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O'Malley online chats to service members

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has spoken with active duty military personnel in Afghanistan to thank them for their service.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 01:56pm EST

Tags: Afghanistan

IEDs in Afghanistan: A Marine's story

One Marine reflects on the first Afghan civilian death he saw from an improvised explosive device, or IED, as told to WTOP's Heather Brady.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 03:40am EST

Tags: Heather Brady, Marine, Veterans Day, IED, Afghanistan

Injured vets embrace life at annual race

Runners contributed more than $65,000 to help wounded veterans as part of the 4th Annual John Ripley Memorial Race in Annapolis Sunday.

Sunday - 11/04/2012, 06:57pm EST

Tags: John Ripley Memorial Race, wounded veterans, Iraq War, Afghanistan


War-weary U.S. is numb to drumbeat of troop deaths

American troops are still dying in Afghanistan at a pace that doesn't often register beyond their hometowns. So far this year, it's 31 a month on average, or one per day.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 01:09pm EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, military, war deaths, Petersburg, Va.

Fallen Md. National Guard members honored

The Maryland National Guard is honoring members who died during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 08:52am EDT

Tags: military, National Guard, Iraq, Afghanistan

Flags in Md. at half-staff in honor of Navy SEAL

Flags in Maryland are being flown at half-staff in honor of a Navy SEAL from Edgewater who died in Afghanistan and who will be buried at Arlington.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Navy SEAL, Afghanistan, edgewater

Local female soldier dies in Kuwait

The Department of Defense announced the death Wednesday of a local female soldier serving in a support role for the war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, Soldier, death, Kuwait

Fundraiser planned for fallen Va. Marine's family

A fundraiser is planned to assist the family of a Marine from Virginia who was killed in Afghanistan.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 01:43pm EDT

Tags: Marine, Afghanistan, Altavista Fire Department

Military identifies 2 killed in Afghanistan

Military officials say two people killed in Farah province in Afghanistan were from Virginia and Colorado.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:52am EDT

Tags: Afghanistan

Marine from northern Va. killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a marine from northern Virginia has been killed in Afghanistan.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 04:25pm EDT

Tags: herndon, Afghanistan, Marine

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