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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...
  • Going 'green' should be a year-round goal [Russett]

    Earth Day may be in April, but you can get a jump on being "green" by attending the Chesapeake Ecology Center's annual celebration and native plant sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Adams Academy at Adams Park, 245 Clay St.,...
  • Carroll commemorates POW/MIA recognition day

    Carroll commemorates POW/MIA recognition day
    Leonard Kirk, a German prisoner of war for more than seven months during World War II, knows all too well that freedom isn't free. "Many of us have sacrificed. Some of us came home without limbs and some of us returned with the horrors of war etched...
  • Feel your heart grow when you thank a volunteer [Maryland City]

    Feel your heart grow when you thank a volunteer [Maryland City]
    Volunteering and donating in the community always provide a smile to someone: people in the organization you are helping, a student, a teacher, even yourself. The actions, no matter how big or small, deserve the recognition and thanks of those of us in...
  • Community United Methodist celebrates 50 years

    Community United Methodist celebrates 50 years
    Fifty years ago, parishioners at Community United Methodist Church in Maryland City were worshiping in the basement of a home on Urbana South. A lot's changed since then. "This is a milestone to be celebrated," said the Rev. Michelle Thorne Mejia. "We'...
  • Stormwater fee debate continues flowing in Arundel

    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has scheduled a series of public meetings on the implementation of a stormwater fee, while at the same time the County Council is considering an amendment to the fee that would essentially exempt all nonprofit...
  • Neuman to hold second stormwater fee meeting Sept. 26

    Neuman to hold second stormwater fee meeting Sept. 26
    County Executive Laura Neuman will host the second of three town hall meetings on stormwater management fees on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Heritage Office Complex, first floor training room, 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis. Neuman...
  • 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...
  • Grizell T. Parsons, intelligence worker

    Grizell T. Parsons, intelligence worker
    Grizell T. Parsons, a retired civilian employee of the Army Intelligence Command and a neighborhood activist, died Sept. 4 of a cerebral hemorrhage at her West Baltimore home. She was 88. The former Grizell Haynie was born and raised in Heathsville, Va.,...
  • Laurel's Whitney Wiggins dances her way to the NBA

    Laurel's Whitney Wiggins dances her way to the NBA
    Whitney Wiggins attended Laurel High School for a year and then enrolled in the Duke Ellington School for the Arts in Washington. But after two years at Ellington she headed for the small central Virginia town of Lynchburg. That move helped propel her...
  • Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle

    Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle
    Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle Date: June 8, 2013 Her story: Jade Eaves, 27, grew up in Locust Point. She is a philanthropy associate at Sheppard Pratt. Her mother, Cindy Eaves, lives in Locust Point. Her father, Dan Macatee, is the...
  • APG-area residents, employees frustrated by shutdown, mad at Congress

    Janice Drakeford, of Aberdeen, remembers the last time the federal government closed for business, in 1995. She had a very young son, and "it affected me back then," she recalled as she walked into Aberdeen's Panera Bread on the morning of another...