One hundred years of continuous service to our military and our national security, “and we’re just getting started,” said one of Fort Meade’s new leaders.
For the past six years, GovConnects and the Howard County Chamber of Commerce have worked with representatives of the various federal tenant agencies housed on Fort Meade to produce an annual Cybersecurity Conference for the business community.
Guest speakers, after-school clubs, iPads, field trip funding and classroom enrichment projects are just a few of the resources for military children that have been funded by a DoD Education Activity Grant.
Members of the Fort Meade community who shop at the installation’s farmers market can buy fresh produce, meats, baked goods and plants at reasonable prices.
A highly educated workforce is key to economic growth and job creation in the Fort Meade region, and throughout Maryland.
The Center for the Study of Local Issues (CSLI) at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) recently conducted a survey focusing on Anne Arundel County residents’ views highlighting the following issues.
While George Gordon Meade is obviously normally identified with the military post in Anne Arundel County that bears his name, the people of Washington, D.C., are also reminded of his accomplishments when they walk down the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., and pass by the U.S. Courthouse.
Fort Meade is Maryland’s largest employer, generating more than $22 billion in economic activity annually. More than 53,000 people show up each day to work at the post, which creates the potential for the region’s largest daily traffic jam.
Fort Meade is Maryland’s largest employer. It sits on 5,067 acres and has more than 1,670 buildings, according to the Army website, www.mybaseguide.com.
The site of an Army golf course named for President Dwight Eisenhower, which is just one long drive from the National Security Agency (NSA), is an active construction site that will eventually be the home of U.S. military cyber.