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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Plethora of employment programs can overwhelm wounded veterans

    Plethora of employment programs can overwhelm wounded veterans
    Wounded soldiers returning from war can find plenty of programs through nonprofits and the government that offer to help them re-enter the workforce. The problem, according to a new report, is that there are so many employment programs, often...
  • Obama administration assaults press freedom

    Obama administration assaults press freedom
    In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...
  • Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates

    Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates
    Mary Murphy looked up from the paperwork on her desk one day in May 1968. A man stood in the doorway of her office — a Catholic priest. He was staring at her. "Can I help you, sir?" said Mary Murphy. The man in the doorway didn't hesitate....
  • Two members of the Catonsville Nine return after 45 years

    Two members of the Catonsville Nine return after 45 years
    One of the most catalytic anti-war actions of the Vietnam War happened at 1010 Frederick Road in Catonsville in 1968, but most people wouldn't know it by looking at the building today. Not even two people who were there. "I didn't recognize it at all....
  • 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...
  • Maryland confirms first hepatitis C case linked to arrested med tech

    Maryland confirms first hepatitis C case linked to arrested med tech
    Health officials in Maryland confirmed Monday the state's first hepatitis C case directly linked to traveling medical technician David Kwiatkowski, whose arrest by federal law enforcement officials in July in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak in...
  • Keep Md. Guard safe — and home

    Keep Md. Guard safe — and home
    I wish to express how delighted I am that the Maryland National Guard is seeing its final deployment to Afghanistan ("Md. Guard preparing for Afghanistan, and after," May 10). Now, let's bring all of them home from the all the other hellholes. (Kosovo,...
  • 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...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    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...
  • 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...
  • Free speech, downsized

    Free speech, downsized
    It seems we have reached an odd kind of stage in the United States when the Supreme Court has ruled that campaign spending by corporate fatcats is permissible "free speech," but Dr. Ben Carson's utterances against gay marriage are considered impermissible...