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Fort Meade: Meade High students tour defense sites across the pond

Fort Meade: Meade High students tour defense sites across the pond

Jordan McClung never flew on an airplane before last November when he and 12 other Meade High School students took an 11-day tour of the United Kingdom. The trip, organized by the school's Homeland Security Signature Program, exposed the teens to defense efforts abroad. They visited such sites as the Royal Air Force Waddington Heritage Museum; Hadrian's Wall, a defensive fortification in Roman Britain; Menwith Hill Station to meet with national security agents; and Bletchley Park to learn about code breaking during World Wars I and II. The students and their advisers gave a two-hour presentation Feb. 27 in their school's media room to share their experiences with...

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