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Sgt. Eric Houck’s name added to Baltimore County war memorial

Over the weekend, contractors added the name of Sergeant Eric M. Houck, formerly of Perry Hall, to the Baltimore County memorial commemorating those who have died in the Persian Gulf. The Department of Defense announced in June that Sgt. Houck, 25, had died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other soldiers were also killed. The men died on Saturday, June …


Groundbreaking to be held for Persian Gulf Veterans Memorial

The Baltimore County Monument Commission will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, May 29, to mark construction of a new memorial being built to honor those Baltimore County residents who served in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Story continues below The monument is being constructed this summer on the grounds of the Baltimore County Historic …