News Stories

Jan. 13, 2016

Focusing on family

Thirteen-year-old Kate Gatewood’s body was wracked by violent spasms. Her father, mother and brother were all with her in the hospital, but they were unable to do anything to take away the pain caused

Jan. 7, 2016

Planning proves paramount for relocation

Cords dangled from the line of desks like spaghetti over the edge of a plate. Heads emerged from below the desks sporadically as cables became unplugged and tied to themselves. The cables, which were

Jan. 5, 2016

Odenton teen survives 2012 car crash, connects with past, eyes future

Fourteen-year-old Kendall L. Mountain, of Odenton, was wearing flip-flops when his older brother, Marcus A. Anderson, invited him to hang out on a Saturday night. It was Sept. 8, 2012, and some of

Jan. 5, 2016

DINFOS students learn public affairs during Andrews air show

“Mommy, how fast does that one fly?” “Daddy, how many people can that one fly?” “Daddy, do you think I will ever get to fly one of those?”One can overhear a lot of questions while at an air show. But

Dec. 10, 2015

Recommendations in hand, new commandant outlines priorities for school’s future

Elbows out, the salt-and-pepper haired, 48-year-old Army officer strides into an Instructor Training Course classroom at the Defense Information School at Fort Meade to observe a lesson in early

Dec. 2, 2015

Family Pet Care Center proudly treats animals like its children

It is 7 a.m., and Mary E. Hall greets Anubis as he is coming through the front door.“Good morning, baby. How is my baby doing this morning?” says Hall, the administrator at the Family Pet Care Center

Nov. 18, 2015

DINFOS instructor hopes to get back in uniform – as a chaplain

On a quiet Sunday morning in Marydel, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Calvary United Methodist Church welcomes parishioners through its bright red doors.The walls are white, like the high ceiling above

Nov. 18, 2015

Warrior of the Year follows strong examples, sets one of his own

The Defense Information School’s 2015 Warrior of the Year arrived in the United States from Poland when he was 11. He always admired his parents and grandparents for their shared sense of duty and has

Nov. 11, 2015

Joint Service Color Guard members honor flag, nation

A service member holds the U.S. flag, leading other service members carrying the flags of their military branches. To the left and right, there are two more service members, each one holding a

Nov. 10, 2015

Third-generation service member keeps family tradition on Veterans Day

When the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Tennessee holds its annual Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11, one person is sure to be there: Lee Rogers, 84, who joined the Navy during the Korean War.Rogers,