| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Even after 36 years, Carl Maxwell Jr.'s thoughts leap to the rustic house at the edge of the golf course, and what happened there.
"It is so old, but it is so fresh," Maxwell said, recalling the many nights that members of Troop 222 spent at the home...
| Mar 14, 2011
A soldier who graduated from Watertown High School has died in Afghanistan, the Armysaid Monday.
Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park, 36, died Saturday near Kajran, in Daykundi province, Afghanistan.
Park, a solider with Charlie Co., 3rd Battalion,1st Special...
| Aug 15, 2011
A Hartford native was among five soldiers who died in Afghanistan Thursday when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle.
Sgt. Edward J. Frank II, 26, was born in Hartford, but grew up and attended schools in New York. His mother recently moved back...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Chief Warrant Officer Joshua Chason held his 3-week-old daughter, Kuiper, as long as he could as she slept peacefully. The next time he picks her up, she will be a year older.
Chason is part of a 60-member Maryland Army National Guard unit that...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 2:20 AM
Looming federal budget cuts make a whole lot of Marylanders nervous because a whole lot of Maryland depends on Uncle Sam for a paycheck — directly or indirectly.
More than 300,000 Maryland residents work for the federal government, according to the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Camouflaged National Guard vehicles lined the street outside the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Ave. between East 25th and 26th Streets Wednesday night, as lower Manhattan remains cloaked in darkness.
The deployment was part of the Pentagon's 10,000...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:16 PM
We live in a culture that demands all things be rated and ranked, especially our sports teams. At the end of the season, somebody has to earn the right to raise one of those garish foam fingers and shout, "We're Number One." That seems to count for a lot....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Republican Rep. Joe Walsh is coming under Democratic fire over remarks that appeared to question whether challenger Tammy Duckworth, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost her legs in combat in Iraq, was a "true hero."
Duckworth's campaign on Tuesday...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Wide receiver Torrey Smith, kicker Justin Tucker and punter Sam Koch were three of several Ravens players summoned to coach John Harbaugh’s office Wednesday morning, but they weren’t in trouble.
Eight players and Harbaugh convened in the...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Seventy-one years ago Friday, on Dec. 7, 1941, Thomas Talbott was in as fine a mood as he can remember.
He was 19, a Marine corporal stationed on the balmy Hawaiian island of Oahu. His unit, assigned to secure the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, was...