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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war

    Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war
    The vitriol is worse than I ever recall. Worse than the Palin-induced smarm of 2008. Worse than the Swift-boat lies of 2004. Worse, even, than the anything-goes craziness of 2000 and its ensuing bitterness. It's almost a civil war. I know families in...
  • 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...
  • American Legions, VFWs happy they'll get gaming machines

    American Legions, VFWs happy they'll get gaming machines
    A lot of things came out of the second special legislative session of the year. Prince George's Countycould possibly have a casino of its own, if approved by voters in the November election, table games will soon join slot machines in casinos across...
  • 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...
  • Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"

    Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"
    "Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance. Dougherty and city other officials...
  • Memorial Day in Fallston: many graves, wars apart

    Never comfortable talking about death and ambivalent about war, I spent a few hours of my Memorial Day holiday walking through my Fallston neighborhood and visiting two local cemeteries, perhaps trying to make some sense of it all. As I walked by...
  • Remembering duty, service and 'lost human potential'

    Remembering duty, service and 'lost human potential'
    There were many moving moments during Monday's annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, in Timonium. The program included nearly two hours of musical selections by military bands and choral groups and prayers, along with...
  • Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best

    Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best
    Steven Muller, the president of Johns Hopkins University from 1972-1990, died on Jan. 19.  He was one of the giants of his era.  I knew him well.  I write to share three remarkable stories which reveal the character of this great man. 1. Steve was...
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Celebrate Black History Month at Montpelier exhibit and reception

    The Montpelier Arts Center is currently staging a special exhibition in celebration of Black History Month.  "Fighting on Two Fronts: Black Military Service in the United States" features the experience of black military personnel from the American...