Afghanistan

February 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Amputee Returns from South Pole: ‘I Never Would’ve Dreamed of Doing This with Two Legs’

Cameron Kerr was lying in his hospital bed, thinking about his future after losing part of his leg to a mine in Afghanistan, when a fellow soldier stopped by. His visitor painted such a vivid picture of how great Kerr’s life could be that the self-described 5-foot-9-inch, 140-pound not very athletic guy set his goals […]

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January 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Sen. Will Smith Endorses Fellow Veteran Buttigieg

Maryland State Sen. Will Smith (D-Dist. 20) has endorsed former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg to become the Democratic presidential nominee. In a statement, Smith said, “Our country is changing and we need a leader that is prepared on day one to not only lead but unite Americans from all walks of life. It’s […]

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October 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Senators Van Hollen, Smith Unite in Afghanistan

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen met with state Sen. Will Smith who has been deployed. The one senator captured the other senator on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Back in March, my good friend State Senator Will Smith left the Maryland State Senate to head to Afghanistan to work as an intelligence officer in […]

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May 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Scam Alert: Montgomery County police officers are warning residents about a jury duty telephone scam. 2. Talk of the Town: U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are sharing their reaction to the firing of FBI Director James Comey on social media. […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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A Preview of Montgomery College’s Speaker Series that Begins on Sept. 15 (VIDEO)

Montgomery College launches its Frank Islam Athenaeum speaker series at the Germantown campus on Sept. 15th. Find out more about the lecture series in this report, below:

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June 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Baltimore Orioles to Honor Medal of Honor Recipient, Captain Florent Groberg

The Baltimore Orioles plan to honor Captain Florent Groberg, a medal of honor recipient, during the home game against the New York Yankees on Sunday. Groberg attended Walter Johnson High School, and he is slated to give the keynote address to the Class of 2016 at the school’s graduation ceremonies on Friday. He was presented […]

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January 24, 2014 | Diana Belchase

Illiteracy & the Women of Afghanistan

I’ve been waiting for the right moment to release this video interview of Susan Froetschel and boy did that moment come.  Susan’s latest book, Fear of Beauty, has been nominated for the Mystery Writers of America Mary Higgins Clark Award!  It’s so well-deserved, too. (If the video doesn’t open, please update your Adobe Player) Susan’s books […]

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June 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

“Make America a Better Place” (Video)

Staff Sergeant Glen Silva, U.S. Marines,  addresses the crowd gathered at the opening ceremony of the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club. The ceremony included a salute to the nation’s military and Silva was one of the keynote speakers.

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