Fast Facts

Fort Meade is the dominant economic force in the region, and the Fort Meade Region is the epicenter of the Cyberspace and Information Assurance Industries. The sheer size of its impact is difficult to comprehend – so here are a few facts to get you started.

The Fort Meade Installation includes:

  • 56,956 Military, Government Service civilian and contractor employees (largest employer in the state and the 3rd largest workforce of any Army installation)
  • 5,400 Acres
  • 116 Partner Organizations (separate agencies)
  • 10,000 Residents
  • 35,000+ Vehicles a day
  • 2,300 Family Units
  • 111,800 total supported personnel in the region, including over 62,000 reserve, retired, and civilian personnel and their dependents
  • 7 Anne Arundel County-operated schools on post, including one high school, two middle schools, three elementary schools and one early education center
  • 14 construction projects currently underway, counting NSA's East Campus/Cyber Command as a single project
  • 5.8 Million Square Feet of NSA expansion planned, with 1.8 Million Square Feet underway
  • Contributes over $17 Billion a year to the local, state, and regional economy (pre-BRAC)
  • US Cyber Command and related commands are expected to add at least 2800 personnel between 2012 and 2016, and as many as 5,000 at full strength

Among the over 116 Partner Commands on Fort Meade are the following:

    • National Security Agency (DOD)
    • 902cd Military Intelligence Group (Army)
    • 704th Military Intelligence Brigade (Army)
    • 70th Intelligence Wing (USAF)
    • 10th Fleet (Navy)
    • Defense Information Systems Agency (DOD)
    • Defense Information School (DOD)
    • Defense Media Agency (DOD)
    • Defense Central Clearance Facility (DOD)
    • 311th Signal Command (Army)
    • 55TH Combat Camera Company (Army)
    • Environmental Protection Agency, Environment Science Center (EPA)
    • Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory (Army)
    • US Army Center for Health Promotion and Prevention (Army)
    • 48th Combat Support Hospital (Army)

For more information, visit Fort Meade’s website at

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