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By LAURA ERNDE | November 8, 1999
A Hagerstown native will fulfill a dream this month when he takes command of one of the world's largest warships, the U.S. Navy's aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman. cont. from front page Capt. David A. Logsdon, 46, will take over the ship in a formal change-of-command ceremony Nov. 19 in Norfolk, Va. "I'm excited about it. I think it's a great opportunity," said Logsdon in a telephone conversation from his Virginia home Monday. Logsdon said he has spent the past three weeks preparing to take command of the ship, his first aircraft carrier.
NEWS
March 14, 2001
Captain of aircraft carrier grew up in Hagerstown United States Navy Capt. David L. Logsdon, the commanding officer of the USS Harry S Truman, grew up in Hagerstown, but moved away when he went to college, his brother, Mark, said Tuesday. Mark Lagsdon, who lives in Hagerstown with his wife, Kelly, said he hasn't been in touch with his brother since sending him an e-mail two months ago. David Logsdon, 48, joined the Reserve Officers' Training Corps when he entered the University of South Carolina in 1971, Mark Logsdon said.
NEWS
May 12, 2004
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Lee Stover Jr., son of Mary and Richard Lee Stover of Williamsport, recently participated in Operation Vigilant Resolve while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, Va. Stover is a 1991 graduate of Williamsport High School.
NEWS
October 15, 2002
Navy Seaman James M. Ridgely, son of Pamela K. and Orville L. Ridgely of Funkstown, is halfway through a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, Va. Ridgely is a 2001 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and joined the Navy in September 2001.
NEWS
August 19, 2012
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas G. Clark , a 2005 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School, Greencastle, Pa., and fellow sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) formed a Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions committee. Clark joined the Navy in January 2009.
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August 19, 2012
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas G. Clark , a 2005 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School, Greencastle, Pa., and fellow sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) formed a Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions committee. Clark joined the Navy in January 2009.
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August 4, 2012
Army National Guard Pvt. David J. Kerns , son of Diana Stevens of Hancock, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Kerns is a 2007 graduate of Hancock High School. Air Force Airman Jason M. Shew , son of Greg Shew of Chambersburg, Pa., and Melissa Eiker of Cascade, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
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By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | August 4, 2012
There are no two ways about it - Thomas “Tom” Law was a craftsman. From his training at a private art school in Washington, D.C., in seventh and eighth grade, electrical training while in the U.S. Navy, to his skills as a carpenter, sharpener of vintage hand saws and maker and restorer of Civil War drums, Law was known far and wide for his talents. “He was multitalented with multiple interests. You'd think any one of them would have been enough,” said Tom's oldest brother, Preston E. “Toby” Law Jr. of Hagerstown.
NEWS
July 7, 2009
MARCH 9, 1920-JULY 4, 2009 WILLIAMSPORT - Evans William Young, 89, of Williamsport, a resident of Charlotte's Home, Maugansville, Md., died Saturday, July 4, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md. Born March 9, 1920, in Beaver Creek, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Barnett and Harriet Susan Ludy Young. He was a 1939 graduate of Hagerstown High School. Evans served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an aviation metalsmith 2 class, onboard the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, in battles for control of the Pacific Theater.
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July 31, 2004
Saturday, July 31 8 p.m. on NBC "The Talented Mr. Ripley" A 1950s con artist takes over the life of an American playboy in Italy. The 1999 movie stars Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett and Jude Law. It's based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith that was filmed earlier as "Purple Noon. " 8 p.m. on TNT "Robbie Knievel Live" In connection with this weekend's debut of TNT's new movie about Evel Knievel, son Robbie attempts a live stunt - a motorcycle jump over planes on the deck of the USS Intrepid, the aircraft carrier that has become a museum in New York Harbor.
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