| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:42 PM
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...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:24 PM
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.
| May 31, 2013
| 6:50 PM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:05 AM
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...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:46 PM
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'...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
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....
| May 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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.
| May 21, 2012
| 10:55 AM
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,...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....
| May 19, 2012
| 9:39 AM
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...