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Army Sgt. Eric Houck, Perry Hall native, killed in Afghanistan

UPDATE: Sgt. Houck’s name has been added to the Baltimore County war memorial in Towson. Original story below… —— The U.S. Army has announced that a Perry Hall man was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Perry Hall, died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other soldiers were also …


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Blackhawk military helicopter crashes in southern Maryland

A military helicopter crashed in southern Maryland on Monday afternoon. The Fort Belvoir UH-60 Helicopter crashed at about 1:50 p.m. in St. Mary’s County. The chopper went down near the third hole at Breton Bay Golf Course in Leonardtown, Maryland. Two medevac helicopters were dispatched to the scene to aid with the rescue. The military helicopter took off from Fort …


APG ‘controlled burn’ to be visible from I-95 on Thursday

Don’t be alarmed if you see smoke when travelling north along Interstate 95 on Thursday. The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, along with the Aberdeen Proving Ground Department of Emergency services, is planning controlled burns Thursday, January 26, for management of downrange areas at APG. Advertisement Efforts will be made to minimize the smoke from impacting on-post and off-post residential …

Army-Navy Ball Run passes through Perry Hall

This weekend, the Army-Navy game comes to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, which can only mean one thing. Yes, the Army-Navy 2016 Ball Run passed through Perry Hall on Friday afternoon as the Army West Point Marathon Team carried on its tradition of running a game ball from West Point, New York to the location of the annual game. The …