Lawyers for an Army private who gave mountains of classified information to WikiLeaks opened their defense at his court-martial Monday with leaked video of a U.S. helicopter attack in Baghdad — footage in which airmen laugh and call targets “dead bastards.”
The government is struggling to prove a key element in the theft charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier on trial for leaking classified information to WikiLeaks.
Pfc. Bradley Manning’s former commander in Iraq says he was stunned and morale among his troops “took a hit” after they learned Manning was suspected of leaking classified documents.
Sitting almost motionless, Pfc. Bradley Manning listened to his attorney argue that the soldier was young and naive and only wanted to enlighten the public about the bitter reality of America’s wars when he gave a massive amount of classified material to WikiLeaks.
Baltimore City police and firefighters, moms, dads and kids and Maryland’s first lady were all running Monday morning in a special Memorial Day 5K in Baltimore.
An Army sergeant was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole for the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
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.
A body found in the Anacostia River has been identified as an Iraq war veteran from Prince George’s County.
After almost three years in custody, the Army private accused in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history said he did it because he wanted the public to know how the American military was fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with little regard for human life.
The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant.
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.
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.