December 16, 1992
Petry is on deployment in the MediterraneanMarine Sgt. Scott P. Petry recently deployed with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, N.C., for six months to the Mediterranean Sea as part of the USS Guam Amphibious Ready Group.The 22nd MEU will participate in joint and combined amphibious exercises with other NATO forces. Marines and sailors of the MEU will be aboard the USS Guam, USS Austin, USS Gunston Hall, USS Sumter and USS LaMoure County. Marine Corps air and ground units, as well as support and command units, are included in the 22nd MEU.The Guam ARG will carry Landing Craft Air Cushion assault craft, amphibious landing craft and detachments of Naval Beach Group Two, Tactical Air Control Squadron 22 and Special Warfare Group Two.The Navy and Marine "sea-air-land" team is capable of a full range of action, from port visits and humanitarian relief to major offensive operations.
July 11, 2002
The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will present "Can't Stand the Heat? No-cook Summer Meals," with personal chef Elizabeth Watts, at 7 p.m. July 29. Watts, also known as the "Dinner Fairy," will suggest appetizers, main dishes, soups and salads that help you stay cool as you prepare them, and she will offer samples. Master gardener Karen Brenner will demonstrate how tropical plants act as natural air filters during a program, "Tropical Plants in Your Home," at 7 p.m. July 30. Registration is required.
April 26, 1992
* Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Danny W. Nightingale recently returned aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, based in Norfolk, Va., following a six-month deployment.He participated in operations in the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea and PersianGulf, as well as in the NATO Exercise Teamwork '92 in the Norwegian Sea.Teamwork '92, designed to improve the professionalism and effectiveness of NATO forces while operating in the North Atlantic and coastal waters of Norway, included maritime, air, amphibious and field training exercises.
September 19, 2001
Knights of Columbus Father McGivney Council No. 7025 of Glen Burnie will sponsor an Oktoberfest celebration from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 29 at the council, 7025 McGivney Way. The event will feature knockwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, German music and German costumes. The event is open to those age 21 and older. The cost is $8 for singles and $15 for couples. No tickets will be sold at the door. Proceeds will go to local charities. Information: 410-760-9764. Internet training for adults to be offered at libraries Registration begins today for "Click Here," Anne Arundel County Public Library's free Internet and library Web catalog training class for adults at branches including the North County branch at 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie.
April 16, 1998
The White House confirmed yesterday that Rear Adm. John R. Ryan, commander of the Navy's air forces in the Mediterranean, is President Clinton's pick to become the superintendent of the Naval Academy this summer.Pentagon sources previously acknowledged that Ryan was front-runner for the job, and Defense Secretary William S. Cohen made it official yesterday when he announced that Clinton would forward Ryan's name to the Senate for confirmation. Clinton also nominated Ryan for a promotion from two-star to three-star admiral.
December 29, 1991
Air Force Airman 1st Class David J. Fugiel, son of Jack H. Fugiel ofAnnapolis, has arrived for duty at Andrews Air Force Base in Missouri.Fugiel is a fuels specialist.MELLEMA FINISHES COURSEDATELINE:ANNAPOLISArmy Reserve Pvt. Ernest R. Mellema IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest R. Mellema of Annapolis, has completed a unit supply specialist course at Ft. Jackson, S.C.Mellema is a 1990 graduate of Broadneck Senior High School.PRANN AT FT. RILEYDATELINE: ANNAPOLISArmy Spec. John C. Prann, son of Valeria Johnson of Annapolis, has arrived for duty at Ft. Riley, Kan.Prann is a 1988 graduate of Annapolis Senior High School.