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Fort Meade

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

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  • New study highlights military's role in Maryland economy

    New study highlights military's role in Maryland economy
    Maryland's military installations represented about 15 percent of the state's economic output in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the state that showcases the close ties between the military and Maryland's economy. The study estimated...
  • Fort Meade: Youth fair opens military kids' minds to career opportunities

    With his 15-year-old daughter Aiyana Burnell in tow, Jon Parson carefully navigated through the crowd at the Youth Opportunity Fair held March 25 at Club Meade. A government contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton, Parson wanted Aiyana to get a taste of...
  • Fort Meade: Bike and pedestrian gate opens on Bike to Work Day

    The Fort George G. Meade community is invited to participate in the 18th annual Bike to Work Day on Friday. For the event, Garrison Commander Col. Brian P. Foley and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Rodwell L. Forbes will cut the ribbon for the official...
  • Our say: Hush-hush installation needs better signs

    There's a lot we may never know about the odd incident last week in which two men were shot, one fatally, while allegedly trying to ram the gate at the employees-only entrance to the National Security Agency at Fort George G. Meade. But there does seem to...
  • NSA exit has history of wrong turns

    Monday's deadly confrontation at the employees-only entrance to the National Security Agency on Fort George G. Meade was not the first time it's been the scene of an unexpected encounter. One of the first may have taken place shortly after the exit from...
  • Fort Meade: Family Fun Fair celebrates military children

    Standing on the muddy, grassy banks of Burba Lake, John Schultz of Farmerville, Louisiana, watched with pride as his 6-year-old granddaughter Arele Anthony cast her fishing line into the calm waters. "We decided to come here for the fishing," said the...
  • Fort Meade: New school liaison works to support military children

    Fort Meade: New school liaison works to support military children
    Antoinette Parker, Fort George G. Meade's new school liaison officer, is committed to military children and their families. "I want to make sure military children have the support and resources that they need to be successful," said Parker in her office...
  • FBI identifies man killed in NSA confrontation

    FBI identifies man killed in NSA confrontation
    The FBI has identified the man shot to death Monday morning in a confrontation at the National Security Agency as a 27-year-old Baltimore resident. Ricky Shawatza Hall was killed after he allegedly tried to ram the gate at the employees-only entrance to...
  • Fort Meade: Double amputee -- 'Be thankful for the trials'

    Faith. Family. Focus. Those are the hallmarks of resiliency, according to Master Sgt. Cedric King, and the key ingredients that enabled him to overcome overwhelming odds. "The adversity is what I needed to be a better me," King, a combat veteran of...
  • Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare
    Renee Riffey can't decide among the myriad universities that are actively courting her and offering major scholarships, and it's all due to her prodigious talent as a women's bowling champion. The senior at North County High School is looking at...
  • FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting

    FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting
    Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday. The FBI said the...