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  1. BRAC: Boon or bust?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | ABC2 Maryland

    ... plans to reduce its force from more than 700,000 to 500,000 as the wars come to an end. "They have included both Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground in that discussion of reducing the number of employees at both posts, and therefore, on August 4, ...


  2. The Great Depression and then off to warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Times Observer

    ... October 24, 1942. "The furthest I had ever been from Warren County was Jamestown," he said. "(When I) got to Fort Meade, Maryland, I thought, 'What have I gotten myself into?'" On his way to Fort Meade, the train stopped in Warren for half an hour, ...


  3. Kelly: Maryland and Virginia hosted thousands of German POWs during World War IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    ... cargo: prisoners. About 371,000 Germans were sent stateside, along with 51,000 Italians and 5,500 Japanese. Fort Meade, which straddles the borders of Anne Arundel, Howard and Prince George's counties, received its first POWs in 1942. It would ...


  4. Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... a political focus on reducing government spending. Some families also chose long commutes over relocation. Unlike Fort Meade , APG didn't get a boost from the rapid expansion of the National Security Agency and growing cyber security operations. "In ...


  5. Army shifting thousands of soldiers to Fort MeadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Stars and Stripes

    ... ready to add 4,000 servicemembers. Col. Brian P. Foley, garrison commander, said the preliminary estimate makes Fort Meade one of a handful of Army installations that will grow instead of contract by the end of the decade. The NSA, DISA and Cyber ...


  6. Pentagon birthday bash celebrates Armya s a rich historyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | DC Military

    ... said. "Time and time again, they said 'send me.'" Other Soldiers reenlisting at the Pentagon birthday salute were Fort Meade's Sgt. 1st Class Amaka Shelley Brown, Sgt. Laura Elizabeth Whitfield and Sgt. Hector R. Alvarezcarrion. Reenlisting ...


  7. Skipper, Amos LeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | The Lakeland Ledger

    AMOS LEE SKIPPER, 85 FORT MEADE - Mr. Amos Lee Skipper, 85, passed away at his home in Fort Meade on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, of heart failure.


  8. Preparing for another BRAC, before it's a done dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... down. The Army spent billions of dollars constructing new buildings, including at Aberdeen Proving Ground and Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County for the thousands of workers relocated there. That investment makes businesses and others counting on ...


  9. Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of telephone and email data by the National Security Agency , a Defense Department organization headquartered at Fort Meade . The Army says the aerostats to be tested over Aberdeen Proving Ground will be outfitted only with radar, not cameras. Smith ...


  10. Lawyers for 9/11 suspects seek hearing into FBI spying allegationsRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... g was held at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base prison in Cuba but monitored over closed-circuit television at a Fort Meade press room.


  11. the Onion Files and the Crescent Onion, by R.P.Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Publishers Marketplace

    ... analyst Leigh, and Katrina whose grandfather is General Makov. The plot moves between Washington, Langley and Fort Meade; Sochi, Moscow and St. Petersburg; Monaco and Nice; Turkistan; and on to a highly-armed and authorized-to-shoot F/A-18 Hornet ...


  12. Linthicum native considered the first ashore in D-Day invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... as an Army officer, eventually retiring as a decorated colonel. In the 1950s, he spent a stint stationed at Fort Meade . Dave Manning, collections manager for the Fort Meade Museum, did not know much of Schroeder's D-Day moment, but offered that ...


  13. 'Birther' colonel sentenced to 6 months in jail, dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2010 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... five hours deliberating punishment for Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin after three days of court martial proceedings at Fort Meade. Lakin was convicted of disobeying orders -- he had pleaded guilty to that count -- and missing a flight that would have ...


  14. Sexual Assault PreventionRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... on Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention at Hercules Theater on Ramstein Airbase May 12-18. Story Fort Meade's Office of the Staff Judge Advocate recently conducted a mock trial of the legal proceedings in a sexual assault case for ...


  15. Buffalo Chip Adds Ride to Freedom CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Motorcycle USA

    ... for a Purpose, Navy Special Warfare Kids, America's Mighty Warriors and the Community Living Center at Fort Meade VAMC. Parking will be available on Spearfish Main Street between Jackson Blvd. and Illinois St. Spearfish businesses will offer special ...


  16. 'Anxious to get into the fight'Read the original story

    May 31, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... 1941 and was assigned to the 29th Infantry Division. We were nicknamed the "Blue and Gray" and reported to Fort Meade in Maryland for basic training. In summer 1941, we were sent to North Carolina for maneuvers. Us medics didn't fight and we didn't ...


  17. Family ties to play part in weeklong MacArthur celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... ranks during more than 31 years of active duty. His last assignment was commanding general of the 1st Army and Fort Meade in Maryland. Otjen didn't tell anyone at West Point of his family's connection to MacArthur until his senior year and even then ...


  18. Engineer built and blasted across EuropeRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... build barracks and bridges and, later, how to defuse ordnance and blow up enemy supplies. After a short stint at Fort Meade in Maryland, Kershenstein did more training in Mississippi and Texas before boarding a Liberty Ship bound for England. There, ...


  19. Guantanamo detainee asks for Senate report on CIA tortureRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... attorneys yesterday during the hearing at Guantanamo Bay, which was monitored on closed-circuit television at a Fort Meade press room. The judge, Army Col. James Pohl, ordered prosecutors last month to give defense attorneys details of any abuse of ...


  20. The 4 Most-Surprising Details From Edward Snowden's First-Ever US Television InterviewRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... going to destroy you.'" In an anecdote that he confessed he had never told a reporter, Snowden said he was on the Fort Meade military base - which houses NSA headquarters - when the 9/11 attacks took place. "I was on Ft. Meade on September 11. I was ...