| 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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
With all the attention paid to aircraft carriers and submarines, one proposed defense budget cut might be flying under the radar here in Hampton Roads.
We're talking about the Army National Guard.
The Defense Department is proposing to cut the Guard's...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Harrisburg, Pa. – No injuries were reported when an Army National Guard RQ-7 Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle performing training operations experienced an uncontrolled hard landing on Fisher Avenue and was run-over by a civilian vehicle outside of...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A San Joaquin County community college student arrested near the Canadian border for allegedly attempting to travel to Syria to fight with al Qaeda had boasted of a plot to bomb the subway in Los Angeles, according to a federal affidavit.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:54 PM
He was a 20-year-old community college student, a single father to an infant daughter and a failed National Guardsman living in a trailer park outside Lodi, Calif.
Online, Nicholas Teausant took on a different persona, authorities allege. On Instagram,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:02 AM
A 20-year-old community college student who lived in a mobile home park near Lodi was arrested Sunday night near the Canadian border after he allegedly told a paid FBI informant he wanted to fight on the side of Al Qaeda in Syria.
Nicholas Teausant, a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:45 AM
After reading Matthew Brown's article about the rivalry between the U.S. Army and the Maryland Army National Guard, I recognize again, as I did during my service in Guard, the Army's entrenched inability to acknowledge the Guard's status as a quality...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:13 PM
A 20-year-old California community college student accused of wanting to fight for Al Qaeda in Syria had not only failed basic aptitude tests at the Army National Guard, but was pending full discharge at the time of his arrest, officials said Tuesday....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:24 PM
After more than a dozen years fighting side by side in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army and the National Guard are battling each other over budget cuts.
The Army, tasked with restructuring for a postwar future amid rising personnel costs and spending cuts...