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Fort Meade (military base)

Located in the rapidly urbanizing area between the Baltimore and Washington's inner suburbs, Fort Meade occupies a large portion of western Anne Arundel County. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace, acting as home to groups including the National Security Agency.
Located in the rapidly urbanizing area between the Baltimore and Washington's inner suburbs, Fort Meade occupies a large portion of western Anne Arundel County. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace, acting as home to groups including the National Security Agency. « Show less

Top Fort Meade (military base) Articles

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  • AACPS, local churches held back-to-school events

    AACPS, local churches held back-to-school events
    The Anne Arundel County school system is anticipating more than 8,000 county residents to attend back-to-school events that offer resources and information for the upcoming school year. For the fourth consecutive year, the school system is staging its...
  • BWI introduces bikeshare pilot program for airport trail

    BWI introduces bikeshare pilot program for airport trail
    Visitors, employees and neighbors of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport now have a new option for enjoying the 12.5-mile trail that loops around the airport's Anne Arundel County property. The Boston-based bikeshare company Zagster, working with BWI, has...
  • Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces. Jim Costigan, a former co-worker, golf partner...
  • Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

    Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
    Hundreds of mourners bid farewell Thursday to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranking Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War. General Greene, a former leader at Aberdeen Proving Ground who was shot to death last week in Afghanistan,...
  • Harford residents urged to get informed about potential job cuts at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Harford residents urged to get informed about potential job cuts at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    While potential cuts of up to nearly 4,300 military and civilian jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground are far from a done deal, Harford County leaders stressed the need Monday evening for local residents to get an early start on letting the Army know about the...
  • National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region

    National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region
    Communities throughout the Baltimore region are scheduled to host events Tuesday to mark the annual National Night Out against crime. In Waverly, though, the gathering designed to be a deterrent to criminal activity is also being billed as a “...
  • Arundel school buses turn into food trucks to deliver mobile meals to youngsters

    Arundel school buses turn into food trucks to deliver mobile meals to youngsters
    About a dozen schoolchildren at the Willows Apartments in Glen Burnie queued up curbside as the Anne Arundel County school bus pulled up. Some kids were flanked by parents and toddler siblings who appeared just as excited to see the bus; the moment...
  • Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space

    Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space
    — Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission. Christen McWithey is 19 years old. McWithey, who just...
  • Falling short of BRAC predictions, Laurel seeing uptick in growth

    Falling short of BRAC predictions, Laurel seeing uptick in growth
    A decade ago, planners predicted that Laurel would see a surge in its population as civilian and enlisted military personnel, mainly from Virginia, were relocated to Fort Meade under the Base Realignment and Closure Act, or BRAC. To prepare for the...
  • Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase

    Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase
    A 32-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he hit a National Security Agency police officer with his SUV while evading a traffic stop on Route 32 at Fort Meade, Maryland State Police said. NSA officers directed the man, identified as Darnell David...
  • WSSC under fire after another major flooding of Laurel

    WSSC under fire after another major flooding of Laurel
    It's a mostly clear June day — not a rain cloud in the sky — but Fred Frederick has flooding on his mind. Specifically, the April 30 flood that left much of his Route 1 car dealership underwater. "See that van?" he says, pointing to a...
  • Across Arundel, stormwater fee issue bubbling up in council primary races

    Across Arundel, stormwater fee issue bubbling up in council primary races
    In Severna Park, candidates repeat two words again and again this primary season: rain tax. County Councilman Dick Ladd, a Republican who represents Severna Park, Arnold and Broadneck in the 5th District, is being targeted by six challengers, most of...