While the president is urging our intelligence workers to “go back to school” in grammatically incorrect Tweets, they are saving lives and protecting us from extremely dangerous threats. Intelligence is the best defense against terrorism, nuclear weapons, cyber attacks and financial crimes.
A number of warriors to embrace yoga as a therapeutic tool to treat pain and stress. At Fort Meade, the central Maryland U.S. Army base home to 14,500 military personnel, “yoga is very well respected and often advocated,” says Col. Beverly Maliner, chief of preventive medicine services.
U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper spent Friday morning visiting Fort Meade, a brief trip that culminated in the swearing-in ceremony. He said it was the first time since assuming his position roughly eight months ago that he’s led new recruits in reciting the Oath of Enlistment.
Lyft is launching a $200 subscription service called “Lyft Pass” for up to 30 discounted rides, and the ride-share company is inviting hundreds of its top-rated Baltimore-area drivers to apply for credentials to give rides to and from Fort Meade.
A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other children on base, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Two of the men who were arrested at Fort Meade Wednesday — after the driver of an SUV attempted to enter the National Security Agency compound — have been released, and the third has been handed over to the Howard County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI said Thursday.
Federal jurors convicted a man who carjacked a vehicle in Federal Hill, led police on a high speed chase in Anne Arundel County before crashing into a security gate that surrounds the National Security Agency, the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Numerous businesses is Maryland's growing cybersecurity industry were founded by former government workers or government contractors and count such workers among their current and prospective employees. The state's proximity to the federal government and its concentration of federal workers, especially those working in intelligence, security or defense roles, has created a unique pipeline for cybersecurity companies.
Come on out to the second annual fire safety community event being held at the Laurel Moose Family Center 1504, 3340 Fort Meade Road, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of the Maryland City Volunteer Fire Department along with the Laurel Police Department will be on hand with their emergency-response vehicles as well as demonstrations with Sparky, the fire dog.
Col. Tom Rickard, an infantry officer who has made three deployments to Afghanistan and earned three Bronze Stars, will assume command of Fort Meade this week, officials said Tuesday. He will replace Col. Bryan P. Foley, who has served as installation commander since August 2013.
In an effort to market Carroll County as an attractive place to live, work and raise a family, the county's Board of Commissioners has agreed to discuss membership in a number of regional organizations.
Officials and business leaders in Maryland are backing a Pentagon proposal to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command — one of 10 charged with carrying out missions around the world — a move they hope will bring prestige and more jobs to the state.
Carroll County officials turned out Friday to welcome the county's latest entry in the high-tech government contracting arena, with the official ribbon cutting of the new corporate headquarters of Applied Technology Group in Eldersburg.
As the Pentagon calls for a new round of military base realignment, officials in Maryland are working to build on the state's gains in previous rounds. On Wednesday, the state Commerce Department announced a committee to fight for Maryland's interests.
Fort Meade housed an internment camp at the start of World War II for primarily German-American and Italian-American citizens and foreign nationals. In 1943, however, the military found itself in a bind with thousands of captured POWs and nowhere to house them in Europe or Africa. The solution was to convert many of the internment camps on U.S. military bases, including Fort Meade, and former Civilian Conservation Corps camps for POWs.
The Defense Department has called on military hackers at Fort Meade to disrupt the operations of the self-declared Islamic State, adding cyber weapons to the bombs and missiles the United States has been using to batter the terror group.
Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, with the war already raging in Europe and Japan's increasing threat, plans were already being made for the internment of enemy aliens. The Alien Registration Act of 1940 required all aliens 14 and older to register with the government. What the military did not plan for, however, was a huge influx of captured prisoners of war being held in the continental United States. Fort Meade became a key location for both
Fort Meade has returned to normal operations after the carjacking suspect responsible for a heightened security alert and the closure of several schools in the surrounding area was apprehended Thursday, police said.
An elite Army unit based at Fort Meade is sending veteran soldiers overseas to get a close look at the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and develop ways to fight against America's newest foe in a decade and a half of war in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON — An effort to privatize commissaries used by service members at military installations such as Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground is meeting with stiff resistance from a bipartisan group of lawmakers who say the proposal would lead to reduced benefits.
Maryland's military installations represented about 15 percent of the state's total economic output in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the state, which showcased the close ties between Maryland's economy and the military.
The commander responsible for safety at military bases in the United States has increased the security level of facilities across the country in response to growing worries that bases could be the target of an attack.
In a Columbia office with a Jolly Roger hanging from the ceiling and internet cables sprouting madly from the desks, a team of National Security Agency hackers was trying Wednesday to take down networks set up by military cadets.
Andy Leimer, dazzled by the sun as he made his way south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway one day this year, made a wrong turn into the restricted campus of the National Security Agency. The ordeal cost him more than $800. It could have been worse.
The Beltsville man accused of multiple shootings across the region in recent weeks has been linked to another in Laurel, in which a restaurant window was shot out, the city's police department said Tuesday.
A gunman believed responsible for a string of recent shootings in public areas — including one at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade — will be charged with attempted first-degree murder and other offenses, police said Wednesday.