Military base realignment plan
Proposed shift of U.S. military personnel (May 14, 2005)
June 26, 2007
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is seeking $74 million for local projects in the fiscal 2008 federal budget, mostly for roads, mass transit and other infrastructure to accommodate growth at Maryland military bases, he said yesterday.
November 28, 2005
With thousands of defense-related jobs coming to Maryland in the next few years, local social services officials see a golden opportunity for poor people to get better jobs, especially in high-priced suburbs in Howard, Anne Arundel and Harford counties near the targeted bases.
September 19, 2005
Lexington Park // From his office window here, Todd Morgan can see how the Pentagon's periodic shuffling of military bases has changed the face and pace of rural St. Mary's County.
August 26, 2005
A federal commission voted yesterday to move Washington's historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center and nearly 1,900 jobs to Bethesda, part of a sweeping military realignment that would expand a national center for medical treatment and research in Maryland.
August 24, 2005
Maryland will learn over the next four days whether four years of lobbying to bring thousands of high-paying defense jobs to the state have paid off.
August 2, 2005
The biggest conventional bomb ever built stands balanced on its nose at the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
July 9, 2005
Fighting the proposed relocation of thousands of high-tech military jobs to Maryland, officials from New Jersey said yesterday that the move would cost taxpayers billions of dollars, endanger troops in Iraq and lead to a "brain drain" as workers refuse to transfer south.
July 8, 2005
Maryland leaders largely support the Pentagon's military base relocation plan that would bring thousands of jobs to the Baltimore area, but they intend to sound off today about the part of the proposal that would move planes and take jobs from the Air National Guard base at Martin State Airport in Middle River.
July 8, 2005
WASHINGTON - Appearing before stern-faced members of the panel that will decide the fate of thousands of American jobs this year, Washington leaders asked them yesterday to reject plans to close military installations in the nation's capital - most notably the flagship Walter Reed Army Medical Center - and transfer some of those jobs to facilities in Maryland suburbs.
July 1, 2005
Col. Kenneth O. McCreedy officially took command yesterday of Fort Meade, the sprawling Army post in western Anne Arundel County that is slated to gain thousands of new workers over the next several years.
June 28, 2005
Responding to New Jersey officials' pointed criticism of a plan to transfer thousands of military jobs to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland leaders staunchly defended the proposal yesterday and praised their state's work force.
June 16, 2005
The Army has tapped a career intelligence officer as the next commander of Fort Meade, the Army post that in the next decade is adding thousands of jobs, many in the intelligence field, The Sun has learned.
June 12, 2005
KITTERY, Maine - The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard basked this spring in the glow of a Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation that praised workers at the 205-year-old base for their "phenomenal record" repairing nuclear attack submarines.
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