Staff Sgt. Brandon Robert Pepper, a 1999 graduate of Kenwood High School in Essex, was on patrol in Ghazni Province in Eastern Afghanistan when his unit was attacked by insurgents, according to Army Special Forces Command. He was 31.
For many years, there was a sign posted strategically at the main gate of Aberdeen Proving Ground informing drivers they were about to enter one of the most dangerous places on earth: the U.S. system of roads and highways.
Shootout for Soldiers is a 24-hour lacrosse game to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, which assists wounded members of the U.S. military. Tyler Steinhardt, who just graduated from Boys' Latin, is the founder.
The bus carrying Cody Stanton and other wounded soldiers breezed up Interstate 95 on Tuesday to the site of former World Trade Center in New York, with an escort arranged by Baltimore's police commissioner.
Three national hotel corporations have agreed to participate in a new program that will allow Americans to donate their hotel points to wounded soldiers and their families, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin said Friday.
At Fort Meade, wounded, ill and disabled soldiers compete to take on service members from Navy, Marines, Air Force in sports such as swimming, archery, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball.
Court documents and statements by his family and others provide details of Majid Khan's journey from Baltimore County to Camp 7 at Guantanamo Bay, a detention center so secret that its location within the base is classified.
Maryland National Guard members are running convoys carrying weapons, munitions and equipment over explosive-strewn highways to combat troops in Afghanistan. Such work is helping to create the conditions for the coming U.S. handover of the country's security, American military officials say.
The Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the University of Delaware have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to collaborate on an orthopedic rehabilitation project that will improve rehabilitative care for wounded warriors and civilians.
Rather than signal an improvement in ties between two uneasy allies in the war against Islamic extremists, the resumption of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan could make an already tense relationship worse