What He’s Missing: IA Spouses on Deployment

At the height of Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the U.S. Army needed more people, and called on other branches to fill in using the Individual Augmentee program, in which individuals are pulled from commands in the U.S. and deploy on their own to augment units overseas.

Free on the Water: Kayaking Therapy Helps Veterans

An Iraq War veteran and double leg amputee, former Army Sgt. Ryan Major, has found physical and emotional healing by kayaking with a non-profit organization called Team River Runner.

About Face: How the Army Gave a Man Direction

A Washington native, Adrea Benedetti never would have gone to college if it weren’t for the GI Bill. He dropped out of high school at 16 and three years later was recruited to join the Army. Now, he is completing his bachelor’s at the University of Maryland University College.

Motorcycle Club is a Brotherhood for Veterans

David “Goat” Endersby missed the camaraderie of the Marine Corps when he retired, and to fill the void, he joined the Warrior Brotherhood Motorcycle Club, with the motto “Vets helping vets.”

Conowingo Dam Re-Licensing Affects Chesapeake Bay

Legislators from the Eastern Shore are making sure fish passage and sediment issues that affect the Chesapeake Bay are resolved, as Exelon Power negotiates a 46-year license to continue operating the Conowingo Dam in the Susquehanna River in northern Maryland.

Fracking Changes Affect Maryland Studies

Companies are moving fracking operations to drilling for other types of gas not available in Maryland.

Population Growth Makes Stormwater Runoff a Challenge for Chesapeake Bay

Most Chesapeake Bay health indicators improved or stayed the same in 2012, but urban and suburban stormwater runoff got worse, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation told the House Environmental Matters Committee Wednesday.

Legislators Will Debate a Moratorium on Fracking

Activists want a moratorium on fracking in Maryland, but supporters say existing regulations are sufficient and drilling will create jobs.