates as a good friend, serious worker and talented artist and video production student. It was...
  • First black Naval Academy graduate dies

    First black Naval Academy graduate dies
    The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday. Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...
  • Emotions run high as Maryland Army National Guard unit deploys

    Emotions run high as Maryland Army National Guard unit deploys
    Chief Warrant Officer Joshua Chason held his 3-week-old daughter, Kuiper, as long as he could as she slept peacefully. The next time he picks her up, she will be a year older. Chason is part of a 60-member Maryland Army National Guard unit that...
  • 'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance

    'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance
    Not long after the sun comes up on Memorial Day, and hours before Westminster's 145th Memorial Day parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m., Arnold "Skip" Amass will be on site, helping set up the TV cameras and tying up last-minute loose ends. Most of all, he'll...
  • Protecting the land by developing it?

    A developer claims he would be "protecting the land" by building up to 400 houses in conservation land near Bird River ("Battle lines form over site near bay" May 25). He must use the same logic as the Vietnam War officer who explained that it was...
  • The Rev. Eric W. Gritsch, 81, noted Lutheran theologian, author

    The Rev. Eric W. Gritsch, a prominent Lutheran theologian, educator and author whose teaching career at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa., spanned more than three decades, died Dec. 29 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of...
  • Eagle Archive: For Memorial Day, we recall a fallen soldier who made sure we remembered others

    On Monday, May 28, Carroll County will mark its 145th annual observance of Memorial Day with an expanded parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery. In 1967, our community noted the 100th anniversary of Westminster's Memorial Day observances....