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  • Maryland sees a future in drones

    Maryland sees a future in drones
    In a cavernous production facility at AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Hunt Valley, workers assemble remote-control planes that help U.S. forces identify enemy targets. At the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, researchers...
  • Sikh Temple Gunman Had Neo-Nazi Past in O.C.

    Sikh Temple Gunman Had Neo-Nazi Past in O.C.
    ORANGE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Suspected Wisconsin temple shooter Wade Michael Page spent several years in Orange County, where he played in a white-power band, the Anti-Defamation League says. Page lived in Orange County for about two years, from 2001 to...
  • Battle rattle

    Battle rattle
    Hookers, rock stars, football coaches, cops, psychiatrists, pickpockets, political policy wonks — every trade has its own insider jargon, every group a lingo or recognition code that separates “ins from outs,” “us from them,”...
  • Wikileaks' wings are clipped

    Julian Assange, the peripatetic and elusive founder of the whistleblower web site Wikileaks, put himself at the center of a fine bit of political theater over the weekend when he used his fugitive status at the Ecuadorean embassy in London to demand the...
  • Army Suicides Doubled Last Month From June's Total

    Army Suicides Doubled Last Month From June's Total
    WASHINGTON -- Suicides among active-duty soldiers in July more than doubled from June, accelerating a trend throughout the military this year that has prompted Pentagon leaders to redouble efforts to solve a puzzling problem. The Army, which is the...
  • Air Force Instructor Handed 20 Year Sentence For Sexual Abuse

    Air Force Instructor Handed 20 Year Sentence For Sexual Abuse
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- An Air Force instructor convicted of rape, aggravated sexual assault and other charges against 10 female recruits was handed a 20-year prison sentence Saturday in a military scandal that spurred investigators to examine the extent of...
  • Marines to be Court-Martialed Over Urinating on Corpses Video

    Marines to be Court-Martialed Over Urinating on Corpses Video
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two U.S. Marines will be court martialed over their alleged involvement in a video showing troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters and posing for pictures with casualties. The Marine Corps announced the criminal charges Monday...
  • Women warriors

    Women warriors
    Thousands of military jobs have opened up to women in recent years, but not those in the front-line combat units. That may soon change, however, as a result of a lawsuit brought late last year by four women veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars,...
  • Where do our tax dollars go? Mostly to the military

    Republicans say they will not cooperate on raising the debt limit in mid-February unless Democrats agree to cut spending by an equivalent amount ("Trouble ahead," Jan. 2). What these trillions of tax dollars are allocated for is instructive. The...
  • Congress' defense budget and more funding for Enterprise planning

    House and Senate military budget writers have agreed on a $633 billion defense authorization bill that in some cases goes beyond Pentagon suggested spending levels for programs. Perhaps most significantly to Hampton Roads (and southeastern Connecticut),...
  • Women in U.S. military fight for right to serve in combat

    Women in U.S. military fight for right to serve in combat
    As a woman in the Army, Staff Sgt. Jennifer Hunt is barred from serving in the infantry. But that didn't stop commanders in Afghanistan from tapping her when they needed a female soldier to accompany men on their door-kicking missions. Hunt's job on...