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  • 'The heroes are the people who actually serve'

     'The heroes are the people who actually serve'
    Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
  • Consumers can donate hotel reward points to families of wounded veterans

    Consumers can donate hotel reward points to wounded warriors and their families starting today. The "Hotels for Heroes" program, created by bipartisan federal legislation passed in December, is designed to defray travel costs of wounded veterans being...
  • Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy

    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy
    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Guilford resident was 80. "He...
  • Marine gets rare spinal surgery to stop pain in his arm

    Marine gets rare spinal surgery to stop pain in his arm
    A foot and half separated Marc Burleson from the buried bomb he was trying to defuse last December in a narrow alleyway of a small Afghanistan village. The bomb exploded, mutilating the Marine's face, ripping off part of his right arm, paralyzing his...
  • Federal security contractor to lay off 93 in Maryland

    A Florida-based federal security contractor warned that it would lay off nearly 100 people at two government facilities in Maryland by the end of September as a result of Army contracts that are not being renewed. G4S Government Solutions Inc., which...
  • Helping veterans to recover with hunting

    Helping veterans to recover with hunting
    There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt. Actually, he can...
  • Worm farming pays off

    Worm farming pays off
    ELKHART COUNTY – When you talk about farming, you usually think of raising cows, pigs or chickens, but how about worms? That’s the case of an Army veteran wounded in Iraq who is now raising worms as part of a cash crop, but not for fishing....
  • Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, dentist

    Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, dentist
    Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80. Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
  • Mikulski, VA secretary pledge added staff, training in Baltimore

    Mikulski, VA secretary pledge added staff, training in Baltimore
    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...
  • Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant

    Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant
    A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
  • 'The Body Of War' Examines Psychic and Physical Damage Caused By the Iraq War

    'The Body Of War' Examines Psychic and Physical Damage Caused By the Iraq War
    The Body of War TV host Phil Donahue will be present for Q&A, with EMMY-Award-Winning TV journalists, Ira Joe Fisher and Morton Dean. Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795,...