| Mar 17, 2013
| 12:06 PM
An Army officer from Eldersburg was among five soldiers killed in a helicopter crash earlier this week in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said late Saturday.
Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, died Monday in Kandahar, the Pentagon said in a release. Knutson...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Sara Knutson Cullen was as comfortable in a dress and stiletto heels as she was smoking cigars and flying Black Hawk helicopters in Afghanistan — a driven and level-headed 27-year-old whose dreams stretched far beyond her roots in Carroll County,...
| 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...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Right-hander Ashley Lesniewski pitched a one-hitter, her third victory this week, and the No. 10 Mount de Sales softball team kept rolling Thursday. The Sailors (7-1, 6-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) scored three runs...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:33 PM
With the score tied at 7 in the bottom of the eighth, J.T. Tipton (3-for-4) drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the game-winner as host Patterson Mill upset No. 8 River Hill, 8-7, in baseball Friday night.
The Hawks (2-4) took a 6-0 lead in the first...
| 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....
| Mar 13, 2013
College freshman Daniel Zablocky recently received his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy. A Patterson Mill High School graduate, Zablocky is the son of Paul and Barbara Zablocky of Bel Air. Attending Marion Military Institute in Alabama, he will...
| 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...