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  • Haunted by the nightmare of the Vietnam War

    Upon succeeding Richard Nixon in 1974, President Gerald Ford proclaimed, "Our long national nightmare is over." Ford was referring to the Watergate scandal that had preoccupied the nation for months. But the nightmare of Vietnam that began in 1955, when we first dispatched military advisers to Southeast Asia and then ignominiously pulled out of that foreign policy disaster on April 30, 1975, continues to haunt our nation.
  • Guest Column: Annapolis' identity depends on dealing with rising sea levels

    Guest Column: Annapolis' identity depends on dealing with rising sea levels
    On Sept. 18, 2003, Hurricane Isabel famously inundated not only the City Dock and Main Street area of Annapolis, but much of the Naval Academy. The storm surge flooded 40 percent of the lower academy grounds and 22 of 40 buildings, and caused some $80...

    USS Annapolis arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

    The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Annapolis has arrived at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance and upgrades. The shipyard says the sub and a crew of 16 officers and 122 enlisted personal arrived Saturday. Officials say it's the fourth...

    Annapolis boats, sailors perform well at Charleston Race Week

    Annapolis boats, sailors perform well at Charleston Race Week
    As always, Annapolis was well-represented at last weekend's Sperry Charleston Race Week. Nearly 300 boats participated in the 20th anniversary edition of the renowned regatta, held on six courses over three days. North Sails professional Jonathan...

    Florida, North Carolina to headline second Veterans Classic at Naval Academy

    Florida, North Carolina to headline second Veterans Classic at Naval Academy
    When renowned Michigan State coach Tom Izzo enthusiastically raved about the inaugural Veterans Classic, the future of the season-opening men's basketball event brightened considerably. Izzo, who has led the Spartans to seven Final Fours since 1999,...