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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

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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

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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

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Maryland Officials Honor Veterans; O’Malley Speaks Via Google ChatTo Service Members

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has spoken with active duty military personnel in Afghanistan to thank them for their service.

11/12/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

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