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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Criticism of patriotism unfair

    In the Sept. 19 Room for Debate, conservative commentator Cal Thomas decried the lack of patriotism in contemporary America. He praised a series of booklets initiated in 1923 and liked a platitude-filled quote by Daniel Webster. Talk is cheap. I think...
  • Today's world is different

    Today's world is different
    My son called me last evening. He asked me, "Mom, you were very young during the Second World War. How would you rate what is going on today with what went on in the early 1940's, on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the lowest?" I answered, "A 15!" "But...
  • Hobbled VA caregiver program dims chance of expansion

    For older generations of spouses, mothers and other family caregivers of severely disabled veterans, the startling feature of the Family Caregiver Program that Congress enacted in 2010 was its exclusivity. The unprecedented package of caregiver benefits...
  • Otis M. 'Jim' Long

    Otis M. 'Jim' Long
    Otis M. "Jim" Long, a retired Maryland state trooper who survived the sinking of his aircraft carrier during World War II, died Thursday at Harbor Hospital of complications from a fall. He was 87. The son of Nathaniel O. Long and Vera M. Long, Otis...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
  • U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines

    U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines
    The U.S. has pledged to get rid of all stockpiles of land mines except those to defend South Korea, the State Department said Tuesday. The decision to exclude the Korean peninsula follows a commitment the U.S. made in June that it would not make, keep...
  • Holly W. Bennett Jr., BGE construction coordinator

    Holly W. Bennett Jr., BGE construction coordinator
    Holly W. Bennett Jr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. construction coordinator who had a second career playing Santa Claus, died Monday at his grandson's Halethorpe home of complications from dementia. He was 84. The son of Holly W. Bennett Sr....
  • A look at 'The History of Bradley Field'

    While many people in the area are familiar with Bradley International Airport, few know the details of its predecessor, Bradley Field, or about the airmen who served there during World War II. One exception is Phil Devlin, who grew up in Windsor Locks...
  • Matthew Pliszka, Pro Baseball Player, Active In Local Sports, Dies At 86

    Matthew Pliszka, a former minor league baseball player and member of the Enfield Athletic Hall of Fame, died July 21. He was 86. Pliszka was born and raised in the Thompsonville part of town and lived in Enfield his entire life. He worked at the...
  • Bob Palmer, Longtime Publicist, Dies at 85

    Bob Palmer -- who, through a 60-year career as a publicist, represented clients including Anthony Hopkins and Dick Van Dyke as well as some of the most popular TV shows of the 1960s and 70s -- died Monday at his home in Pacific Palisades of natural...
  • Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories

    Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories
    AVON — Bill Newman has worked for more than 10 years to record the military histories of veterans in town. Newman, 75, is a U.S. Army veteran who served six years on active duty during the Vietnam War and also served in the Army Reserves. A past...