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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, 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: National Guard, Iraq, Afghanistan

Fort Detrick to receive $100 million grant to study PTSD

The Fort Detrick-based Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs on Friday announced $100 million in grants to fund research into the diagnosis and treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Fort Detrick, PTSD, grants, research funding,

Md. comptroller warns against scam targeting military

Maryland's comptroller is issuing a warning about a scam that targets many involved in the military.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 06:29am EDT

Tags: Peter Franchot, Comptroller Peter Franchot, Scam, email

24-hour lacrosse game benefits wounded warriors

The Shootout for Soldiers, which will feature hundreds of players during the game, will be divided up into 1-hour sections. For a single game, it will be a record.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 04:14am EDT

Tags: wounded warriors, Wounded Warrior Project, lacrosse, andrew mollenbeck

NORAD flights scheduled for Thursday morning

Military training flights that were scheduled for Wednesday morning, May 23 have been rescheduled for the morning of May 24 in the D.C. area.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 09:14pm EDT


New Fisher House opens at Fort Belvoir

Military families who want to be nearby while their wounded family members are in the hospital now have a new - more comfortable - place to stay near Washington.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: veterans, Fort Belvoir, Fisher House Foundation, kathy stewart

Soldier's film focuses on traumatic brain injury

Justin Springer, a soldier with two Iraq deployments under his belt, has a documentary showcased in the GI Film Festival in D.C.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 07:22am EDT

Tags: gi film festival, darci marchese

Military spouses struggle to find employment

The effort to hire military men and women after their service is complete can overshadow the challenges military spouses face with finding employment of their own.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Tags: jobs, darci marchese, MOAA

Liquid may be the next line of defense for military

The armor currently used by the military uses Kevlar to cover the torso -- but this can be heavy and warm, especially for military members stations in placed like Afghanistan.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: liquid armor, BAE Systems, david burd

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