| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Last year it was a government shutdown that shook up the ranks of Florida's "citizen soldiers." This month, another form of funding shortfall has forced the Florida Army National Guard to suspend its drills, disrupting training plans...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis appeared alongside military officials onstage at the Baltimore War Memorial Saturday to pay tribute to members of a Maryland Army National Guard unit returning from nearly a year in Afghanistan.
"Athletics is cool, and...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Before stepping aboard the military transport flight in Kandahar in late May, Maryland Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Luis Benitez Jr. turned around for one last glimpse of Afghanistan: mountains in the background, clear skies and a line of troops walking...
| Aug 7, 2014
Diana Bonacci, daughter of Frank and Joan Bonacci of Newtown, is engaged to Alan Masulli, son of John and Kathy Masulli of Stratford. Bonacci graduated from Nonnewaugh High School in Woodbury and the University of Connecticut with a master's degree in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
They could only imagine 71,000 fans packed inside M&T Bank Stadium. But the eight finalists who auditioned Tuesday morning for the coveted gig of Baltimore Ravens home-game national anthem singer got a good taste.
Each singer's face flooded the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Baltimore native Joey Odoms, who returned this summer from duty in Afghanistan as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard, will be the next national anthem singer for the Ravens. He was selected from among eight finalists who sang "The Star-...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
How to make sense of war? Between the daily news and the history books, war is mostly explained in terms of religious difference, power struggle, economic imbalance and historical injustice. This is as true for the recent actions of the Islamic State, the...
| Jun 14, 2014
The public service video produced by the Maryland National Guard on sexual assault begins like others. There's footage of troops training in the field. A narrator warns of predators within the ranks. A succession of leaders discusses the impact of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Harford County:
The only contested primary race in District 7 is among the Republicans seeking seats in the House of Delegates, where the three incumbents are challenged by two...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The 60-year-old man who went missing during a descent from Mt. Whitney had hiked the area five times before, the Inyo County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
John Likely of Dumont, N.J., never appeared off the Mt. Whitney Trail after two friends waited...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's parents sent him a public message from Idaho one day after the Taliban released him in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Bergdahl is being treated at a U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, and has not yet...