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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...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFriday will be a sad day for Lynn “Ed” Hull. That’s when G. Gordon Liddy, Hull’s favorite conservative radio talk show host, signs off the air for the last time. Hull, 64, a military retiree and regular caller to “The G....
email@example.comCorporate Office Properties Trust returned ownership of the former Fort Ritchie U.S. Army base to PenMar Development Corp. on Tuesday, according to Dori Nipps, PenMar’s executive director. Columbia, Md.-based Corporate Office Properties Trust...
firstname.lastname@example.orgPenMar Development Corp. and Corporate Office Properties Trust officials have been discussing the possibility of transferring the former Fort Ritchie Army base back to PenMar, according to Washington County Commissioner John Barr. “The economy...
As 2011 drew to a close, The Herald-Mail took a look back at some of the stories we wrote about during the year. These are the final stories, which provide a glimpse of the story, and what happened next. Fort Ritchie awaits impact report The story:...
Wachter remembered as a great vice principal To the editor: I wish to pay tribute to a gentleman who passed away June 18, 2011. His name is Wayne Wachter and although he resided in West Virginia, he was a teacher and vice principal at Clear Spring...
Religion should be concerned with raising people up To the editor: In response to the July 22 letter “Chirstians must cry out,” I would suggest that being a sinner has never prevented people from doing good. Those who read the Bible...
email@example.comAgent Orange was among the herbicides studied at the former Fort Ritchie Army base in 1963, according to U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs documents found online. The owner of the former Army base property in northeast...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAgent Orange testing at Fort Ritchie in the 1960s was conducted under controlled conditions using a diluted version of the herbicide and posed little risk to the surrounding community then or now, according to a scientist who has studied records of the...
email@example.comSome of the residents who lived near Fort Ritchie when Agent Orange was tested there in the 1960s said Monday they want the government to inform them of potential health risks. Gary Harbaugh, 75, said he has lived in his Wastler Avenue home near the...
One person called it "small-town USA at its best" and another a "back-then town." Sharpsburg's Memorial Day commemoration, which was held Saturday, has been a town custom for 144 years. The community marked the holiday with a parade, wreath-laying...
The Hartford CourantFour Connecticut men are among 121 deceased Vietnam veterans to be honored Friday at the long black war memorial in Washington, D.C. The In Memory Day program of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund recognizes veterans who do not meet criteria for...
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