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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | February 11, 2011
Overhead soared a B-52. On the ground, the seven members of the firing party marched to their places. In the distance, drums could be heard, and then the entire band, leading a horse-drawn caisson carrying a flag-draped casket to its final destination. Traveling across the globe and through time, Technical Sgt. Charles A. Bode came home Friday from the Second World War. The Highlandtown man was 23 on Nov. 20, 1943, when he vanished with 10 fellow crew members during a B-24 bomber mission over the Pacific.
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By Yeganeh June Torbati, The Baltimore Sun | October 19, 2010
Police responded to two separate shootings with an hour Monday afternoon. At about 2:20 p.m., police responded to a call from the 1800 block of North Montford Ave., a few blocks west of the Baltimore Cemetery in the Broadway East neighborhood, where they found a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his upper right arm. The man was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for a possible fracture to his arm. About 20 minutes...
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2010
Conversations with family and neighbors of Paul Warren Pardus paint a picture of a man who cared for his ailing mother but mostly kept to himself. Pardus died Thursday at a building at Johns Hopkins Hospital after shooting a doctor, barricading himself in his mother's hospital room and eventually turning the gun on his mother and himself, according to police. Several Hopkins personnel, some who worked on the eighth floor of the Nelson building, said that Pardus blamed Cohen for paralyzing his mother during surgery.
NEWS
June 14, 2010
The June 11 edition of The Baltimore Sun carried an article about the mismanagement of graves at Arlington National Cemetery. The article cited outrageous incidents of mismanagement. Also reported was that John Metzler, the cemetery superintendent announced his plans to retire in July. It was stated his exit "was the result of pressure from Army officials." Does this mean Mr. Metzler will receive his retirement benefits? What punishment is Mr. Metzler receiving for his disgraceful incompetence and incredible mismanagement of our nation's premier cemetery for our military servicemen and women?
NEWS
April 20, 2010
Police have identified the man found fatally shot in a vehicle in Northwest Baltimore on Sunday as 40-year-old Sean Carlos Johnson. Johnson, of the 3200 block of Kenyon Ave., was found at about 11:10 a.m. in a vehicle with its engine running in the 3700 block of Lewiston Ave. in the Arlington neighborhood, police said. His legs were hanging out of the driver's side door and he was suffering from gunshot wounds to his torso, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
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By Kafia A. Hosh and The Washington Post | February 10, 2010
Hundreds of people huddled under a gray sky Tuesday to say goodbye to Sgt. David Smith, a 25-year-old Marine from Frederick who died of injuries suffered in an attack by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan last month. Smith's friends, relatives and fellow Marines attended the service at Arlington National Cemetery. The large crowd stretched down an ice-encrusted sidewalk and wrapped around the cemetery's columbarium complex, where the service was held. Remnants of the weekend blizzard had forced the service beneath the columbarium shelter, which is supported by pillars.
NEWS
February 2, 2010
A 25-year-old Marine from Frederick who was mortally wounded in Afghanistan will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The Pentagon says Sgt. David Smith died Jan. 26 of wounds suffered Jan. 23 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He died at a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. A funeral service will be conducted Feb. 9 at 9 a.m. at the Frederick Christian Fellowship Church Complex. Burial at Arlington will start at 3 p.m. - Associated Press div.talkforum #creditfooter { display: none; }
SPORTS
December 20, 2009
Damion James led a four-man scoring frenzy that carried No. 2 Texas to a 103-90 victory over No. 10 North Carolina on Saturday in the first basketball game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. James and hefty center Dexter Pittman were forces around the basket on both ends, with James posting 25 points and 15 rebounds and Pittman totaling 23 points and a season-high 15 rebounds. J'Covan Brown added 21 points and Avery Bradley 20 as the Longhorns (10-0)
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By Childs Walker | childs.walker@baltsun.com | December 2, 2009
For all of the unconventional choices that Spc. Christopher Coffland made in life, his family took comfort in the time-honored rituals surrounding his burial Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery. The perfect rows of marble headstones stretching as far as the eye could see. The three rifle volleys followed by a somber rendition of "Taps." The flags, folded tight and handed with care to the parents and sister of Coffland, a Baltimore native killed Nov. 13 by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
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