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Atheist At Fort Meade Seeks ‘Lay Leader’ Status

An Army captain at Fort Meade says he’s an atheist — and he wants official recognition as a humanist lay leader, on par with the Christian, Jewish and Muslim lay leaders who help military chaplains serve the troops.

11/07/2011

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Md. Officials Announce ‘Hotels For Heroes’ Bill

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger are proposing a bill to expand a program that enables people to donate frequent-flier miles to military families.

10/31/2011

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Md. Soldiers Return Home From Afghanistan

A group of soldiers is just back from a year in Afghanistan. Their official welcome home ceremony was Saturday.

10/15/2011

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Maryland Soldiers Help Iraq Air Traffic

As thousands of soldiers return home from Iraq, a group of Marylanders prepares to go back.

09/22/2011

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Maryland Home To A Number Of Civil War Scholars

Maryland is home to a number of Civil War scholars.

07/18/2011

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Cardin To Meet With Wounded Soldiers

Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin will be meeting with wounded military personnel at the National Naval Medical Center.

07/11/2011

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President Obama Says U.S. Troops Are Leaving Afghanistan

President Barack Obama told the nation Wednesday night he’s making good on his campaign promise to back down U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

06/22/2011

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Delta Charges Returning Soldiers For Extra Bags

Soldiers returning from Afghanistan are complaining that they had to pay Delta Air Lines $2,800 out of pocket to check extra bags, including at least one case carrying a grenade launcher.

06/08/2011

Under Armour Wounded Warrior Backpacks

Through the UA Freedom initiative, Under Armour has pledged to support our nation’s wounded service members through an ongoing commitment of monetary, product and volunteer support to the Wounded Warrior Project. Fans can join the effort by gifting a Wounded Warrior Project Backpack to injured heroes. Click on the link for more information.

06/07/2011

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Maryland Remembers Soldiers Killed In The Last Year

Millions of people around the nation are taking time to stop and honor veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. At Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, they’re paying special tribute to soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since last year.

05/30/2011

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Hundreds Show Up At Fort Meade To Counter-Protest Westboro Baptist Church

Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church protested outside Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County Thursday. Normally they target the funerals of soldiers, but this time is was school children.

04/14/2011

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Study Shows Soldiers Have Been Killing Themselves At Unprecedented Rates

A decade of war has given the U.S. military a huge problem. Soldiers have been killing themselves at an unprecedented rate.

04/01/2011

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