| Feb 12, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit.
"I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move."
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:16 AM
A dance under a circus-sized tent at Aberdeen Proving Ground has raised more than $300,000 for a network of houses that offer free lodging to the families of wounded warriors.
The first Support Our Heroes Ball held in Maryland drew more than 500 guests,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:28 AM
The bus carrying Cody Stanton and other wounded soldiers breezed up Interstate 95 on Tuesday to the site of the former World Trade Center in New York, with an escort arranged by Baltimore's police commissioner.
The side door opened, and Stanton, who lost...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Dale I. Beatty vividly remembers his first glimpse of a Fisher House, a home away from home for wounded troops and their families.
The former North Carolina Army National Guard staff sergeant had lost both legs in an explosion in Iraq in 2004 and was...
| Dec 10, 2011
Dr. Sherman Samuel Robinson, a retired pediatrician who had been the athletics physician for Severna Park High School, died of cancer Monday at his Edgewater home. He was 79.
Born in Pittsfield, Mass., and raised on Staten Island, N.Y., he earned a...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Scott Parsons keeps going.
Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house.
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson.
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| Jun 12, 2012
| 2:06 PM
SOUTH BEND – A Mishawaka native was among the wounded warriors honored at halftime of the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game Saturday.
Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt also has a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. He flew into South Bend with his wife and...
| Dec 27, 2007
It was just what American soldiers had been longing for -- a patrol vehicle designed to withstand the powerful roadside bombs that have killed more service members than any other insurgent weapon in the Iraq war.
But as the Defense Department hits its...