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Welcome to Fort George G. Meade, Md., an installation dedicated to providing quality support to service members, Department of Defense civilian employees, family members, and military retirees.
Our mission: Provide required services, infrastructure, a safe and secure community, and a quality of life that supports mission readiness and the Fort Meade community.
Our vision: The Nation's Center for Intelligence, Information, and Cyber Operations.
Fort Meade is conveniently located between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. The installation lies approximately five miles east of Interstate 95 and one-half mile east of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, between Maryland State routes 175 and 198. Fort Meade is located near the communities of Odenton, Laurel, Columbia and Jessup. With approximately 56,000 employees, Fort Meade is Maryland’s largest employer and is the second-largest workforce of any Army installation in the U.S.
In addition to the many recreational activities available on Fort Meade, the region itself is full of interesting places to visit. You can tour the historical sites of Annapolis; visit the White House in Washington, D.C.; or attend a football, basketball or baseball game with one of the many professional and college teams in the Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia areas.