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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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  • Fort Meade VA Outpatient clinic advances effort to serve women veterans

    Fort Meade VA Outpatient clinic advances effort to serve women veterans
    When retired Master Sgt. Sheryl A. Webb left the U.S. Army in 1997, she was scarcely aware of services that U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals offered specifically for women. That was well before women became the fastest growing demographic group...
  • Winter weather advisory canceled after as much as 5 inches of snowfall

    Winter weather advisory canceled after as much as 5 inches of snowfall
    1:51 p.m.: The National Weather Service has now canceled the winter weather advisory about four hours early. Light snow and flurries are possible, but no additional accumulation is expected, according to the advisory. Drivers should still take caution...
  • Government, unions offer advice, answers on furloughs

    As thousands of federal workers prepare to be furloughed, many are concerned about how to deal with a pay cut. Keith Everett, a chief steward with the American Federation of Government Employees, said his union held two meetings in recent weeks at...
  • Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now

    Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now
    A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...
  • Federal firefighters push for shift-swap flexibility

    When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
  • Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks

    Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks
    A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
  • Five questions for Jonathan Bernstein

    Five questions for Jonathan Bernstein
    Corporate criminal fraud. Tainted meat on the menu. Prying reporters pounding on the door. Meet Jonathan Bernstein, crisis tamer. Bernstein, a University of Maryland University College graduate, steps in to smother public meltdowns like a lid on a...
  • NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors

    NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors
    An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...
  • Similarities seen in leaks by Snowden, Manning

    Similarities seen in leaks by Snowden, Manning
    A young man comes to Maryland, takes some community college classes, uses his computer skills to get a job in which he gains a security clearance. Still in his 20s, he finds information about government activity that troubles him. He decides to share it...
  • Federal workers get health and fitness programs

    For three hours each work week, Bert Rice walks laps around Burba Lake at Fort Meade — part of a mission by the federal government to build a healthier workforce. Rice, 76, a retired Army colonel and former Anne Arundel County councilman working...
  • NSA director to discuss surveillance programs at open hearing of House intelligence committee

    NSA director to discuss surveillance programs at open hearing of House intelligence committee
    Under pressure over the revelation of secret surveillance programs, the director of the National Security Agency is scheduled to appear before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. A committee aide described the testimony of Gen. Keith Alexander,...