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April 30, 1995
The American Defense Preparedness Association has ranked Western Maryland College's Maj. Ruben Navarro as No. 1 in training the nation's future military leaders.The assistant professor of military science was given the first-place Colonel Leo A. Codd Memorial Award April 21 at Fort Monroe, Va., for his innovative leadership in the Army Reserve Officer Training Program."During the past 2 1/2 years, Major Navarro has left a truly notable mark on the soldiers and cadets of the First Region [ROTC]
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2014
Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft, he was the son of Franklin Waters Trapnell, an attorney who became an Office of Strategic Services and Central Intelligence Agency officer. His mother was Emily Willson Rieman Smith, a homemaker and volunteer. According to an autobiographical sketch, he spent much of his youth in Berlin, Germany, and Vienna, Austria, after World War II during the military occupation.
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April 26, 1993
Army Col. Tom MacIver will lecture on "Social Issues in the Military" at 7 p.m. tomorrow in Western Maryland College's McDaniel Lounge.The lecture, which is free, is sponsored by the college's Department of Military Science.Colonel MacIver, an educator and military policy researcher, will examine such issues as women in combat, sexual harassment, the new Democratic administration and the high numbers of minorities in the military.Questions will be encouraged.Colonel MacIver is a 1970 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy who holds a master's degree from the University of California at Davis and graduated from the Command and General Staff College.
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December 17, 2006
Psychologist wins achievement award School psychologist Melissa Leahy received the achievement award from the Maryland State School Health Council. This award is given to a person for contributions that have led to improvements to comprehensive school-health programs. Leahy is a psychologist at a elementary school and a comprehensive middle school with a special-education behavioral-support program. She also serves as the Positive Behaviors and Interventions Support coordinator and is a member of the PBIS State Leadership Team.
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April 18, 1993
The Western Maryland College Color Guard will present the colors for the Orioles-Chicago White Sox baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Wednesday.The five-member guard of cadets from the college's Army ROTC program will conduct the ceremony during the singing of the national anthem. Three color bearers and two guards will present the U.S. and Maryland flags, as well as the green and gold colors of Western Maryland College.Color Guard members are William T. Futch, Kimberly A. Haker, Edward T. Larkin, Ann K. Reen and Michael P. Rudnick.
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November 23, 2003
THOMAS MILTON BRYANT, 62, a retired Army Colonel, died of complications from Scleroderma, November 18, 2003, at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax. Colonel Bryant was born in Baltimore, MD on November 12, 1941 to the late Thomas and Mabel Bryant. He graduated from Dunbar High School in Baltimore, MD. He then attended Morgan State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics (1963). Shortly thereafter, he received a Masters in Computer Science from Kansas State University (1976)
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December 17, 2006
Psychologist wins achievement award School psychologist Melissa Leahy received the achievement award from the Maryland State School Health Council. This award is given to a person for contributions that have led to improvements to comprehensive school-health programs. Leahy is a psychologist at a elementary school and a comprehensive middle school with a special-education behavioral-support program. She also serves as the Positive Behaviors and Interventions Support coordinator and is a member of the PBIS State Leadership Team.
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By David Abel | March 25, 2001
THE COLD WAR had just ended and scholars in the American academy who spent their adult lives studying the minutiae of war machines like MIGs and MIRVs were growing antsy. Everything on which they had built their careers was seemingly crumbling just like the Berlin Wall: The Soviet Union had collapsed. NATO, bereft of an enemy, was adrift and searching for a mission. And after so many years girding for World War III, the United States began mulling peace dividends. That's when a leading security studies specialist cracked.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2014
Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft, he was the son of Franklin Waters Trapnell, an attorney who became an Office of Strategic Services and Central Intelligence Agency officer. His mother was Emily Willson Rieman Smith, a homemaker and volunteer. According to an autobiographical sketch, he spent much of his youth in Berlin, Germany, and Vienna, Austria, after World War II during the military occupation.
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May 31, 2009
EPHRAIM KATZIR, 93 Israel's fourth president Ephraim Katzir, Israel's fourth president and an internationally recognized biophysicist, died Saturday, several weeks after his 93rd birthday. Dr. Katzir's 1973-1978 tenure spanned two seminal events in Israeli history: the 1973 Mideast war and the visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to Jerusalem in 1977. He left the presidency after one term to return to scientific research. Born in Kiev in 1916, Dr. Katzir immigrated at age 6 with his family to British-ruled Palestine and studied biology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, receiving his Ph.D.
NEWS
November 23, 2003
THOMAS MILTON BRYANT, 62, a retired Army Colonel, died of complications from Scleroderma, November 18, 2003, at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax. Colonel Bryant was born in Baltimore, MD on November 12, 1941 to the late Thomas and Mabel Bryant. He graduated from Dunbar High School in Baltimore, MD. He then attended Morgan State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics (1963). Shortly thereafter, he received a Masters in Computer Science from Kansas State University (1976)
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By David Abel | March 25, 2001
THE COLD WAR had just ended and scholars in the American academy who spent their adult lives studying the minutiae of war machines like MIGs and MIRVs were growing antsy. Everything on which they had built their careers was seemingly crumbling just like the Berlin Wall: The Soviet Union had collapsed. NATO, bereft of an enemy, was adrift and searching for a mission. And after so many years girding for World War III, the United States began mulling peace dividends. That's when a leading security studies specialist cracked.
NEWS
April 30, 1995
The American Defense Preparedness Association has ranked Western Maryland College's Maj. Ruben Navarro as No. 1 in training the nation's future military leaders.The assistant professor of military science was given the first-place Colonel Leo A. Codd Memorial Award April 21 at Fort Monroe, Va., for his innovative leadership in the Army Reserve Officer Training Program."During the past 2 1/2 years, Major Navarro has left a truly notable mark on the soldiers and cadets of the First Region [ROTC]
NEWS
April 26, 1993
Army Col. Tom MacIver will lecture on "Social Issues in the Military" at 7 p.m. tomorrow in Western Maryland College's McDaniel Lounge.The lecture, which is free, is sponsored by the college's Department of Military Science.Colonel MacIver, an educator and military policy researcher, will examine such issues as women in combat, sexual harassment, the new Democratic administration and the high numbers of minorities in the military.Questions will be encouraged.Colonel MacIver is a 1970 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy who holds a master's degree from the University of California at Davis and graduated from the Command and General Staff College.
NEWS
April 18, 1993
The Western Maryland College Color Guard will present the colors for the Orioles-Chicago White Sox baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Wednesday.The five-member guard of cadets from the college's Army ROTC program will conduct the ceremony during the singing of the national anthem. Three color bearers and two guards will present the U.S. and Maryland flags, as well as the green and gold colors of Western Maryland College.Color Guard members are William T. Futch, Kimberly A. Haker, Edward T. Larkin, Ann K. Reen and Michael P. Rudnick.
NEWS
March 3, 2004
Duncan Henry Mackenzie, a former executive director of Preservation Maryland who was active in Scottish organizations, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Feb. 25 at the Perry Point Veterans Affairs Hospital. The Bel Air resident was 79. Born in Cleveland, he studied at Brown University before enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. After the war, he joined the U.S. Army Air Forces and was stationed in Germany. In 1954, he earned a degree in military science from a University of Maryland branch in Munich, Germany.
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By Kenneth B. Chiacchia | July 26, 1998
What does it take to teach a person to kill?It's harder than you might think. But, according to critics of violent video games, our children might be training themselves right under our noses.The idea that video violence relates to real-life violence is hardly new. A number of research studies have created a controversy but offered no clear answer.Carolyn Rauch, a senior vice president of the Interactive Digital Software Association, says most of these studies fail to establish a link between video violence and real-life violence.
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