| 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...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Events of the last two weeks have been very tough and sad for all of us as a nation. As a good friend of both Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell, they have been very hard for me personally as well.
Both made big mistakes, and they know it more...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:48 PM
William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught the subject at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his home in Amherst, Va.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Gov. Martin O’ Malley has ordered the U.S. and Maryland flags at state facilities flown at half-staff on Monday to honor Army Capt. Sara M. Knutson, a helicopter pilot from Eldersburg who died last month in Afghanistan.
Knutson, 27, was one of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Baltimore has witnessed love and loss.
From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A former Naval Academy instructor who is accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman will be court-martialed, an academy spokeswoman said Thursday.
Marine Corps Maj. Mark A. Thompson, a former history instructor at the academy, is accused of...
| 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,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
— The fighting that killed or wounded 21,000 Americans in the rolling hills of Western Maryland was over in about 12 grisly hours.
But a century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground...