Monday Jul 21
BRAC: Boon or bust?
Coastal Flood Advisory issued July 21 at 2:57PM EDT expiring July 22 at 6:00AM EDT in effect for: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City Maryland celebrated the realignment of military bases that was supposed to bring an estimated 60,000 jobs to the state, but almost a decade later, Harford County has seen less than half of the anticipated 18,000 ... (more)
The Great Depression and then off to war
Confronted with a bleak job market during the Great Depression, knowing it was just a matter of time before his draft notice arrived, Paul Hannold left school during his senior year at Youngsville High School and, with his brother, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942.
The Washington Post
Kelly: Maryland and Virginia hosted thousands of German POWs during World War II
My parents moved from the District to Washington Grove in 1949. They were told by the old timers that there had been a World War II POW camp in a field by the train tracks.
The Baltimore Sun
Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in Aberdeen
A chain-link fence marks the edge of Aberdeen Proving Ground , an Army installation where a nationwide base reorganization was supposed to bring so many people and jobs to Harford County that officials worried they would not have the space or resources to meet demand.
Stars and Stripes
Army shifting thousands of soldiers to Fort Meade
As the Army works on plans to downsize over the next five years, Fort George G. Meade is getting ready to add 4,000 servicemembers.
Pentagon birthday bash celebrates Armya s a rich historya
Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, administers the oath of enlistment to Soldiers during a reenlistment ceremony at the Pentagon June 19. More than a dozen Soldiers were reenlisted by Odierno following a cake-cutting ceremony in the Pentagon's courtyard in recognition of the Army's 239th birthday.