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Feds honor 2 Maryland employers who support Guard, Reserve

Maryland National Guardsmen patrol near downtown businesses in Baltimore on Tuesday, a day after looting and arson erupted following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Defense Department is honoring the Maryland State Police and a Salisbury construction company for supporting employees who serve in the National Guard and military reserve units. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says in a statement that the ...

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Md. veteran seeks to lead protest against Pentagon’s NFL spending

Founders of the United Veterans Coalition Baltimore Chapter, Vietnam Veteran Robert Valentine, left,  and Ret SSGT Robert Freeman, right, holding an American flag outside of M&T Bank Stadium for a story announcing the protest of money paid to the Baltimore Ravens for promotional events for the Department of Defense. They and many other verterans will be outside of the stadium before the August 13th pre-season ravens game. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

When Baltimore Ravens’ fans go to the team’s first preseason game Thursday, they might see a retired Air Force staff sergeant outside M&T Bank Stadium leading a protest. Rob Freeman wants to bring attention to a Department of Defense program ...

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Great Scott! Md. cybersecurity firm to seek space/time flaws

(AP PHOTO/DAMIAN DOVARGANES, FILE)

A Baltimore cybersecurity company will be looking for software vulnerabilities involving space and time for the U.S. Department of Defense. CyberPoint International announced Tuesday that it had been awarded a research contract worth more than $6 million over four years ...

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Sodexo chosen to bid for DoD medical facilities support tasks

Gaithersburg-based Sodexo Inc. has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a prime contractor to support Department of Defense medical facilities with operations and maintenance services around the world. Sodexo anticipates that it will bid on and ...

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UMUC gets $250M contract with Defense Department

ADELPHI — The Department of Defense has awarded a $250 million contract to University of Maryland University College. UMUC announced Monday that the contract calls for offering exclusive undergraduate and graduate instruction at military installations across Europe. The contract, which ...

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Budget woes may cancel classes at Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS — U.S. Naval Academy officials say federal budget cuts could lead to canceled classes. Academy spokesman Cmdr. John Schofield says the cuts will mean furlough days. Schofield says Department of Defense civilian employees must take 11 furlough days between ...

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