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  • Fox Valley veterans look over new submarine

    Fox Valley veterans look over new submarine
    Local veterans took center stage at a briefing breakfast for the USS Illinois, a Navy atomic submarine, at the Union League Club of Chicago recently. Oswego's Len Wass, chairman of the USS Illinois commissioning committee, introduced the ship's...
  • Robert Thomas Jr., Pearl Harbor survivor and ex-O.C. official, dies at 95

     Robert Thomas Jr., Pearl Harbor survivor and ex-O.C. official, dies at 95
    Robert Thomas Jr., Orange County's first chief administrative officer and one of its handful of remaining Pearl Harbor survivors, has died at age 95. Thomas passed away from natural causes Feb. 10 at the home of his son, Robert Thomas III, in Gridley, a...
  • Maryland mortgage lender fined $2M for deception, kickbacks

    A Maryland mortgage lender chaired by a former Naval Academy superintendent has been fined $2 million by federal regulators for deceiving veterans and paying kickbacks. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the consent order involving NewDay...
  • Hogan appoints retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to head DNR

    Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to be head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Hogan announced Belton's nomination on Friday to replace his initial nominee, Charlie Evans, who decided not to go ahead with the job...
  • Maryland-born astronaut returns home with rock star welcome, tells tales from space station

    Three months ago, as he plunged from outer space back to Earth, the Maryland-born astronaut Reid Wiseman hit the ground hard, slamming into a snow-covered field in Kazakhstan and rolling over a few times before he could get his bearings. His return to...
  • Fewer reported sex assaults at 3 military academies, but retaliation a problem

    Students at the three military service academies reported fewer sexual assaults in the most recent school year, and a Pentagon anonymous survey shows that the number of students saying they experienced some type of unwanted sexual contact also declined....
  • Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen

    Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen
    Incidents of unwanted sexual contact at the Naval Academy fell last year, the Pentagon said Wednesday, and a greater proportion of alleged victims came forward to report that they had been attacked. Officials said those trends show they are making...
  • Three admirals forced out in Navy bribery scandal

    Three admirals forced out in Navy bribery scandal
    Three Navy admirals have been censured by the secretary of the Navy for “poor judgment and a failure of leadership” linked to a bribery scandal that federal prosecutors say cost taxpayers $20 million, the Navy announced Tuesday. The three...
  • Heeding the call to service

    Heeding the call to service
    Last month I went back to the Naval Academy, my alma mater of 27 years, to attend ship selection night, an annual institution at the academy. Seniors pick from a list of ships, choosing how their careers as naval officers will commence. My son was picking...
  • 1 in 10 female Air Force cadets experienced unwanted sexual contact; little change from 2012

    One in 10 female cadets at the Air Force Academy said they suffered unwanted sexual contact in the 2013-2014 academic year, a figure essentially unchanged from the previous academic year, according to a Defense Department survey released Wednesday....
  • Navy reprimands 3 rear admirals for accepting gifts in case linked to massive bribery probe

    Three Navy rear admirals linked to a massive bribery scandal that cost the government at least $20 million have been reprimanded but will not face criminal charges, the Navy announced Tuesday. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus issued secretarial letters of...