Fort Meade, home to the National Security Agency, the Defense Information Systems Agency, U.S. Cyber Command and other key organizations, was a net winner in the 2005 round of BRAC. By the time Army Col. Edward C. Rothstein took command, military spending was beginning to tighten again.
Speaking for the first time in his court-martial, Pfc. Bradley E. Manning apologized that his decision to leak thousands of secret documents hurt the United States and told an Army judge Wednesday that he was "dealing with a lot of issues" at the time.
Pfc. Bradley E. Manning's attorney focused on the former Army analyst's mental health and whether his superiors adequately probed his fitness to serve as the defense opened its case in the sentencing portion of his trial Monday.
The Pentagon on Tuesday cut the number of furlough days for 650,000 Defense Department civilians from 11 to six — a welcome surprise for workers who have been saddled with a 20 percent pay-cut since early July.
It has been almost a week since Havre de Grace businesses participating in the city's Furlough Friendly Community campaign began providing discounts to furloughed Aberdeen Proving Ground workers, and some businesses are starting to see interest from customers.
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge on Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop cooperating with Americans.
A white grave marker in the Baltimore National Cemetery is all that remains of Edwin Nash Broyles Jr., a Navy fighter pilot, who lost his life in the waning hours of the Korean War that ended sixty years ago tomorrow.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground is conducting training exercises this week that could involve weapons firing and related activities, the post announced.
Liz Hogan once quit swimming because it had consumed her life. A former prodigy from Northern California who first competed for a spot on the 1972 U.S. Olympic team at 15, Hogan retired before she turned 20. She had just finished her freshman year at UCLA after coming close to making the 1976 Olympic team as well.
Attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their defense of the Army analyst Monday by portraying him as a computer whiz operating under loose guidelines whose decision to leak reams of classified documents was based on a well-intentioned sense of idealism.
In an aircraft hangar in Southern Maryland, a group of bosses dressed in slacks and polo shirts clustered around an RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aircraft. Like excited children, they peppered a Maryland National Guardsman with questions: How much does it cost? How far can it fly? Has one ever been lost?
The Department of Agriculture, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies are at it again: waging their friendly summer battle to see which can raise the most food for the annual Feds Feed Families charitable drive.
The Korean War is often known as the "forgotten war," but local veterans of the bloody three-year-conflict on the Korean Peninsula will be sharing their memories with Harford County residents this weekend, 60 years after the guns were silenced.