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Military

Toddler ignores military protocol, greets mom

Toddler ignores military protocol, greets momThe 3-year-old boy could not wait for his mom to be dismissed after serving nine months in Afghanistan with the National Guard's 114th Transportation Company based in Chisholm.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

Va. Marine killed in Afghanistan

Va. Marine killed in AfghanistanMarine from Virginia was killed in Afghanistan during combat operations, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

'Rooftop Gang' leading Navy Yard victims' recovery

'Rooftop Gang' leading Navy Yard victims' recoveryScott Broom documents four Navy Yard survivors who took shelter on the roof of building 197.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Remembrance ceremony held for Navy Yard shooting victims

Remembrance ceremony held for Navy Yard shooting victimsFor 12 families, Tuesday is the day a loved one was yanked out of their lives.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

Chime in: Best Star Spangled Banner renditions

Chime in: Best Star Spangled Banner renditionsWe're celebrating 200 years of the Star Spangled banner by listening to our favorite renditions.
  • Features
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Military

School apologizes after vet in uniform denied entry

School apologizes after vet in uniform denied entryAn Army lieutenant colonel was prevented from entering his daughter's high school because he was in uniform.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

PHOTOS: '2 Million Bikers to DC' ride on 9/11

PHOTOS: '2 Million Bikers to DC' ride on 9/11Bikers ride to honor the victims of 9/11
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
MD News

Naval Academy to hold 9/11 remembrance events

Naval Academy to hold 9/11 remembrance eventsMidshipmen are holding the events on Thursday with the academy's community service organization, which is called the Midshipman Action Group.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays

Watchdog: VA managers lied about delaysManagers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the department's inspector general said Tuesday
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Military

82nd Airborne soldier killed in Afghanistan

82nd Airborne soldier killed in AfghanistanA paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division died Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Life

VIDEO: Coast Guard member surprises grandmother

VIDEO: Coast Guard member surprises grandmotherAfter finishing Coast Guard boot camp, Shawn paid a visit (in uniform) to his bedridden grandmother.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Military

Group: Refusal to say 'so help me God' sidelines airman

Group: Refusal to say 'so help me God' sidelines airmanAn atheist airman was denied re-enlistment last month for refusing to take an oath containing "so help me God."
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Military

White House pushes for lower pay raise for troops in 2015

White House pushes for lower pay raise for troops in 2015President Obama formally notified Congress that he wants to cap next year's military basic pay raise at 1 percent, unless Congress comes up with an alternative mandate.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Military

Army recruit command boss: Overweight youth a growing problem

Army recruit command boss: Overweight youth a growing problemThe obesity epidemic among young adults has become a weighty problem for Army Recruiting Command.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Military

Air Force identifies pilot killed in Virginia F-15 crash

Air Force identifies pilot killed in Virginia F-15 crashThe pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in Virginia has been identified as Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Navy boots sailor over her natural hairstyle

Navy boots sailor over her natural hairstyleA sailor confirmed she will be discharged from the Navy after a 12-year career because of her hairstyle.
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  • 2 months ago
Military

Hostage rescue attempt in Syria fails

Hostage rescue attempt in Syria failsU.S. ground troops attempted but failed to rescue several American hostages in Syria, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
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  • 2 months ago
Military

WWII vet who left school to fight finally gets diploma

WWII vet who left school to fight finally gets diplomaWhen Henry 'Hank' Werner was supposed to be graduating high school in 1944, the 17-year-old was instead completing basic training for the United States Army
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  • 2 months ago
MD News

Flags Ordered to Half-Staff In Memory of General Greene

Flags Ordered to Half-Staff In Memory of General GreeneGov. O'Malley ordered flag lowered from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, Aug 14
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Military

Proud parents gather at Plebes Parents' Weekend

Proud parents gather at Plebes Parents' WeekendProud parents gathered at the U.S. Naval Academy to meet their sons and daughters during Plebes Parents' weekend.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

US launches airstrikes in Iraq against militants

US launches airstrikes in Iraq against militantsThe U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group Friday.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Military

Body of US general arrives at Dover Air Force Base

Body of US general arrives at Dover Air Force BaseThe body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" has arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
News

WATCH: Coast Guard rescue man from fishing boat

WATCH: Coast Guard rescue man from fishing boatOfficials with the Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a man from a fishing boat in New Jersey.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
News

General's killer hid in bathroom, used NATO gun

General's killer hid in bathroom, used NATO gunDetails are emerging in Tuesday's killing of a U.S. Major General.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Silver Spring

Translator promised assistance in America receives little

Translator promised assistance in America receives littleAn Afghani translator who helped U.S. troops relocated to Maryland where he was promised assistance.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Military

U.S. General killed in Afghan "insider" attack

U.S. General killed in Afghan "insider" attackA U.S. official has said 16 of the victims of an Afghan insider attack on Tuesday were Americans, and at least one -- a two-star Major General -- was killed.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

UPDATE: Marines walk across desert for PTSD awareness

UPDATE: Marines walk across desert for PTSD awarenessTwo Marine veterans are walking across the Mojave Desert to raise awareness of PTSD and problems facing our veterans.
  • Nation
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago