military

(Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Obesity Affects Number Of Those Eligible For Military Service

Unhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military.

11/20/2014

A military honor guard prepares to advance the colors during a Veterans Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, November 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans Honored With Concert For Valor

A shining moment for veterans. All eyes were on Washington DC as some of music’s biggest stars led a moving tribute to servicemen and women. It’s a sign of growing nationwide support for the armed forces.

11/11/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Md. Veteran Gets Bronze Star After 5-Year Wait

A Maryland veteran has received a Bronze Star after waiting for the award for more than five years.

11/11/2014

Photo by NOAA via Getty Images

Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

american flag

Md. State Police Who Served In Military Recognized

Officials of the armed services and the Maryland State Police are paying tribute to state troopers who are also U.S. military veterans.

11/10/2014

wjzlogo

Md. Brothers Honored 170 Years Later With Monument

On the grounds where Samuel Ringgold Jr. and his younger brothers Cadwalader and George Hay used to live — before they grew up to “have distinguished military careers” — a monument was dedicated in their honor on Sunday.

10/27/2014

naval yard

Ceremony Marks Anniversary Of Navy Yard Shooting

Top Navy officials and family members are among more than 2,000 people remembering the Washington Navy Yard shootings a year after 12 people were killed.

09/16/2014

Maryland School for the Deaf

Md. Man Leads Rally To Support Deaf In Military

A Maryland School for the Deaf teacher from Frederick is leading a rally in support of allowing the deaf and hard-of-hearing to serve in the U.S. military.

09/12/2014

same sex marriage, civil unions

When Military And Matrimony Don’t Mix

For those in the armed forces, divorce can be a whole new battleground.

08/30/2014

obama

Obama To Raise Federal, Military Pay By 1 Percent

President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.

08/29/2014

(JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

D.C. Police Chief Likes Her Military Equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.

08/27/2014

aberdeen proving ground

Leader Touts Value, Potential Of Md. Army Post

The senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground says stronger ties between the Army installation and the surrounding community could help avert large job cuts at the research and weapons-testing post near Baltimore.

08/22/2014

more

previous