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Christopher Toey

Purple Heart Recipient Named Maryland State Trooper Of The Year

He earned a Purple Heart fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, he’s on the road helping the citizens of Maryland. Meet the Maryland State Trooper of the Year.

04/23/2013

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Mark Zinno: Remembering Someone We Should Never Forget

When you talk about how a man’s mind works and why it’s important and how it affects not only the individual but others around him, you should get a clear image of Pat Tillman in your head.

04/23/2013

Anne Smedinghoff

Hopkins Graduate Killed In Afghanistan Attack Laid To Rest

A Johns Hopkins graduate–killed while working as a diplomat for the U.S. State Department–is laid to rest.

04/17/2013

sara knutson

Md. Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Army Pilot Killed In Afghan Crash

Flags in Maryland are flying at half-staff in honor of an Army helicopter pilot killed in a crash in Afghanistan.

04/15/2013

Anne Smedinghoff

Family, Friends Remember Hopkins Graduate Killed In Afghanistan

Anne Smedinghoff was one of five Americans killed in two terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.

04/08/2013

Anne Smedinghoff

Hopkins Grad Among 6 Americans Killed In Afghanistan Bombing

Ambushed, six Americans are killed in a bombing in Afghanistan, including a diplomat who graduated from Johns Hopkins University.

04/07/2013

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Funeral Held For Md. Pilot Killed In Afghanistan

A sad farewell to a young Army pilot killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.

03/25/2013

sara knutson

Funeral Monday For Md. Pilot Killed In Afghanistan

The Archdiocese of Baltimore says a funeral mass will be held Monday for an Army helicopter pilot killed in a crash in Afghanistan.

03/22/2013

sara knutson

Maryland Soldier Among 5 Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

A Maryland soldier is among the five dead after a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

03/17/2013

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National Guard Members Deploy To Afghanistan

A Maryland National Guard unit already deployed four times since 9/11 is being sent overseas again.

03/07/2013

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Pentagon: Budget Crisis Could Hurt War Effort

The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the Obama administration intends to shield the military’s combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Friday.

01/25/2013

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StoryCorps To Collect U.S. Veterans’ Oral Histories

The oral history group StoryCorps has begun recording stories of U.S. troops returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan for a yearlong initiative to be broadcast on NPR.

12/06/2012

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