| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:37 PM
John C. Raaen Jr. still remembers the little jets of seawater kicked up by German machine-gun bullets.
It was June 6, 1944 — D-Day — and the ramp of his landing craft had just dropped onto the sands of Omaha Beach.
Raaen, a 22-year-old...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases.
At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:58 AM
William O. Goldstein, a Korean War veteran who practiced law in Baltimore for half a century, died Aug. 21 of kidney failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87.
The son of Dr. Albert E. Goldstein, an internationally known urological surgeon, and Elsie May...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:52 PM
ELKHART COUNTY – When you talk about farming, you usually think of raising cows, pigs or chickens, but how about worms?
That’s the case of an Army veteran wounded in Iraq who is now raising worms as part of a cash crop, but not for fishing....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life.
Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The Body of War
TV host Phil Donahue will be present for Q&A, with EMMY-Award-Winning TV journalists, Ira Joe Fisher and Morton Dean.
Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795,...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Longtime Eagles and James Gang guitarist Joe Walsh, whose 1991 solo album is titled Ordinary Average Guy, recently visited a group of extraordinary guys at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. The musician sang songs, signed autographs...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Bruce Alfred Pierce, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown.
Born July 13, 1928, in Hendersonville, N.C., he was the son of the late Lee Felia and Dorothy Helen (Graves)...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92.