When female midshipmen in the Naval Academy Class of 2016 stride out onto the field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for commencement in May, they'll be wearing trousers, not skirts, officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget.
At lunchtime Friday the Inner Harbor buzzed with martial activity, all of it carefully calibrated not just to whip up excitement for today's Army Navy game, but also to sell any youngsters watching on careers in the military.
President Obama's firm determination that no more American combat forces will be introduced in the Middle East battlefield may well thwart his intention to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the new threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Two mothers of military academy students from Mt. Airy, Rene Sykes and Judy Mullen, talk about how their children got interested in attending service academies as well as their own thoughts and concerns.
WASHINGTON — The Army National Guard is postponing drills in Maryland and across the country this month because of an unexpected budget shortfall at the Pentagon that will require congressional action to fully address, military officials said Tuesday.
About 300 people attended the inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit Saturday to tour the former Naval Training Center, Bainbridge and visit the Main Street museum dedicated to its history, according to event organizers.
Six Marines from the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion in Parkville teamed up with Central Maryland Rehab and Central Maryland Fitness at the YMCA Hill Family Center in Westminster to host the fourth annual Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test, where civilians are encouraged to see if they are physically fit enough to pass.
While potential cuts of up to nearly 4,300 military and civilian jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground are far from a done deal, Harford County leaders stressed the need Monday evening for local residents to get an early start on letting the Army know about the impact any such cuts will have on the region's largest employer and on their community.
Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was back with his Orioles teammates Monday after pitching well in a rehab start at Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday night. And he's eager to get back on the mound in a major league game.
Ken Niumatalolo recently joked that the more he watches Ohio State on film, ¿the scarier it gets.¿ The seventh-year Navy head coach was serious when he said the Buckeyes have the potential to ¿embarrass us.¿
War is still not over for some families whose loved ones were classified as missing in action or as prisoners of war who never returned home. In the Korean War, which ended 61 years ago this week, 8,000 service members were classified as POW/MIA, and the recovery of their remains has been stalled.
Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center in Chestertown. He was 91.
BAGHDAD (AP) ¿ Iraq's top Shiite cleric stepped up the pressure Friday on politicians to agree on Iraq's next prime minister, after incumbent Nouri al-Maliki lost the confidence of former allies in the fight against Sunni militants.
The Republicans have their own version: ¿If a mistake was made in drawing national boundary lines in the Middle East after World War I without due regard for tribal groupings and religious differences, is it still President Obama¿s fault?¿
The United States Constitution prohibits the president from re-engaging the United States military in Iraq to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without new congressional authorization. Further, the struggle for sectarian power there is irrelevant to our national security. Without the justification of self-defense, United States intervention would additionally create a precedent that would invite intervention by Russia or China in their neighboring countries.
Members of the Grande View community in Pylesville gathered last Saturday, June 7, to honor their friend and neighbor Jim Bradley Sr., a World War II veteran whose 90th birthday fell on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
As military leaders grapple with rising reports of sexual assault in the ranks, Maryland Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Linda Singh is believed to by the highest-ranking officer in the armed forces to discuss her own experience of abuse publicly.