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August 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered in Maryland in Memory of Naval Officer Xavier Martin

Flags in Maryland will be lowered to half staff on Wednesday in memory of Navy Petty Officer First Class Xavier Alec Martin of Halethorpe. Martin was killed on June 18, while serving aboard the USS Fitzgerald. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the state flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset […]

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June 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Hurley Defends His Title at Quicken Loans National This Week (VIDEO)

Professional golfer Billy Hurley III is back to defend his title at the Quicken Loans National. The 2016 champion won his first title last year at Congressional Country Club. This year, the PGA tournament is being played at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. “Having won last year and getting to defend this year, it’s a […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Observes Memorial Day at Christman Park (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg city leaders held their annual Memorial Day observance at Christman Park on May 30th. The ceremony included a presentation of colors by the Gaithersburg High School Cadet Color Guard, music, and a wreath laying ceremony. Dr. Richard Thomas (Major General Retired, U.S. Army) was the keynote speaker. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for […]

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May 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Officials Remember City Volunteer Richard Knoebel

Gaithersburg officials are remembering longtime city resident and volunteer Richard Knoebel, who died, at age 91, at his home on May 13. Mayor Jud Ashman has released the following statement: “The Gaithersburg City Council and I, along with the entire Gaithersburg community, are deeply saddened by the passing of a long time resident and friend […]

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November 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Former POW Addresses Crowd at Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, former POW Everett Alvarez, Jr. addresses the crowd gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans at The Universities at Shady Grove on Oct. 24th. Alvarez was the first American aviator shot down over Vietnam and was held a prisoner of war for 8 1/2 years.

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Darnestown Resident Shares His Thoughts on MoCo’s Salute to Veterans (VIDEO)

Montgomery County saluted its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th for the first time ever. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Richard Jurgena, a Darnestown resident and a veteran, shares his thoughts about the event and what it meant to him sitting in the audience. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch it on Montgomery […]

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June 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Native Serves with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71

A 2011 Gaithersburg High School graduate is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced helicopter, the MH-60R Sea Hawk, according to a news release from the Navy. Petty Officer 3rd Class Rodneil Feliciano is an information systems technician with the “Raptors” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71, […]

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September 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

FBI Seeks Information

The FBI is currently seeking information from the public on an individual by the name of Aaron Alexis, now deceased, believed to be responsible for the Washington Navy Yard shootings that occurred Sept. 16 at 8:20 a.m. in the southeast area of Washington, D.C. Alexis’ place of birth is Queens, New York, and his last […]

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