In the opening episode of Season 4 of "Homeland," Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), CIA station chief in Kabul, is sitting in a rec center within the U.S. compound drinking a beer and watching baseball on TV, when a young Air Force pilot approaches.
In explaining why voters should pick them, the two candidates for the District E seat on the Harford County Board of Education point to their experiences in education, life and as parents of HCPS students.
President Obama is now in danger of steering a perilous course in confronting the threat of Islamic State in the Middle East by seeking to avoid any suggestion that American ground troops will be needed to defeat these extremist forces. Mindful of the grave mistakes of the Bush/Cheney administration, Mr. Obama has gone out of his way to say American soldiers will only serve as advisers or embassy guards.
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in unpaid taxes.
Jurisdictions surrounding Aberdeen Proving Ground are in the early stages of preparing a study of potential land uses and their compatibility with the existing and potential future missions at the large Harford County military installation.
Some organizations in the county are continuing to keep the memory of those lost alive. The Town of Mount Airy lost two of its residents during the attack on the Pentagon. In honor of these two men, the town will be holding its annual Patriot Day Ceremony at 7 p.m. at Pine Grove Chapel on Main Street.
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.
The majority of Carroll County law enforcement agencies have taken advantage of a Department of Defense program which offers surplus military equipment at no cost, including everything from weapons to office furniture.
Three campus police departments in Maryland now own surplus military gear ranging from "riot-type" shotguns to M16 rifles to an armored truck under a Defense Department program that's sparked new controversy this month.
Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military — from a $400,000 "mine resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece — under a federal program that has come under bipartisan scrutiny.
Officials with the Army's Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and energy supplier Constellation Retail recently signed three-year agreement to explore alternative energy sources for the Harford County Army post as leaders across the military and federal government look for ways to reduce the amount of energy used at their facilities.
Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning during a press conference.
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
The redevelopment of a former Army base in the Blue Ridge mountains doesn't initially appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side. Except one thing: "it's at least as big a challenge."
For 20 years, Paul Bridge, 75, of Sykesville, has volunteered at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, researching and leading tours, all while getting a second hand look at the people, technology and transportation during the Civil War era. Now, thanks to the efforts of friends and strangers, he got a chance to experience it personally.
Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces.
Inside Aberdeen Proving Ground, an estimated 21,000 people report to work on any given day, conducting research in massive new federal buildings. But outside the base, gleaming new offices completed in anticipation of economic spillover stand empty, a reminder of growth that has remained tightly contained.
Aberdeen city leaders, joined by first responders from the city and Harford County emergency officials, as well as Aberdeen Proving Ground military leaders, unveiled Saturday a memorial to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
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 last time the military consolidated, Maryland's installations grew. But base realignment and closure usually goes the other way — and the Army is calling for another round. Officials in Maryland aren't waiting to see what happens. They're already preparing.
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.