WASHINGTON – Insufficient training and ship maintenance may have played a part in four naval ship collisions this year, U.S. Navy officials and government auditors told a congressional hearing on Thursday. Admiral Bill Moran, vice chief of naval operations, told…
A giant balloon — dubbed the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System — or JLENS for short — broke free from its mooring station at Maryland’s Aberdeen Proving Ground on Oct. 28.
Disabled veterans join with active duty service men and women in the water in a kayaking football competition. The competition is sponsored by
Team River Runner which provides adaptive water sports to help veterans and active duty service members readjust to civilian life.
At a White House Ceremony on Thursday, U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (retired) received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in a ceremony at the White House. Florent, a University of Maryland graduate, tackled a suicide bomber during a combat mission in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services holds a special Veterans Day naturalization ceremony aboard the USS Torsk in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
A University of Maryland alumnus and Bethesda native was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama Thursday for his heroic actions while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.