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Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Guilford resident was 80. "He...
A foot and half separated Marc Burleson from the buried bomb he was trying to defuse last December in a narrow alleyway of a small Afghanistan village. The bomb exploded, mutilating the Marine's face, ripping off part of his right arm, paralyzing his...
Tags: Cancer, Seizures, Iraq War (2003-2011), Explosions, Spine
A Florida-based federal security contractor warned that it would lay off nearly 100 people at two government facilities in Maryland by the end of September as a result of Army contracts that are not being renewed. G4S Government Solutions Inc., which...
The bus carrying Cody Stanton and other wounded soldiers breezed up Interstate 95 on Tuesday to the site of the former World Trade Center in New York, with an escort arranged by Baltimore's police commissioner. The side door opened, and Stanton, who lost...
Dale I. Beatty vividly remembers his first glimpse of a Fisher House, a home away from home for wounded troops and their families. The former North Carolina Army National Guard staff sergeant had lost both legs in an explosion in Iraq in 2004 and was...
TribLocal - Wheaton » NewsEven as a freshman entering Wheaton North High School, Samuel Watts had his heart set on joining the military. “He just wanted to serve,” his …...
The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house. Their vehicles...
Dr. Sherman Samuel Robinson, a retired pediatrician who had been the athletics physician for Severna Park High School, died of cancer Monday at his Edgewater home. He was 79. Born in Pittsfield, Mass., and raised on Staten Island, N.Y., he earned a...
The outdoors is known to have therapeutic values. The values are magnified tremendously when wounded warriors are the recipients. Outdoorsman, writer and television personality Jim Zumbo of Cody, Wyo., coordinates hunting and fishing trips for Purple...
Tags: Fishing, Concerts, Hunting, Health Treatments, Amputation
President Barack Obama says NASCAR and the presidency are alike: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong at some point during the season. Obama commented at the White House Wednesday as he welcomed Jimmie Johnson and seven other drivers from last year's...
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — A homemade wind chime with the word "Whining" under a red slash is made from metal parts put in his leg after a parachute accident. Every Sunday he trims his crew cut. He didn't join the Army willingly, but as Command Sgt....
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors after more than a century. Hundreds of thousands of the nation's war wounded from World War I to today have received...
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