U.S. Military

May 6, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Virtual Memorial Day Observance to be Held in Gaithersburg on May 30

The City of Gaithersburg is inviting the community to their virtual Memorial Day Observance in honor of all who have given their lives in military service on May 30. The pre-recorded video will be shared on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The ceremony will include words and music to commemorate the occasion. Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver […]

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March 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Honra a Infante de Marina Asesinado en Irak

El capitán Moises A. Navas, un marine estadounidense de Germantown, murió el domingo mientras apoyaba la Operación Resolución Inherente en Irak. También fue asesinado el sargento de artillería. Diego D. Pongo, un operador de habilidades críticas de California. Los dos hombres estaban acompañando a las fuerzas de seguridad iraquíes durante una misión para eliminar una […]

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March 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Flags Lowered to Honor Germantown Marine Killed in Iraq

Capt. Moises A. Navas, a U.S. Marine from Germantown, died Sunday while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq. Also killed was Gunnery Sgt. Diego D. Pongo, a critical skills operator from California. The two men were accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS stronghold in the mountainous area of north central […]

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July 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Trump Announces Ban on Transgender Individuals in Military, Twitter Responds

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter early Wednesday that transgender individuals would not be allowed to serve “in any capacity” in the U.S. Military. After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow…… — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 ….Transgender individuals […]

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April 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Delaney Releases Statement on Syria Air Strikes

Congressman John Delaney (MD-6) reacted to the United States launch of a military strike on Syria in response to the country’s chemical weapon attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier this week. “United States airstrikes appear to target airfields where the recent chemical weapons attack originated. This response to the immoral attack by Assad on […]

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March 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

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New Property Tax Credit for Elderly Residents and Veterans

The Montgomery County Council approved a bill that would create a new property tax credit for senior residents and retired veterans. Bill 42-16, sponsored by Councilmember Nancy Floreen, will allow qualifying residents to receive a 20-percent credit for the property tax imposed on their homes, according to a news release. Residents who are at least […]

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