November 18, 2005
On Tuesday, November 15, 2005, beloved husband of Patricia Davis and loving brother to Betty House of San Antonio, Texas and devoted father to Ronnie Davis, Jr., John M. Davis, Pat Davis, and Michele Roling, and loving grandfather to seven, passed on to his great reward. Mr. Davis, a native of Texas, and graduate of the St. Mary's University of San Antonio with a Master's Degree in political science, and decorated Vietnam veteran and past Major in the United States Army, was a 38 year resident of the Washington Metropolitan area residing in Temple Hills, Maryland.
May 15, 2005
Caitlin Anne De Laney, Arlington, Virginia, and Major Wilson Roller Rutherford IV, Leavenworth, Kansas, were married April 30, 2005 in Highlands, North Carolina. The wedding was held in the garden of the Farm at Old Edwards Inn, with the Reverend Jeremy Hole of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Gainesville, Florida, officiating. The ceremony was followed by dinner and dancing at the Farm. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Andrew De Laney, of Gainesville, Florida. She received her undergraduate degree from Hollins University and her Master's in International Business from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida.
July 23, 1993
A torrent of patriotism was unleashed yesterday evening at Fort Meade as precision drill teams performed intricate routines and other troops marched and sang in a showcase of Army talent.At least 2,000 spectators flocked to McGlachlin Field to watch the hour of entertainment, called a Twilight Tattoo, provided by the 3rd United States Infantry and the United States Army Band.The program featured patriotic songs such as "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "America the Beautiful," marching soldiers twirling rifles and a tribute to soldiers who fought in every war from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf.
July 3, 1991
...TC A Mass of Christian burial for retired Army Col. Francis A. Richter, who was a financial manager for an investment advisory firm, will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church in Bradshaw.Colonel Richter, who was 66 and lived in Kingsville, died Friday after an apparent heart attack in Somerville, Mass., while on a business trip.He had worked for the Falls Church, Va.-based Burney Co. since retiring from the Army in 1976.A native of Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.
August 22, 1998
150 years ago in The SunAugust 24: NEW DRESS AGAIN -- Having received our new fonts of type from the manufacturer, we have commenced introducing it into use upon The Sun. It will be observed that it is a clear, plain and handsome-faced letter, and the paper will be newly dressed in it throughout in the course of a day or two. So many impressions of The Sun are taken each day, that the best quality of type, cast of the finest compound of metal, wears but...
October 15, 1995
THE UNITED STATES ARMY does not operate on a Chinese menu basis. Persons in uniform do not have the right to pick and choose where they will serve and under what conditions and only in pursuit of a mission that suits their political sensibilities.If they enlist in what is now the all-volunteer military, they swear to obey orders -- orders coming in a direct line of command from the president as commander-in-chief. Their only alternative is to avoid service or object to an assignment as a matter of conscience and accept the consequences.