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By Jim Haner and Jim Haner,SUN STAFF | September 13, 1999
John Michael Lehane, a sailor, lawyer and proper Irishman who flew combat missions over Vietnam as a young Marine Corps pilot, was buried Saturday after dying of heart failure at the helm of his boat, Jay Bird, on the Chesapeake Bay. The Roland Park resident was 57.A lifelong Baltimorean, Mr. Lehane attended local Roman Catholic schools and George Washington University before joining the Marines and shipping out for Southeast Asia in 1966. Twice shot down, he suffered major injuries when he ejected from an F-4 Phantom in 1967 and received the Purple Heart.
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August 25, 1991
* Marine Pvt. Peter S. Jolles, son of Jeff M. and Gretchen P. Jollesof Union Bridge, recently graduated from a Marine Corps Basic CombatEngineer Course.During the course, conducted at Marine Corps Engineer School, Camp Lejeune, N.C., students studied the fundamentals of engineering support for combat units. Students also received instruction on the tools and procedures for building bridges, roads and field fortifications, use of demolitions, land-mine warfare and camouflage techniques.A 1990 graduate of Linganore High School, Frederick County, he joined the Marine Corps in January 1991.
NEWS
June 30, 1991
* Marine Lance Cpl. Anna M. Grabill, whose husband, Jason, is the son of Charles and Mary Grabill of Union Bridge, was commended while serving with the 2nd Marine Aircraft wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C.She was recognized for her outstanding performance ofduty, professionalism and overall dedication to the service. A 1983 graduate of Merced Union High School, Merced, Calif., Grabill joined the Marine Corps in May 1986.* Marine Pfc. William E. Wagner has been promoted to his present rank on graduation from recruit training Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.He received the early promotion for his superior performance during all phases of the 13-week training cycle, whichemphasized physical conditioning, self-discipline and teamwork.
NEWS
December 29, 1992
Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremy D. Gray of Manchester recently received a Meritorious Mast. This award is an official recognition from a Marine's commanding officer for superior individual performance.Corporal Gray was cited for outstanding service while assigned with Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, Calif.He is a graduate of North Carroll High School who joined the Marine Corps in December 1990.
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March 5, 2006
McGinnis assigned to aircraft carrier Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael J. McGinnis is in the middle of a deployment in support of the war on terrorism while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, based in Norfolk, Va. McGinnis' unit conducted more than 4,000 sorties and provided surveillance, reconnaissance and close air support to ground forces in Iraq. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group participated in maritime security operations and Operation Steel Curtain, which provided aerial support for U.S. Marine and Iraqi forces and prevented insurgents from entering Iraq through the Syrian border.
NEWS
November 11, 1990
Marine Pfc. Ronald M. Roman, son of Beverly and Ronald M. Roman Sr. of Jarrettsville, has completed the radio fundamentals course.During the course, conducted at Marine Corps Communicatons-Eletronics School. Twentynine Palms, Calif., Roman receibed instruction on the basic procedures for maintenance and repair of the radio epquipment used in the Marine Corps.He is a 1989 graduate of North Haford High School.ANDERSON COMPLETES SECURITY GUARD COURSEMarine Cpl. Bradlley W. Anderson, a 1988 graduate of North Harford High School, graduated from Marine Security Guard School, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va.While attending the six-week course.
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By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | May 20, 2001
If one had to sum up H. Furlong Baldwin's life in a word, it would be "consistency." The chairman of Mercantile Bankshares Corp. has always been a banker. He never wavered from his strategy. He refused to sell out while others did so for huge profits. And he always made money, even when other banks were losing millions of dollars or simply failing. For someone who began his career counting checks in the back office of Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co., Baldwin's career has been remarkable in its duration and for its accomplishments.
NEWS
September 12, 1990
*Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Robert T. Abel recently reported for duty aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan.His wife, Vicki, is the daughter of Raymond E. and MaryAnn Spangler of Westminster.Abel is a 1980 graduate of Upper Moreland High School, Willow Grove, Pa. He joined the Navy in August 1980.*Marine Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Bosley, son of Alan L. and Darlene Bosley of Westminster, has been promoted to his present rank while serving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.A 1987 graduate of Westminster High School, he joined the Marine Corps in October 1988.
NEWS
March 22, 2003
Sources: U.S. National Imagery and Mapping Agency, Associated Press, news reports Sources:U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army; U.S. Marine corps; U.S. Navy; Jane's Information Group; GlobalSecurity.org, Associated Press, Periscope.com
NEWS
November 7, 1990
The public is invited to join the U.S. Naval Academy in celebrating the 215th Marine Corps birthday.The celebration begins with a morning colors ceremony at 7:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in Tecumseh Court. On Saturday, Nov. 10, a wreath-laying ceremony is scheduled at the grave of Major Gen. Ben Fuller, class of 1889 and the 15th commandant of the Marine Corps, at 10 a.m. in the Naval Academy Cemetary.The U.S. Marine Corps evolved during the turbulent times of the American Revolution. On Nov. 10, 1775, the Contintental Congress authorized the creation of two battalions of Marines.
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