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Ft. Meade, MD
Located near Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Annapolis, MD, Fort Meade is home to the National Security Agency, Defense Information School and Naval Security Group Activity. Fort Meade is virtually a city in itself. It consists of 5,415 acres with 65.5 miles of paved roads, 3.3 miles of secondary roads, and about 1,300 buildings.
Main phone numbers: Commercial (301)677-6261 or DSN 622-6261
Mailing address: Headquarters, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Meade, MD 20755-5000
Population: Approximately 9,350 active duty; 5,959 family members; 31,669 civilians
Housing: 488 officer family units; 2,374 enlisted family units; 62 unaccompanied units; 192 unaccompanied barracks spaces; wait up to eight months (301)677-9390
Temporary lodging: 191 visitor units; 54-room guest house (301)677-5660
Army Community Service: (301)677-5590/3418
Schools: Four elementary, two middle and one high school on post run by Anne Arundel County
Child Care: Two centers for about 600; 60 approved homes (301)677-7712
Health care: health center. Appointments (301)677-8606; Tricare/benefits (301)677-8982
Fort Meade has a large size commissary - (301)677-7463, a large exchange, a mall, and one shoppette (410)674-7170. Recreation at Fort Meade includes arts and crafts, bowling, library, auto hobby, recreation center, golf, gym, tennis, swimming, outdoor activities, camping, and fishing.
on Feb. 27, 2013 at 11:20 PM