| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:40 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Iraq War veteran charged with gunning down two men on a Texas shooting range — including a highly decorated former Navy SEAL sniper — had been taken to a mental hospital twice in recent months and told...
| Jan 13, 2013
When a young man or woman makes a decision to enter military service, they do so for a lot of reasons. They know, however, that this commitment means protecting American freedoms like many generations before them have done.
Some of them might sacrifice...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Jessica Lord of Martinsburg, W.Va., isn’t a model. She’s a Marine.
But it is because of her service with the Marine Corps that Lord was selected to be part of Lifetime’s “Project Runway All Stars” as part of the show’s...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Sol Kramer, who turned a Depression-era 15-cent balsa toy airplane business into a leading wholesale hobby empire, died of pneumonia April 24 at Hospice by the Sea in Pompano Beach, Fla. The former Pikesville resident was 96.
Born in Baltimore, he was...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Marine Corps Pvt. Theodore E. Meyers, son of Michelle Kretzer of Clear Spring, earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
Meyers is a 2012 graduate of Clear Spring High School....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:15 PM
About 60 sailors and Marines who shipped into Baltimore for Sailabration, the maritime festival marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812, combined shore leave with community service. They spent Monday volunteering at the Baltimore Station, a...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 9:34 PM
It was only 18 months ago that Bill Noelker hung out his shingle to practice law and already he has the case of a lifetime.
“This case is why I went to law school. This gets me excited,” Noelker said last week in his second-floor office...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:51 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two U.S. Marines will be court martialed over their alleged involvement in a video showing troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters and posing for pictures with casualties.
The Marine Corps announced the criminal charges Monday...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:15 AM
A shocking video that reportedly shows four U.S. marines urinating on the dead bodies of Taliban members has not only sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world but has launched an internal investigation.
The 39-second video, which surfaced on YouTube...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has promised Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai a full investigation of an Internet video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters -- a video both men...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:16 AM
U.S. assures Afghans of full probe of Marines video; outrage has not stopped peace talk efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pentagon officials worry that outrage over a video purporting to depict Marines urinating on Taliban corpses will tarnish the reputation of...