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February 27, 2007
Funeral services for Army Chief Warrant Officer John A. Quinlan, a former Baltimore County resident and graduate of Dulaney High school, will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington at 2 p.m. today, according to military officials. Chief Warrant Officer Quinlan, the father of three, was one of eight soldiers killed Feb. 18 in Afghanistan when the helicopter he was piloting crashed because of mechanical failure. The crash, which was not caused by enemy fire, was the deadliest incident in Afghanistan this year.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2011
Edward L. Walls Sr., a retired decorated career Army officer and bluegrass banjoist, died Tuesday of leukemia at Easton Memorial Hospital. The lifelong Centreville resident was 74. Born in Roberts, Queen Anne's County, Mr. Walls was raised in Centreville, where he graduated in 1954 from Centreville High School. He enlisted in the Army in 1955 and rose to the rank of chief warrant officer and served with an engineering unit. He completed two tours of duty in Korea, three tours of duty in Vietnam, and was assigned to the Pentagon for five years.
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July 25, 1997
Richard Louderback, 62, Army chief warrant officerRichard Louderback, a retired Army chief warrant officer, died of cancer Saturday at his home in Severn. He was 62.Mr. Louderback enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1953 and transferred to the Army a decade later. During his years in the service, he completed two tours in Vietnam, where he earned several awards and decorations for meritorious service.He retired in 1973 and moved to Severn in 1981.Mr. Louderback was born in Lafayette, Ind., and graduated from high school in nearby Reynolds, Ind.He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 160, American Legion Post No. 276 and the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, all in Severn.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | February 6, 2010
Dennis J. Keane Jr., a retired Social Security Administration printer who had served in the Navy during World War II and Korea, died Monday of cancer at the Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Fla. The former longtime Arbutus resident was 90. Mr. Keane, the son of a saloonkeeper and a homemaker, was born in County Cork, Ireland. He immigrated with his parents in the early 1930s to Boston, where they settled in the city's Charlestown neighborhood, near the Bunker Hill Monument.
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September 22, 2001
William R. Ruth, 57, Army chief warrant officer A memorial service for William R. Ruth, an Army chief warrant officer who died in the Pentagon terrorist attack, will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Calvary United Methodist Church, 305 S. Main St., Mount Airy. He was 57 and lived in Mount Airy. He was a helicopter pilot in the Marines during the Vietnam War. He retrieved the wounded and the dead on combat missions. A member of the Army Reserve, he was called up to serve in the Persian Gulf war. On the evening of Sept.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | February 6, 2010
Dennis J. Keane Jr., a retired Social Security Administration printer who had served in the Navy during World War II and Korea, died Monday of cancer at the Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Fla. The former longtime Arbutus resident was 90. Mr. Keane, the son of a saloonkeeper and a homemaker, was born in County Cork, Ireland. He immigrated with his parents in the early 1930s to Boston, where they settled in the city's Charlestown neighborhood, near the Bunker Hill Monument.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2011
Edward L. Walls Sr., a retired decorated career Army officer and bluegrass banjoist, died Tuesday of leukemia at Easton Memorial Hospital. The lifelong Centreville resident was 74. Born in Roberts, Queen Anne's County, Mr. Walls was raised in Centreville, where he graduated in 1954 from Centreville High School. He enlisted in the Army in 1955 and rose to the rank of chief warrant officer and served with an engineering unit. He completed two tours of duty in Korea, three tours of duty in Vietnam, and was assigned to the Pentagon for five years.
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December 23, 1990
Chief Petty Officer Jon H. Seebo, son of Howard L. and Dorys Seebo of Pasadena, will be commissioned as a chief warrant officer on Jan. 2. He is stationed in Norfolk, Va., serving with Fleet ASW Training Center, and will be reassigned to Panama.He has traveled to Spain and Portugal aboard the USS Lexington.Seebo is a 1984 graduate of Anne Arundel Community College.MILITARY SERVING IN THE MIDDLE EASTThe following area servicemen are deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield: * Navy Lt. j.g. Christopher M. Cook, son of Ramon J. and Dorist M. Cook of Laurel, whose wife Dana is the daughter of Carrol F. and Alice Hosmeister of Glen Burnie, is serving aboard the destroyer USS Spuance, based in Mayport, Fla.He is a 1988 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a 1989 graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He was recently promoted to this rank.
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By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN STAFF | May 6, 2002
John Howard Bunting, a waterman and Coast Guard veteran who was once considered the dean of the mid-Atlantic headboat fishing fleet, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Ocean City home. He was 82 and had Parkinson's disease. Born in Ocean City, Mr. Bunting -- known as Captain Jack -- graduated from Ocean City High School in 1935 and enlisted in the Coast Guard at age 16. He served in the Coast Guard for 28 years before retiring as a chief warrant officer and going into the fishing business.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2013
A Naval Academy graduate was among the two sailors who died Sunday when their helicopter crashed in the Red Sea. Lt. Cmdr. Landon L. Jones, 35, of Lompoc, Calif., graduated from Annapolis with merit in 2001, a spokeswoman said. Jones and Chief Warrant Officer Jonathon S. Gibson, 32, of Aurora, Ore., died when their MH-605 Knighthawk helicopter crashed in the central Red Sea while operating with the guided-missile destroyer U.S.S. William P. Lawrence, officials said. The crash "was not due to any sort of hostile activity," officials said.
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February 27, 2007
Funeral services for Army Chief Warrant Officer John A. Quinlan, a former Baltimore County resident and graduate of Dulaney High school, will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington at 2 p.m. today, according to military officials. Chief Warrant Officer Quinlan, the father of three, was one of eight soldiers killed Feb. 18 in Afghanistan when the helicopter he was piloting crashed because of mechanical failure. The crash, which was not caused by enemy fire, was the deadliest incident in Afghanistan this year.
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By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN STAFF | May 6, 2002
John Howard Bunting, a waterman and Coast Guard veteran who was once considered the dean of the mid-Atlantic headboat fishing fleet, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Ocean City home. He was 82 and had Parkinson's disease. Born in Ocean City, Mr. Bunting -- known as Captain Jack -- graduated from Ocean City High School in 1935 and enlisted in the Coast Guard at age 16. He served in the Coast Guard for 28 years before retiring as a chief warrant officer and going into the fishing business.
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September 22, 2001
William R. Ruth, 57, Army chief warrant officer A memorial service for William R. Ruth, an Army chief warrant officer who died in the Pentagon terrorist attack, will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Calvary United Methodist Church, 305 S. Main St., Mount Airy. He was 57 and lived in Mount Airy. He was a helicopter pilot in the Marines during the Vietnam War. He retrieved the wounded and the dead on combat missions. A member of the Army Reserve, he was called up to serve in the Persian Gulf war. On the evening of Sept.
NEWS
July 25, 1997
Richard Louderback, 62, Army chief warrant officerRichard Louderback, a retired Army chief warrant officer, died of cancer Saturday at his home in Severn. He was 62.Mr. Louderback enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1953 and transferred to the Army a decade later. During his years in the service, he completed two tours in Vietnam, where he earned several awards and decorations for meritorious service.He retired in 1973 and moved to Severn in 1981.Mr. Louderback was born in Lafayette, Ind., and graduated from high school in nearby Reynolds, Ind.He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 160, American Legion Post No. 276 and the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, all in Severn.
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December 23, 1990
Chief Petty Officer Jon H. Seebo, son of Howard L. and Dorys Seebo of Pasadena, will be commissioned as a chief warrant officer on Jan. 2. He is stationed in Norfolk, Va., serving with Fleet ASW Training Center, and will be reassigned to Panama.He has traveled to Spain and Portugal aboard the USS Lexington.Seebo is a 1984 graduate of Anne Arundel Community College.MILITARY SERVING IN THE MIDDLE EASTThe following area servicemen are deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield: * Navy Lt. j.g. Christopher M. Cook, son of Ramon J. and Dorist M. Cook of Laurel, whose wife Dana is the daughter of Carrol F. and Alice Hosmeister of Glen Burnie, is serving aboard the destroyer USS Spuance, based in Mayport, Fla.He is a 1988 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a 1989 graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He was recently promoted to this rank.
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By Boston Globe | October 7, 1993
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. mission in what troops there call "South Moag" has changed for many: Rangers, Delta force commandos and the various intelligence agencies are no longer concentrating their search on warlord Mohamed Farah Aidid.They are looking for one of their own in the streets of south Mogadishu -- Chief Warrant Officer Michael Durant. And they are trying to find out how many of the five men who disappeared with the Berlin, N.H., helicopter pilot survived a firefight Sunday.Whatever the case may be, officials say, Mr. Aidid has ceased to be the quarry.
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