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Fort Meade enables critical national security missions by providing its customers and community the facilities and infrastructure they require, the quality of life they deserve, and a safe, secure environment in which to work and live. Fort Meade has the fourth largest workforce of Army installations in the continental United States with approximately 35,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel.

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Fort George G. Meade News

Public Health Command welcomes new leader

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

Col. Jacqueline Chando assumed command of the Public Health Command Region-North in a 30-minute change of command ceremony July 16 at McGill Training Center. "I'm so proud to be able to serve beside you in this mission," Chando said to the several Soldiers and civilians of the command who attended...

Wheels of justice

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

This summer, the Fort Meade Directorate of Emergency Services has seen an increase in the amount of bike thefts on the installation, including a recent 30-day span when more than a dozen bikes were stolen. "Every couple years -- it's almost like a cycle -- there's an increase of property...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau protects military personnel

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

Service members face unique financial risks and are oftentimes, attractive targets for both good and bad lenders. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, created an additional outlet for service members to learn about these risks, to avoid being financially targeted, and enforces current laws and regulations that serve to...

New leader takes over 902nd MI Group

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

The 902nd Military Intelligence Group welcomed Col. John J. Bonin, its new commander, in a change of command ceremony Friday at McGlachlin Parade Field. "To all the Soldiers, civilians and families of the 902nd stationed around the world, my family and I are honored to be handed the responsibility of...

Community News and Notes

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

The deadline for Soundoff! community "News and Notes" is Friday at noon. All submissions are posted at the editor's discretion and may be edited for space and grammar. Look for additional community events on the Fort Meade website at www.ftmeade.army.mil and the Fort Meade Facebook page at facebook.com/ftmeade. For more...

Decades of dedication Army Community Service celebrates 49 years of service

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

Whether registering volunteers, hosting a toddlers playgroup or offering a seminar on how to prepare financially for retirement, Army Community Service provides critical services and programs for active-duty service members, DoD civilians, retirees and their families. On the cusp of five decades of service, ACS will celebrate its 49th birthday...

Army Reserve’s 200th MPCOM leaves no child behind

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

Taking care of Army Reserve youth is a priority for the 200th Military Police Command leadership before, during and after a mobilization or deployment. Meghan Norris, a youth services specialist for the 200th MPCOM, spent several days at a recent Yellow Ribbon Program event for two MP companies scheduled to...

Community Crime Watch

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

July 13, Simple assault, consummated by a battery: The Directorate of Emergency Services was notified of a physical domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival of police, the victim stated that he and his spouse were involved in a verbal argument in front of their home that turned physical when...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau protects military personnel

This post was originally published by Ft. Meade SoundOff: News

July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

Service members face unique financial risks and are oftentimes, attractive targets for both good and bad lenders. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, created an additional outlet for service members to learn about these risks, to avoid being financially targeted, and enforces current laws and regulations that serve to...

Partnership Symposium brings Fort Meade, local communities, governments closer

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July 24, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

At a recent brain-storming symposium at Club Meade, dozens of leaders from the garrison and surrounding communities exchanged suggestions for mutually beneficial partnerships. "Don't keep quiet if you have a good, common-sense idea just because current policy or legislation doesn't allow it," Garrison Commander Col. Brian P. Foley said. "The...

Spotting IRS tax scams before it’s too late

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July 17, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

Tax season may have ended, but officials from the Internal Revenue Service and Federal Trace Commission are once again warning the public about scammers posing as IRS officials. In what tax officials are calling one of the "largest scams of its kind," scammers have been calling people and reporting that...

Community News and Notes

This post was originally published by Ft. Meade SoundOff: News

July 17, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

The deadline for Soundoff! community "News and Notes" is Friday at noon. All submissions are posted at the editor's discretion and may be edited for space and grammar. Look for additional community events on the Fort Meade website at www.ftmeade.army.mil and the Fort Meade Facebook page at facebook.com/ftmeade. For more...

The Crabtowne Stompers bring soul to Fort Meade

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July 17, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

The Fort Meade Pavilion was filled with the sounds of New Orleans-style jazz as the Crabtowne Stompers, an ensemble of the U.S. Naval Academy Band, played a range of smooth and energetic tunes to an enthusiastic crowd. "I thought it was very entertaining," said 1st Lt. Seth Leigh, a student...

Fort Meade hosts traditional Iftar dinner

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July 17, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

For the fifth consecutive year, the local Muslim community was joined by non-Muslims to break bread and celebrate Ramadan with an Iftar feast. The nearly two-hour event, hosted by Fort Meade and the National Security Agency at Argonne Hills Chapel Center, provided an opportunity for non-Muslims to learn about Ramadan...

Bring car seats for safety check

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July 17, 2014 in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland by clevine

A child safety-seat check will be conducted by Fort Meade Fire and Emergency Services on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. at Meade Heights Elementary School, 1925 Reece Road. The event is open to the community and will be held in cooperation with Kids in Safety Seats, a statewide nonprofit program funded...

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