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  • Veterans Day: Tattoos tell veterans' stories, and so do their medals

    Veterans Day: Tattoos tell veterans' stories, and so do their medals
    There's no one way to honor military members on Veterans Day, and hooray for those who find new ways to tell us stories of war, bravery, loss, victory and, most of all, service. "War Ink" is an online exhibit in which U.S. veterans who live in...
  • George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes

    George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes
    As a teenager, George Douglas worked at small airport in North Carolina, saving up the money he earned to pay for flying lessons. He made enough, but his mother wouldn't sign the needed waiver for the 17-year-old to obtain a pilot's license. So...
  • Man at center of Stolen Valor case once impersonated dead cop

    A Philadelphia man apparently likes dressing up in uniforms. Last week, he was wearing Army fatigues at the Oxford Valley Mall in Middletown when he was confronted by an Army veteran who suspected that the man never served in the military. The veteran...
  • 'Warriors' honored on Veterans Day

    'Warriors' honored on Veterans Day
    Other men would have run, but the two Marines on post in Iraq did not — not as the truck carrying a suicide bomber and 2,000 pounds of explosives barreled toward them, not as nearby Iraqi policemen ran. They stood their ground, firing their weapons...
  • Search continues for possibly suicidal Libertyville Army veteran

    Search continues for possibly suicidal Libertyville Army veteran
    From the Chicago Tribune Media Group's Libertyville Review: More than 36 hours after he was reported missing, Libertyville police are continuing their search for a 30-year-old U.S. Army veteran who “is believed to be distraught.” Daniel...
  • Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys

     Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys
    Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe. Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....
  • Army-Navy media luncheon ends up being a one-sided affair

    Army-Navy media luncheon ends up being a one-sided affair
    The Army-Navy Media Luncheon is a polite affair during which representatives of both the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Military Academy get together each year to preview the upcoming football showdown and thank their hosts and sponsors. This year's...
  • Police: Unclear if man claiming to be Army Ranger committed crime

    Middletown police and a U.S. Army investigator are reviewing all available video footage to determine if a crime was committed by a man who claimed to be a U.S. Army Ranger when confronted by a veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall on Black Friday....
  • Dr. Garrett E. Deane, St. Agnes chief of pediatrics

    Dr. Garrett E. Deane, St. Agnes chief of pediatrics
    Dr. Garrett E. Deane, a retired chief of pediatrics at St. Agnes Hospital, died of an infection Nov. 24 at his son's Monkton home. The former Catonsville resident was 93. Born and raised in St. Louis, he was the son of Earle Glenn Deane, a Red Cross...
  • Service members to leave isolation at Langley

    The 90 service members who have lived in near isolation at Langley Air Force Base for the past three weeks were to be released Thursday after being declaired Ebola-free, according to an Air Force spokesman. None had been in contact with the deadly...
  • A Christmas Escape From Grandmother's Domain

    A Christmas Escape From Grandmother's Domain
    We moved from my grandmother's house on a fiercely cold, grizzled winter morning. My uncles drove from Brooklyn to Long Island with the heavy pieces of furniture lashed to the open beds of their trucks or tied precariously onto the tops of their cars....