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  • Peck graduates from West Point

    Second Lt. Stephen James Peck, son of William and Donna Peck of Abingdon, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 25. A 2009 Bel Air High School graduate, Peck concentrated his studies at West Point in information technology. He also attended the...
  • Northern Chesapeake West Point Society hosts 6th Annual Society Summer Picnic

    On June 1, the Northern Chesapeake West Point Society held its 6th Annual Society Summer Picnic to honor Maryland candidates who were selected for attendance to West Point this summer as members of the Class of 2017. This year several local high school...
  • Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders

    Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders
    For Theresa Mills, the "most emotional day" came last June when the Marine Corps notification team visited her Laurel home to tell her that her older son had been killed in Afghanistan. The second most emotional day, she said, came Monday. In the...
  • Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman

    Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman
    The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday. The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
  • Retired APG general: The players change, the 'GAM' remains the same

    Retired APG general: The players change, the 'GAM' remains the same
    Sixteen years ago, Robert Shadley, then a major general in the Army, uncovered disturbing news from an important Army training facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Drill sergeants and other instructors were regularly using their power to get sexual...
  • Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school

    Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school
    When Dr. Charles Brown first looked into taking the athletic director job at UMBC in 1989, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native wasn't real savvy about the school. "I thought it was a military base when I showed up," he said with a chuckle. "It said UMBC. I didn'...
  • Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military

    Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military
    The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
  • Good news for Towson might spell bad news for Johns Hopkins

    Good news for Towson might spell bad news for Johns Hopkins
    In just a few hours, No. 13 Johns Hopkins will take the field at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., for its regular-season finale against Army. But the Blue Jays’ bid for an appearance in its 42nd consecutive NCAA tournament ¬†suffered a blow via...
  • Foreign midshipmen forge international ties

    Foreign midshipmen forge international ties
    Like her classmates at the U.S. Naval Academy, Midshipman 1st Class Dagmara Broniatowska learned how to salute, ran the endurance course and memorized the body of American military information, history and quotations known as the Rates. In her "four...
  • Preakness 2012 Infield beer waits swell to 30 minutes

    Preakness 2012 Infield beer waits swell to 30 minutes
    Revelers in the Preakness Infield were jovial Saturday morning, staking out prime spots -- near the track for some, and near concert stages for others. Lines for betting moved quickly, while the wait for those paying $20 extra for a refillable beer mug...
  • Spartan Death Race may be 'brutal,' but it gains in popularity

    Spartan Death Race may be 'brutal,' but it gains in popularity
    Katy McCabe spent six years in the Marines, including a 13-month tour in Iraq and two shorter stints in Afghanistan. So when she signed up for last year's Spartan Death Race, McCabe didn't think it would be more difficult than being in the military. "I...
  • Mids describe smooth transition from 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

    Mids describe smooth transition from 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
    When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out. His friend didn't know it, Atwill says, but he really was gay — and under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy,...