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Fort Meade will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the installation throughout 2017. A variety of garrison events will recognize the long legacy of the installation’s history, which spans from its founding in 1917 at the start of WWI to the present.

The signature event in 2017 will be the Fort Meade Centennial Commemorative Gala on Sat., June 17. The event will be open to the public. Look for updates and details to follow at www.ftmeade.army.mil.

Significant Events in 2017

  • Jan. 19 Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Observance
  • Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration
  • Feb. 23 Black History Month Observance
  • March 17 Women’s History Month Observance/St. Patrick’s Day
  • April 20 Earth Day Observance
  • April 22 Run Series: Earth Day Run
  • April 27 Holocaust Days of Remembrance
  • May 20 Run Series: Run to Honor
  • May 20 Armed Forces Day
  • May 21 Memorial Day Observance and Massing of the Colors
  • May 31 Asian/American, Pacific Islander Month Observance
  • June 10 Army Birthday Installation Run
  • June 17 Centennial Commemorative Gala
  • June 30 Red, White and Blue Festival
  • Aug. 1 National Night Out
  • Aug. 12 & 19 U.S. Army Field Band Concert Series in the Park
  • Aug. 26 U.S. Army Field Band Finale Concert: 1812 Overture in the Park
  • Sept. 8 Joint Service Resilience and Remembrance Run
  • Sept. 11 Fort Meade 9/11 Observance
  • Oct. 5 Fort Meade Hispanic Heritage Month Observance
  • Oct. 7 Father, Daughter Dance
  • Oct. 20 Retiree Appreciation Day
  • Oct. 28 Run Series: Tank Corps Joe Run
  • Oct. 31 Installation Hallelujah Festival
  • Nov. 7 Army/Navy Installation Run
  • Nov. 9 Installation Veteran’s Day Observance
  • Nov. 15 Fort Meade Veteran’s Day Observance
  • Nov. 16 Native American Indian Heritage Month Observance
  • Nov. 18 Run Series: Turkey Trot
  • Dec. 7 Army Field Band Holiday Concert and Reception
  • Dec. 8 Holiday Tree Lighting