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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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  • Foley takes over as Fort Meade commander

    Foley takes over as Fort Meade commander
    Col. Brian P. Foley assumed command of Fort Meade during a ceremony Thursday morning. Foley, the 84th commander of the Army base in Anne Arundel County, succeeds Col. Edward C. Rothstein, who is retiring after 30 years in the military, the last two as...
  • Defense employees frustrated by furloughs

    Defense employees frustrated by furloughs
    Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week. The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...
  • Pruski to run for Anne Arundel council seat

    Anne Arundel County school board member Andrew Pruski said Tuesday that he will run for county council in this year's upcoming election. The Gambrills resident, who served as school board president last school term, said he'll run for the District 4...
  • 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...
  • Bradley Manning sought fame with leaks, prosecutor says

    Bradley Manning sought fame with leaks, prosecutor says
    Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning was looking for "worldwide notoriety" when he gave hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a military prosecutor said Thursday. Maj. Ashton Fein, delivering the government's...
  • General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed

    General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed
    The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
  • Sourcefire founder: Cisco deal is 'a good match'

    Sourcefire founder: Cisco deal is 'a good match'
    Who would have guessed 15 years ago that Martin Roesch's free computer network-security program would turn into a $2.7 billion deal? Roesch used the no-cost software he developed in 1998 — called Snort because it sniffs out trouble — as...
  • Five questions for Transportation Sec'y James T. Smith Jr.

    Five questions for Transportation Sec'y James T. Smith Jr.
    Sworn in earlier this month, James T. Smith Jr. is Maryland's 13th transportation secretary. At an age when many people have begun or are contemplating retirement, Smith, 71, is taking the helm of a 10,000-employee agency that oversees highways, bridges,...
  • Air Force names Fort Meade airman found dead on leave

    Air Force names Fort Meade airman found dead on leave
    The Air Force has released the name of the airman at Fort Meade who died last month while on leave. Senior Airman Keegan McCaskie was found dead June 26 at a hotel in Lake Dallas, Texas. He was on leave from his job with the 70th Intelligence,...
  • Anne Arundel County offers haunted barn, hayride for Halloween [Russett]

    Anne Arundel County offers haunted barn, hayride for Halloween [Russett]
    Happy Halloween! Come one; come all to the Anne Arundel County Fair's 24th annual Halloween Happening starting on Friday, Oct. 18 on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Sundays 7 to 9 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Crownsville for their haunted barn...
  • Fort Meade investigating death of spouse on base

    Fort Meade investigating death of spouse on base
    Authorities are investigating the death of a spouse of a service member at Fort Meade. The woman was found dead Thursday afternoon in her home on the Army base in Anne Arundel County, according to a spokesman. Officials said they do not suspect foul...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Calendar Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...