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  • An ordinary boy, an extraordinary soldier

    At the church, an overhead projector beamed a slide show of moments in Sean Durkin's life, all the more poignant for being so ordinary: snapshots from the beach, a birthday party, a backyard football game. They could have been portraits of any American...
  • Fort Hood massacre shows how political correctness can kill

    The massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, last week has shined a harsh, unremitting light on the hold that "political correctness" has on the American military. There is an eruption of commentary on the appalling results of ignoring disturbing things so as not to...
  • Officials widen hunt for anthrax

    Investigators offered new details about the anthrax used in the deadly mail attacks yesterday, as the bacteria sickened a State Department mail worker and federal officials widened the hunt for contamination to hundreds of mailrooms and post offices along...
  • Vote on bases likely today

    Maryland will learn over the next four days whether four years of lobbying to bring thousands of high-paying defense jobs to the state have paid off. And the most crucial day is likely to be today, when the federal commission that controls the fate of...
  • Panel votes to move Walter Reed to Bethesda

    A federal commission voted yesterday to move Washington's historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center and nearly 1,900 jobs to Bethesda, part of a sweeping military realignment that would expand a national center for medical treatment and research in...
  • Leaders fight plan to close nearby military installations

    WASHINGTON - Appearing before stern-faced members of the panel that will decide the fate of thousands of American jobs this year, Washington leaders asked them yesterday to reject plans to close military installations in the nation's capital - most...
  • Some call for about-face of military shuffle plan

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon unveiled a sweeping plan to reorganize America's armed forces yesterday, a proposal that would close 33 major defense installations, shuffle more than 218,000 military and civilian jobs around the country and reach deep into...
  • Hospital gets marching orders

    WASHINGTON - For nearly a century, Walter Reed Army hospital has been a sanctuary for soldiers returning from battle, but yesterday the nation's flagship military hospital was itself the target as the Pentagon proposed closing its doors. The medical...
  • Md. stands to gain 6,600 jobs

    Maryland would gain more than 6,600 jobs - more than all but one other state - as jobs throughout the country are sent here under a vast restructuring of the nation's military bases proposed yesterday by the Pentagon. The state's big bases would get...
  • Fort Eustis mourns lost soldier

    When the 89th Transportation Company received orders to deliver medical supplies and other equipment to a Marine Corps unit near Najaf, Iraq, Army Spc. Raymond J. Faulstich Jr. volunteered to drive. "He knew the risks and he still volunteered," 1st Lt....
  • Potent Mixture: Zoloft & A Rifle

    When Army Sgt. 1st Class Mark C. Warren was diagnosed with depression soon after his deployment to Iraq, a military doctor handed him a supply of the mood-altering drug Effexor. Marine Pfc. Robert Allen Guy was given Zoloft to relieve the depression he...