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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

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  • NSA director says he's 'not wedded' to surveillance programs

    NSA director says he's 'not wedded' to surveillance programs
    In a public appearance in Baltimore on Thursday, National Security Agency director Keith Alexander forcefully defended surveillance methods that have come under scrutiny this year but acknowledged that some of them may need adjustments. Alexander, an...
  • Life of pilot aboard helicopter in fatal crash recalled

    Life of pilot aboard helicopter in fatal crash recalled
    A small helicopter, stenciled with Ray Lewis' number 52, flew over M&T Bank Stadium during the Ravens' last home game in January, honoring the legendary linebacker. Pilot David Jenny arranged the flight as a bit of guerrilla marketing for Fort Meade-...
  • One rescued, five displaced in Maryland City house fire

    Fire crews rescued a person trapped in a burning Maryland City home early Saturday in a two-alarm fire on Old Line Avenue that displaced five adults. Anne Arundel County fire fighters arriving around 2:45 a.m. Saturday found a fire in the rear of a house...
  • Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, OB-GYN

    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, OB-GYN
    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died Monday of complications from pneumonia Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident...
  • State estimates 21,000 Md. jobs lost to sequester cuts

    State estimates 21,000 Md. jobs lost to sequester cuts
    Maryland lost about 21,000 jobs as a result of the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, state officials say, and they expect another 4,000 federal positions to evaporate over the next two years. New state estimates peg the job...
  • Towson pilot killed in helicopter crash recalled for life of adventure

    Towson pilot killed in helicopter crash recalled for life of adventure
    Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners who gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr. Jenny, 30, one of three Marylanders killed in a helicopter crash...
  • Howard officials say AirPatrol growth reflects expanding role of cybersecurity

    Howard officials say AirPatrol growth reflects expanding role of cybersecurity
    Columbia-based AirPatrol Corp. will expand its operation in Howard County nearly twofold, a move County Executive Ken Ulman said affirms Howard's reputation as a good place to do business in cybersecurity. "This is a company we've had our eyes on for...
  • NTSB: Pilot in fatal helicopter crash didn't follow rules

    NTSB: Pilot in fatal helicopter crash didn't follow rules
    The pilot involved in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash that killed five people, including three Marylanders, didn't follow federal regulations when planning and making the flight, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a...
  • $2.3 million Department of Defense grant fuels STEM focus

    $2.3 million Department of Defense grant fuels STEM focus
    Maureen McMahon talks about science, technology, engineering and math subjects with a passion akin to those who run music or theater departments. For McMahon, Anne Arundel County public schools' assistant superintendent for advanced studies and...
  • Defense raises questions about Manning's mental health

    Defense raises questions about Manning's mental health
    Pfc. Bradley E. Manning's attorney raised questions about the former Army analyst's mental health and whether his superiors adequately probed his fitness to serve in Iraq as the defense opened its case in the sentencing portion of his trial Monday....
  • How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens? [Letter]

    How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens? [Letter]
    It was disappointing to read that President Obama is resisting calls for change at the National Security Agency ("Obama hints at change in NSA phone practice," Dec. 21). Edward Snowden has done this country a great service by revealing many of the...
  • For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem

    For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem
    Robert Cradle had achieved his goal of owning a successful barbershop with an Odenton establishment that employed seven full-time workers and served a steady stream of customers coming in for that just-right haircut. But even as he made his business...