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  1. 1. The Nation’s Preeminent Center for Information, Intelligence & Cyber FORT MEADE (301) 677-6261 www.ftmeade.army.mil GARRISON COMMANDER Col. Edward C. Rothstein DEPUTY GARRISON COMMANDER John M. Moeller GARRISON COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR Command Sgt. Maj. Charles E. Smith PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER Chad T. Jones SENIOR EDITOR Philip Jones WRITER Frank Hazzard GRAPHIC DESIGNER Laura Farnan PHOTO & COPY EDITORS Joyce P. Brayboy, Frank Hazzard PROJECT PHOTOGRAPHER Bobby Jones ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY Provided by the Public Affairs Office MAP DESIGNER Salvatore LiCausi Comprint Military Publications 9030 Comprint Court Gaithersburg, Md. 20877 (301) 921-2800 / www.dcmilitary.com PUBLISHER John Rives BASE GUIDE PUBLISHER Matt Dunigan ADVERTISING CONSULTANTS Ryan Ebaugh, James Constantine, Mike Spera PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Jim CurrierThe Fort Meade Guide is an authorized publication for members of the Fort Meade community. It is printed by Comprint Military Publications of Gaithers-burg, Md., a private firm in no way connected with the Department of the Army, under exclusive contract with Fort Meade. All editorial content of theguide is prepared and edited by the Fort Meade Public Affairs Office. Opinions expressed herein by writers are their own and not an official expression bythe Department of the Army. The appearance of advertisements in this publication is not an endorsement by the Department of the Army of the productsor services advertised. The civilian printer is responsible for commercial advertising. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available forpurchase, use, or patronage without regard to race, religion, creed, or color, national origin, sex, age or handicap of the purchaser, user or patron.
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION TABLE OF CONTENTS Calendar of Events.................................................................................6 Getting Started On Fort Meade .............................................................8 U.S. Army Garrison ..............................................................................11 Partner Commands ..............................................................................27 Family Life ...........................................................................................44 Living ...................................................................................................59 Recreation ...........................................................................................68 MAPS • Fort Meade Overview • Fort Meade North & South Shoppers’ Guide............................................................................Yellow Telephone Directory & Useful Websites.............................................Blue2 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  3. 3. WELCOME plan, construction of new facilities has now been com- pleted for Defense Adjudication Activities, the DefenseWelcome to Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, an in- Information Systems Agency and the Defense Mediastallation dedicated to providing quality support to Activity.service members, Department of Defense civilian em- Temperatures range from a mean daily maximum of 85ployees, family members, and military retirees. Every degrees Fahrenheit in the summer to 30 degreesday, more than 100,000 people seek the services Fort Fahrenheit in the winter. In the winter, the averageMeade offers. Its primary mission is to provide a wide monthly snowfall is four to 10 inches. In the earlyrange of services to more than 95 partner organizations stages of the season, springtime is accompanied byfrom the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast high winds and moderate thunderstorms and summersGuard, as well as to several federal agencies including are moderately hot and humid. Autumn is pleasant withthe National Security Agency, Defense Media Activity, temperatures ranging as high as the mid-60s.Defense Informations Systems Agency, the DefenseCourier Service and the U.S. Cyber Command. In addition to the many recreational activities available on Fort Meade, the region itself is full of interestingFort Meade is conveniently located between Washing- places to visit. You can tour the historical sites of An-ton, D.C. and Baltimore. The installation lies approxi- napolis; visit the White House in Washington, D.C.; ormately five miles east of Interstate 95 and one-half mile attend a football, basketball or baseball game with oneeast of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, between of the many professional and college teams in theMaryland State routes 175 and 198. Fort Meade is lo- Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia areas.cated near the communities of Odenton, Laurel, Colum-bia and Jessup, and is home to approximately 11,000 This guide was prepared to help those new to Fortmilitary personnel along with about 29,000 civilian em- Meade, but can also be valuable to long-time residentsployees. Nearly 6,000 family members reside on post. and employees. Use it often to find information, in-With more than 56,000 employees, Fort Meade is cluding telephone numbers, addresses and websites ofMaryland’s largest employer and is the third-largest the offices and facilities on Fort Meade. We hope yourworkforce of any Army installation in the U.S. In re- stay here will be enjoyable and your tour of duty pro-sponse to the militarys Base Realignment and Closure fessionally rewarding. www.ftmeade.army.mil 3
  4. 4. INTRODUCTIONCONNECT TO FORT MEADEFort Meade Public Affairs Office4409 Llewellyn Avenue(301) 677-1361 • Soundoff! Fort Meade’s weekly newspaper. There’s a new edition every Thursday. Call (301) 677-6806, or visit www.ftmeadesoundoff.com. • Find us on the Internet for updated informa- tion regarding the installation, upcoming activi- ties and events at www.ftmeade.army.mil. • Meade Week, Fort Meade’s weekly webcast. A new edition is available Friday on the Meade TV video blog. Catch the latest episode of Meade Week’s video blog. Call (301) 677-1362 or visit http://ftmeade.armylive.dodlive.mil.Social Media NetworkingVisit Fort Meade’s social media platform for the latestcommunity news. Connect with more than 8,000 postcommunity members on the installation’s Facebookpage. Stay updated with Tweets from Fort Meade’sTwitter feed. • Facebook www.facebook.com/ftmeade • Twitter www.twitter.com/ftmeademd • Flickr photostream www.flickr.com/photos/ftmeade • Fort Meade Live blog ftmeade.armylive.dodlive.milSports ScoresFind sports schedules, scores, standings and upcomingseasons for Basketball, Softball, Football and Soccer atwww.quickscores.com/ftmeadesports.Commuting to Fort Meade?Consider shared riding! Learn about mass transporta-tion options though the link below and find informationabout bus and transportation options and schedules,including the Odenton MARC train schedule, Inter-county Connector, and the M Route shuttle. For moreinformation, visit http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/trans-portation/index.html.4 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  5. 5. FREQUENTLY REQUESTED PHONE NUMBERSEMERGENCY NUMBERS GARRISON SERVICESMain Emergency Number.............................................................911 Army Contracting Agency .................................(301) 677-5178/5148Military Police...................................................(301) 677-6622/6623 Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC)..................(301) 677-6526Fire...............................................(301) 677-2117 or (410) 674-2117 Emergency ServicesAmbulance .................................................................(301) 677-3911 • Administration.......................................................(301) 677-6622Fort Meade Operator (Information)............................(301) 677-6261 • Code Enforcement & Public Education Division ............(301) 677-3616LOCATING A SERVICE MEMBER OR • Fire or emergency.............................................................Dial 911CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE AT FORT MEADE • Alternate emergency numbersArmy ..........................................................................(301) 677-4547 .................................................(301) 677-2117 or (410) 674-2117Air Force ....................................................................(301) 688-5151 Equal Opportunity Office (EO) (for Military) ...............(301) 677-6687Marines......................................................................(301) 677-0266 Equal Employment Opportunity Office (EEO)Navy .................................................................(301) 677-7818/0217 (for Civilians) ............................................................(301) 677-6298Civilians......................................................................(301) 677-6526 Federal Executive Board – Baltimore (FEB) ................(410) 962-4047LOCAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION Garrison Chaplain (GC)...............................................(301) 677-6703Annapolis City ............................................................(410) 263-1183 Garrison Command Group (GC)..................................(301) 677-4844Anne Arundel County .................................................(410) 222-7000 Headquarters Command Battalion (HQBN) ..........(301) 677-7967/7966Baltimore City ............................................................(410) 396-3100 Information Management (DOIM) ....................(301) 677-1116/1532Baltimore County .......................................................(410) 887-0000 Inspector General’s Office (IG)....................................(301) 677-7393Howard County..........................................................(410) 313-3000 Installation Safety Office (ISO) ....................................(301) 677-6241Prince George’s County..............................................(301) 350-9700 Logistics (DOL) ...........................................................(301) 677-9146SCHOOLS Military Personnel Division (MPD)..............................(301) 677-5406Anne Arundel County Main School Information..................(410) 222-5000 Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) ........................(301) 677-2988Bus Transportation .....................................................(410) 222-2910 Plans, Analysis, Integration & Operations (PAIO) ........(301) 677-3783ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Plans, Training, • Manor View Elementary.......................................(410) 222-6504 Mobilization & Security (DPTMS) ...............................(301) 672-6214 • Meade Heights Elementary ..................................(410) 222-6509 Public Affairs Office (PAO) ..........................................(301) 677-1361 • Pershing Hill Elementary.......................................(410) 222-6519 Public Works (DPW)...................................................(301) 677-5960MIDDLE SCHOOLS Resource Management (DRM) ...................................(301) 677-2443 • MacArthur Middle ...............................................(410) 674-0032 Residential Communities Initiative (RCI).....................(301) 677-7748 • Meade Middle .....................................................(410) 674-2355 Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) ................................(301) 677-9262/9337HIGH SCHOOLS Visitor Control Center (VCC) .......................................(301) 677-1064 • Meade High .........................................................(410) 674-7710FORT MEADE FREQUENTLY USED ACRONYMSACS Army Community Service ...................................(301) 677-5590 DPTMS Directorate of Plans, Travel,CPAC Civilian Personnel Advisory Center ...................(301) 677-6526 Mobilization and Security ...........................................(301) 677-6105CDC Child Development Center.................................(301) 677-4808 DPW Directorate of Public Works..............................(301) 677-9141DES Directorate of Emergency Services......................(301) 677-6222 IG Inspector General...................................................(301) 677-7393DFAC Dining Facility ..................................................(301) 677-5503 KACC Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center.........(301) 866-511-8748DFMWR Directorate of Family and NSA National Security Agency ...................................(301) 688-6524Morale, Welfare and Recreation .................................(301) 677-6111 NEC Network Enterprise Center .................................(301) 677-1116DHR Directorate of Human Resources .......................(301) 677-2506 OPM Office of Personnel Management .....................(443) 698-9200DINFOS Defense Information School ........................(301) 677-2173 PAO Public Affairs Office ............................................(301) 677-1361DISA Defense Information System Agency ................(301) 225-5550 SFAC Soldier Family Readiness Center .......................(301) 677-6930DMA Defense Media Activities..................................(301) 222-6700 SJA Staff Judge Advocate............................................(301) 677-9576DOL Directorate of Logistics.......................................(301) 677-9146 VCC Visitor Control Center .........................................(301) 677-1064 www.ftmeade.army.mil 5
  6. 6. INTRODUCTIONFORT MEADE CALENDAR OF EVENTSJANUARY APRIL (continued)• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday • Community job fair at Club Meade• Dump Your Plump • National Child Abuse Prevention Month• Intramural basketball season begins • National Library Week• Martin Luther King, Jr. Day • Opening Day activities at The Courses• Community Council breakfast • Sexual Assault Awareness MonthFEDERAL HOLIDAYS: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. • Adult intramural volleyball season opensand New Year’s Day • Administrative Assistant Day • Operation Spring Clean-UpFEBRUARY• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday MAY• African American History Month • Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday• National Children’s Dental Health Month • Armed Forces Day• National Prayer Breakfast • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month• Technical Job Fair at Club Meade • Intramural Volleyball championships• Valentine’s Day dinner • Law Day• Child & Youth Services spring sports registration • Memorial Day Massing of the Colors• Father-Daughter Ball • Patriot Pride RunFEDERAL HOLIDAY: President’s Day • Military Spouse Appreciation Day • Mother’s Day Brunch at Club MeadeMARCH • Ryder Cup Day at The Courses• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday • Army 10-Miler pre-qualifier race• Daylight Savings Time • Community Council breakfast• St. Patrick’s Day • Installation Spring run• Women’s History Month • Safety, Health & Wellness Expo• Child & Youth Services spring sports registration• Child & Youth Services Sports basketball tournament • SKIES Dance Recital• PBA East Regional Fort Meade Sr. Men’s Open FEDERAL HOLIDAY: Memorial Day• Community Council breakfast JUNE• National Prayer Breakfast • Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third FridayAPRIL • CYS Fall Sports Registration• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday • U.S. Army Birthday• Alcohol Awareness Month • U.S. Army Birthday Run • Father’s Day Brunch at Club Meade• Day for Kids Celebration • Flag Day• Commander’s Cup Outing at The Courses • Flea Market at the Fort Meade Pavilion• Breakfast with the Easter Bunny • Fort Meade Open Invitational at The Courses• Easter Brunch at Club Meade • CYS Services Celebration Army Birthday• Earth Day • Teen Center Summer Block Party• Earth Day Run • Intramural softball & golf season begins• Flea Market at the Fort Meade Pavilion • Summer Reading Program at the post library• Youth Triathlon • Corridor Community Fair• Intramural basketball championship • Women’s Golf Week• Intramural volleyball begins • Intramural Softball Tournament• Month of the Military Child activities – Various locations • WAMAC varsity softball championship6 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  7. 7. JUNE (continued) OCTOBER (continued)• SKIES British Soccer Camp • Combined Federal Campaign• Summer Camp Program opens • Commander’s Cup golf outing at the Courses• Pediatric Health Fair • Intramural flag football championship • Harvest FestivalJULY • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday • Halloween Pet Parade• Flea Market at The Fort Meade Pavilion • Halloween Run• Independence Day • National Crime Prevention Month• Summer Reading Program at the post library • National Fire Prevention Month• Youth golf clinic • U.S. Navy Birthday• WAMAC Varsity Golf Tournament • Red Ribbon Week• Community Council breakfast • Hispanic Heritage MonthFEDERAL HOLIDAY: Independence Day • Retiree Appreciation DayAUGUST FEDERAL HOLIDAY: Columbus Day• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday• Club Championship at the Courses NOVEMBER • Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday• U.S. Coast Guard Birthday • Holiday Food Assistance Drive• Flea Market at the Pavilion • Adopt an Angel Program• Intramural Flag Football season opens • Election Day• Intramural Golf championship • German/Italian Wreath Laying Ceremony• Intramural Softball championship • Great American Smokeout• Ladies Championship at the Courses • National Education Week• National Night Out • Native American Heritage Month• Anne Arundel County School Begins • Snowman Scramble at the Courses• U.S. Army Field Band Summer Concert Series • Thanksgiving Buffet at Club Meade• National Bowling Week • Turkey Shoot at the Courses• Women’s Equality Day • Turkey Trot Run• Newcomer’s Community Welcome Fair • U.S. Marine Corps BirthdaySEPTEMBER • Operation Fall Clean-Up• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday • Community Council breakfast• U.S. Air Force Birthday • Veteran’s Day• Oktoberfest FEDERAL HOLIDAYS: Veteran’s Day; Thanksgiving Day• Grandparents Day• Commissary Case Lot Sale DECEMBER • Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday• Community Job Fair at Club Meade • Fort Meade Army/Navy Flag Football Game• Community Council Breakfast • Army/Navy Football game• Installation Fall Run • Breakfast with Santa• Fan Fare Run • Reindeer Run• 9/11 Observance • Christmas Tree LightingFEDERAL HOLIDAY: Labor Day • George G. Meade’s BirthdayOCTOBER • U.S. Army Field Band Holiday Concert• Fort Meade 411 Program for Newcomers – Third Friday • New Year’s Eve at the Lanes• Dental Hygienists Month FEDERAL HOLIDAY: Christmas Day www.ftmeade.army.mil 7
  8. 8. INTRODUCTIONGETTING STARTED Annapolis Road. Follow the signs to the Reece Road main gate. Be prepared to present identification, vehi-ON FORT MEADE cle registration and proof of insurance at the gate.Fort Meade is virtually a city in itself. It consists of 5,067 How Do I Get Around?acres with 65.5 miles of paved roads, 3.3 miles of sec- Over the past few years, Fort Meade and partner unitsondary roads, and about 1,300 buildings. There is a have worked with federal, state and local officials to es-modern post exchange mall, bank, credit union, post tablish partnerships and work together to developoffice, chapels, seven schools and many other facilities transportation options for workers and residents at Forton the installation. Whatever your interests — crafts, Meade.sports, movies — all are available on Fort Meade. Today Fort Meade commuters from Maryland and Vir-Directions to Fort Meade ginia can take advantage of peak-hour MARC rail serv-From Washington D.C.: Take Interstate 95 or I-295 N ice, car and van pools, post and METRO shuttle bustoward Baltimore to MD State Route 175 E. Follow 175 services and subscription bus services. These services,E until it turns into Annapolis Road. Follow the signs to combined with other programs such as Maryland’sthe Reece Road main gate. Be prepared to present Guaranteed Ride Home program and the National Cap-identification, vehicle registration and proof of insur- ital Region Mass Transportation Benefit Program areance at the gate. designed to help commuters better access mass trans-From Baltimore: Take Interstate 95 or I-295 S toward portation options and decrease traffic congestion byWashington, D.C. to MD State Route 175 E. Follow 175 finding ways to help take cars off roadways.E until it turns into Annapolis Road. Follow the signs to For more information about commuter options for get-the Reece Road main gate. Be prepared to present ting to and from Fort Meade, visit the Fort Meade pub-identification, vehicle registration and proof of insur- lic website/Transportation Demand Management atance at the gate. www.ftmeade.army.mil.From Annapolis: Take US 50/301 W to Interstate 97 N Train Stations and Airportstoward Baltimore. Take MD State Route 32 W towardOdenton/Fort Meade. Take MD State Route 175 W, Amtrak: The closest station to Fort Meade is the BWI Airport Rail Station. For more information, visit www.amtrak.com. MARC Train (Mass Transit): Visitors can travel to and from Baltimore or Washington D.C. by using the MARC train, a local commuter system available Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to midnight. The nearest MARC stations to Fort Meade are the BWI Rail Station or the Odenton Station. For more information, visit www.mtamaryland.com. Airport: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located in Anne Arundel County approximately 10 miles from post, and is the closest airport to Fort Meade. Other airports in the area include Dulles International Airport (Northern Virginia) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (Washington, D.C.). FORT MEADE HISTORY Named for Civil War hero Authorized by an Act of Congress in May 1917, Fort Meade was one of 16 cantonments built for troops8 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  9. 9. The Nation’s Preeminent Center for Information, Intelligence & Cyber 66th Infantry honored Joe with a military formation and a procession of tanks. Military trucks escorted Joe to a grave near one of the tank parks. World War II Fort Meade became a training center during World War II and its ranges and other facilities were used by more than 200 units and approximately 3,500,000 Soldiers between 1942 and 1946. The wartime peak of military personnel at Fort Meade was 70,000, in March 1945.drafted for the war with the Central Powers in Europe.The present Maryland site was selected June 23, 1917 Fort Meade was home to many services. The Cooksbecause of its close proximity to the railroad, Baltimore and Bakers School supplied bread for the entire postport and Washington D.C. The cost for construction (approximately 20,000 people, including families). Inwas $18 million and the land sold for $37 per acre in 1942, the Third Service Command opened the Special1917. The post was originally named Camp Meade for Services Unit Training Center, where Soldiers wereMaj. Gen. George Gordon Meade, whose victory at the trained in all phases of the entertainment field. Enter-Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 proved a major factor in tainers, musicians, and others involved in the enter-turning the tide of the Civil War in favor of the North. tainment industry, including swing-band leader GlennThe 5,400 acres of land on which Fort Meade sits was Miller served in Special Services.originally owned by Maj. Samuel Snowden, a Revolu- Fort Meade was also home to a number of German andtionary War hero. Italian prisoners of war. In Sept. 1943, a group of 1,632World War I Italian and 58 German prisoners arrived at Fort Meade.During World War I, more than 400,000 soldiers passed Some of those prisoners died during captivity and werethrough Fort Meade, a training site for three infantry di- buried on the installation.visions, three training battalions and one depot brigade.The post remount station collected over 22,000 horses The Cold War With the conclusion of World War II, Fort Meade re-and mules during this time. Maj. Peter F. Meade, a verted to peacetime activities. One key post-World Warnephew of Gen. Meade, was the officer in charge of the II event at Fort Meade was the transfer from Baltimore,remount station. The “Hello Girls” — women who on June 15, 1947, of the Second U.S. Army Headquar-served as bilingual telephone-switchboard operators in ters. This transfer brought an acceleration of post ac-the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I — were tivity, because Second Army Headquarters exercisedalso an important part of Fort Meade history. command over Army units throughout a seven-stateIn 1928, the post was designated Fort Leonard Wood, area. A second important development occurred Jan. 1,but Pennsylvania congressmen, angry at having the 1966, when the Second U.S. Army merged with Firstname of native son, George Meade removed, held up U.S. Army. The consolidated headquarters moved fromArmy appropriations until the Army agreed to name Fort Jay, N.Y. to Fort Meade to administer activities ofthe new permanent installation Fort George G. Meade, Army installations in a 15-state area.which it did on March 5, 1929. Modern EraTank Corps Joe In August 1990, Fort Meade began processing ArmyAround 1923, the famed tank riding dog Old Joe be- Reserve and National Guard units from several statesfriended soldiers who manned the 66th Infantry’s light for the presidential call-up in support of Operationtanks. Joe became the 66th Infantry’s official pet by Desert Shield. In addition to processing reserve andorder of the commanding officer of Fort Meade and ac- guard units, Fort Meade sent two of its own active-quired fame by becoming the Army’s only tank-riding duty units — the 85th Medical Battalion and thedog. Joe died in 1937 at the post hospital. The entire 519th Military Police Battalion — to Saudi Arabia. In www.ftmeade.army.mil 9
  10. 10. INTRODUCTION Future construction includes a new 24-hour shoppette, Post Exchange, Child Development Centers, golf course, youth sports complex, and a Veterans Admin- istration Center — the first ever to be constructed on a military post. Transportation infrastructure upgrades on post is also of primary importance. Already, upgrades to the Mapes/32 and Mapes/175 gates have been completed and will ease the traffic flow into and off of post, and additional construction is slated not only to other ac- cess gates but to major roads on post as well. Despite the rapid growth and transformation on the in- stallation, Fort Meade will continue to provide worldall, approximately 2,700 personnel from 42 units de- class service to a host of tenant organizations, partnerployed from Fort Meade during Operation Desert units, personnel and families.Shield/Desert Storm. FORT MEADE INSTALLATIONCONSTRUCTION CUSTOMER SERVICE PROGRAMSON FORT MEADE Installation Customer ServiceConstruction Hotline (301) 677-5480 or (301) 677-7911(301) 677-7600 (A recorded message with the The Plans, Analysis & Integration Office, Interactivelatest in construction detours and road closures.) Customer Evaluation, Employee Innovation Program,http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/pages/brac/brac_ Army Suggestion Program and Installation Customermain.html Service Program are programs designed to gather feed-Change, Growth, Transformation back about services and programs on Fort Meade.Fort Meade and the surrounding areas are in the midst Customer Feedbackof significant change, growth and transformation. In addition to Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE),Fort Meade is home to more than 95 tenant units, there are several other ways that stakeholders can givemany of which are expanding their presence on Fort feedback to leadership. All of the following offices areMeade. The National Security Agency, Defense Infor- available by voicemail 24 hours a day and are moni-mation School and the 902nd Military Intelligence tored Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.Group are three such organizations that are slated to • Employee Innovation Program (301) 677-1128grow both in personnel and occupancy on post.DINFOS alone will increase the size of its building by • Army Suggestion Program (301) 677-7125one-third and expand its annual student capacity to The ICE program is a web-based program designed to4,000. In addition, the newly established Cyber Com- gather feedback regarding more than 130 programsmand, headquartered on post, may add up to an addi- and services available on Fort Meade directly from thetional five thousand personnel. customers who use them. ICE users rank programs, al-With the addition of thousands of new employees, res- lowing directors to see how they are doing and whatidents, and family members, Fort Meade has been busy they need to do to improve. Questions, complaints,keeping pace with necessary upgrades to its infra- suggestions and comments are also accepted. Thesestructure. Miles of fiber optic cable have already been comments are reviewed by the installation commander.laid to improve communications and new water, sewer Visit ICE at http://ice.disa.mil and follow the link toand utility lines have been installed or upgraded to han- Army CONUS, then Fort Meade.dle personnel and resident growth.10 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  11. 11. The Nation’sU.S. ARMY GARRISON Preeminent Center for Information,Fort Meade’s structure is provided by the U.S. Army Intelligence & CyberInstallation Management Command which oversees allfacets of installation operations to include construction,family care, food management, environmental pro- IMCOM was launched to meet a number of objectives:grams, morale and well-being programs, public works, implement a standardization process so that Soldiers andand installation funding. The Military District of Wash- families can count on quality, consistent and uniform serv-ington provides the installations within its region real ices at all installations; streamline how installations re-time guidance, direction, and resources, and responds ceive money and ensure installation funds are used forto installation management requirements. installation services (as opposed to combat training or other missions); relieve warfighters and mission com-Fort Meade mirrors the visions of both IMCOM and manders of installation-related tasks so that they canMDW in order to ensure quality of life for those who focus on combat training and tactical-related issues; andlive, work and play on the installation. Improving every- support mission-readiness and execution. To learn moreday life for the community and customers of Fort about IMCOM visit www.imcom.army.mil/hq/.Meade is critical to providing a safe and secure envi-ronment. The installation is constantly improving its in-stallation infrastructure and facilities, technology and Military District of Washingtonenvironment to meet expanding mission requirements. The Military District of Washington is a leadership ex- tension of the Installation Management Command andInstallation Management Command provides real-time guidance, direction and assistance to Army garrisons located in the region.The Installation Management Command, a single or-ganization headquartered in San Antonio, with six re- The mission of the regional office is to guide, direct, en-gional offices worldwide, was implemented to reduce able and oversee assigned garrisons, assess and conveybureaucracy and apply a uniform business structure to resource requirements to IMCOM, and respond to in-manage U.S. Army installations. stallation management requirements. MDW also acts as a command and control headquarters relative to all base www.ftmeade.army.mil 11
  12. 12. SECTION 1 • GARRISONoperations, functions, contingency operations and crisis ceased Soldiers. Approval of AER funds is basedmanagement operations. MDW reviews and oversees on the need created by an emergency beyondresource allocations, interfaces with major commands the control of the Soldier. Assistance may be inand other services and implements IMCOM policies and the form of a loan, grant or combination thereof.programs. MDW also interact with Congressional dele- Educational scholarships are also available.gations when necessary. • Financial Readiness Program This program supports financial readiness by of-GARRISON SERVICES fering education and counseling. Emphasis is placed on skills such as money managementArmy Community Service techniques, proper use of credit, financial plan-830 Chisholm Ave. ning and budgeting. The goal of the F inancial(301) 677-5590 Readiness Program is to help families prevent fi-www.ftmeademwr.com nancial difficulties before they begin. Budget-Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. counseling may be either self-referred or command directed.Army Community Service offers a wide variety of pro-grams and services to the military community. All military This program is designed to help participants payidentification card holders and Department of Defense off debts by working with their creditors. Recordscivilian employees are eligible to receive assistance and are considered to be confidential and protectedenroll in ACS programs and classes. for those who are self-referred. Program mem- bers also advocate for clients who have consumer • Army Emergency Relief complaints by attempting to negotiate workable www.aerhq.org solutions between the consumer and the vendor. Army Emergency Relief plays a unique and im- Individual counseling sessions may be scheduled portant role in helping the Army ‘‘Take care of for advice on consumer issues. its own.” AER is a private, nonprofit organization • Information, Referral and Follow-up that provides emergency financial assistance to active duty and retired Soldiers and their family This program provides comprehensive informa- members and the spouses and orphans of de- tion regarding military and civilian community re- sources. Follow-up services are provided for those who have long-term needs. • Mobilization and Deployment Readiness Army life often means separation. Whether the first experience, or one of many, separation is never easy. Having some sort of support system is essential, whether it’s a family readiness group, a social group or a friend. Talking to someone and staying busy may help pass the time more quickly. The Soldier Readiness Pro- gram assists units and family members prepare for a deployment.12 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  13. 13. The Nation’sLODGING Preeminent Center for Information, Intelligence & CyberAbrams Hall – Main Check-InBuilding 2793, Hawkins Dr.(410) 674-7700 or (301) 677-5660 Brett HallDSN: 622-5660 or 6529 4707 Ruffner RoadOpen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; There are 190 single-occupancy quarters for temporaryAll facilities are non-smoking. duty assignments, visiting officer and visiting enlistedAbrams Hall (family quarters) provides temporary hous- personnel. Forty-four of the units are suites, which con-ing for active duty and retired military personnel, their tain a bedroom, living room and private bath. Fifty-fivefamilies, and official guests for up to 30 days. Other el- units are single occupancy with a private bath and 91igible personnel are authorized for up to seven days, units are single rooms with shared baths.and may request an extension on a space-availablebasis. The facility consists of 54 rental units with a com-mon-use kitchen, laundry and vending machine room. Kuhn Hall – Distinguished Visitor QuartersReservations are accepted and confirmed up to 90 days 4415 Llewellyn Roadprior to arrival. Pets are not authorized. Kuhn Hall contains seven distinguished visitor quarters, each with one or two bedrooms, a living room, private bath, and kitchen or kitchenette. Priority of room as- signment is based primarily on category of personnel and date of application. IN PROCESSING Start Right Day One Building 2234, Huber Ave. (301) 677-4151 The Fort Meade Start Right Program is a two-day process for newly-assigned service members coming to Fort Meade. Day One is designated as an Army day, held Mondays or Tuesdays, when Soldiers receive a dental screening and in-process the military personnel office, finance and other Army-related activities. Army days begin at 8:45 a.m. in Bldg. 2234, Room 4 in the basement. Soldiers should bring a 201 File, any receipts for finance and a dental record. Start Right - Joint Service Building 2481, Ernie Pyle Road Start Right Day Two of in-processing is the joint service day and is held on Wednesdays. Day Two is designated for service members and their families. The morning ses- sions begin at 7:45 a.m. in Bldg. 2481, Ernie Pyle Road. Soldiers should bring medical records. During this ses- sion, service members receive a welcome from the in- stallation commander and briefings about the Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center, Tricare, and United www.ftmeade.army.mil 13
  14. 14. SECTION 1 • GARRISONConcordia. During a working lunch, service members www.belvoir.army.mil/jppsowa. The local officeand their family members who are enrolled in Tricare is located at Bldg. 2234, on the intersection ofPrime and have Kimbrough listed as their primary care Huber and Pepper Roads and is available by call-provider, receive a briefing about healthy lifestyles. The ing (301) 677-9639 Mondays to Fridays fromafternoon session consists of briefings about programs 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.available to service members and their families, such asChild and Youth Services; Family and Morale, Welfareand Recreation; Army Community Service; and the Res- RELOCATIONidential Community Initiative Program. READINESS PROGRAM The Relocation Readiness Program supports militaryHOUSEHOLD GOODS personnel and their families as they relocate. The pro- gram includes education and training opportunities, • Baggage and Household Goods such as pre- and post-move briefings, orientations and The Fort Meade Personal Property Office will as- workshops, overseas orientations, pre-deployment sist with questions pertaining to movement of briefings, cross-cultural training and destination services. outbound and inbound household goods ship- ACS also has a lending closet which maintains limited ments via the Joint Personal Property Shipping household items for newly assigned families to borrow Office, Fort Belvoir, Va. at (800) 762-7186 or on- while household goods are in transit. Other relocation line at www.belvoir.army.mil/jppsowa. services include support for waiting families, prepara- • Fort Meade Personal Property Office tion and planning assistance before and during the transfer, and cultural adaptation classes upon request. Personnel on post expecting baggage or household goods shipments, even if their shipment has arrived, Sponsor training is offered to train unit representa- should call the Joint Personal Property Shipping Of- tives to be effective sponsors for incoming person- fice to complete delivery arrangements. Be pre- nel. Information about major military installations pared to provide a delivery address, daytime and worldwide, including Fort Meade, is available online after hours telephone number. You can also request at www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil. For more informa- to arrange delivery by visiting the website, tion, call (301) 677-5590; from Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.14 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  15. 15. The Nation’sPOST ACCESS Preeminent Center for Information,A Department of Defense decal on privately owned ve- Intelligence & Cyberhicles is no longer a requirement to access Fort Meade.All privately-owned vehicles driven onto Fort Meade mum, visitors should be prepared to present a valid dri-are required to be licensed, registered, inspected and ver’s license and vehicle registration documents wheninsured according to state and local laws. Vehicles en- entering the installation.tering the post are subject to a 100 percent identifica-tion check and all vehicles are subject to inspection by There is also no requirement for one-day visitors toFort Meade Force Protection personnel. enter the Visitor Control Center on Reece Road; visi- tors should proceed directly to the Vehicle InspectionDepartment of Defense ID card holders are only re- Station when entering the installation for a specialquired to show a Common Access Card (CAC), military event or meeting. To get to the Vehicle Inspection Sta-identification card, or other approved access creden- tion, take the first right after entering at Reece Road,tial issued by the Fort Meade Visitor Center to enter follow the road through the parking lot and to the ad-the installation. Visitors who do not have a CAC, mili- joining perimeter road to the Vehicle Inspection Sta-tary ID or approved access credential must access the tion. Visitors (non-DoD ID card holders) that attempt toinstallation using the main gate at Reece Road and enter any other gate will be redirected to Reece Road.Maryland State Route 175. Reece Road is the only vis-itor access gate to Fort Meade. All other gates are des- Contractors, Personal Service Providers, volunteers, andignated for Department of Defense identification card other individuals conducting legitimate business on theholders or other approved access credentials. installation may receive an extended access credential and Vehicle Pass when properly sponsored by an au-Those who are not DoD affiliated personnel must have thorized individual, organization or resident. Individu-a valid purpose for entering the installation. At a mini- www.ftmeade.army.mil 15
  16. 16. SECTION 1 • GARRISONals requiring access in excess of 30 days, to include con- section of the Directorate of Emergency Services withintractors or other service providers, must submit appro- 72 hours after establishing residency on Fort Meade.priate documents to the Visitor Center through their Proof of ownership is required for registration. Individ-sponsoring organization or activity. uals living in family housing, bachelor enlisted quarters, or bachelor officer quarters may store firearms and am-For more information regarding post access call the Vis- munition in their quarters. Firearms and other projectileitor Control Center at (301) 677-1064 or 1065, Mon- firing weapons stored in quarters are required to be un-day to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. loaded and secured in a locked container (such as a gun cabinet, lockable closet, or gun case) or have a trigger-Temporary Vehicle Passes locking or action-blocking device on the weapon.(301) 677-1064 or 1065 Firearms and projectile firing weapons that cannot be stored in this manner should be stored in a designatedTemporary vehicle passes, up to 45 days, are issued for arms room. Ammunition will be stored separately fromthose who are unable to register a vehicle permanently the container in which the firearm or weapon is stored.(i.e. temporary registration, vehicle registration not in Lost or stolen weapons should be reported to the Di-driver’s name, rental car). rectorate of Emergency Services immediately.Maryland Vehicle Registration EMPLOYMENT SERVICESFor information about registering a vehicle in the stateof Maryland, visit the Maryland Motor Vehicle Admin-istration website at www.mva.state.md.us. Employment Readiness Program 830 Chisholm Ave.A valid driver’s license, identification card, current ve- (301) 677-5590hicle registration and proof of insurance that shows www.ftmeademwr.comdates of coverage, policy number and VIN are required. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Employment Readiness Program assists thoseWeapons Registration seeking employment by providing information and re-(301) 677-1064 or 1065 ferral services in the areas of employment, education,Individuals living on Fort Meade must register their pri- training, transition, and volunteer opportunities. Thevately-owned firearms with the weapons registration primary purpose of the program is to assist eligible fam- ily members who are relo- cating as a result of a military or civilian sponsor’s permanent change of sta- tion. The office provides in- formation and services necessary to meet the chal- lenges of military life. Computers with Internet ac- cess, a fax machine and copier are available for job seekers to use at no cost. Employment Readiness also maintains an up-to-date job bank and offers a variety of16 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  17. 17. The Nation’s Preeminent Center for Information, Intelligence & Cyber Army Career and Alumni Program 2234 Huber Road, Room 011 (301) 677-9871 acap.meade@serco-na.com www.acap.army.mil The Army Career and Alumni Program delivers a world class transition program for America’s Army that em- powers service members to make informed career de- cisions through benefits counseling and employment assistance. ACAP provides mandatory pre-separation counseling, which results in the completion of job assistance serv- ices to transitioning Soldiers, including the Transition Assistance Program, seminars, computer tools and re- sources and one-on-one counseling. ACAP offers an organized and comprehensive system to assist Soldiers and their family members as well as those retiring from the military. Retirees and their family members should begin using the program no later than 24 months from retirement. Separating Soldiers and their family members should begin using the program no later than 12 months from their end-of-service date.job skill classes including resume writing, federal em-ployment, interviewing, career exploration and other Civilian Personnel Advisory Centeremployment-related topics. 4432 Llewellyn Ave. (301) 677-6526 www.cpol.army.milArmy Volunteer Corps Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.830 Chisholm Ave.(301) 677-5590 The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center services morewww.ftmeademwr.com than 1500 Department of the Army appropriated fundMonday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. civilian employees. The center has program responsi- bilities for recruitment, position management and clas-The Army Volunteer Corps is designed to promote vol- sification, organizational restructuring; labor andunteerism to help meet the needs of the community. management-employee relations, personnel systemsThe Army Volunteer Corps coordinator assists commu- management and worker’s compensation. The Spousenity agencies to recruit and train volunteers. The Corps Preference Program is also administered by the CPAC.coordinator maintains a bank of volunteer positions on The majority of positions filled are in the competitiveand off the installation, reviews interest and abilities service. Individuals seeking job opportunities may applyand recommends possible placement. at www.armycivilianservice.com or visit the CPAC for additional job information. www.ftmeade.army.mil 17
  18. 18. SECTION 1 • GARRISON Nonappropriated Fund Human Resources Office 4432 Llewellyn Ave. (301) 677-6660 or 7273 www.cpol.army.mil. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Nonappropriated Fund Human Resources office offers services for all personnel. NAF activities are con- cerned with the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation as- pects of the military community. The NAF human resources office offers jobs for NAF employment and is an integral part of the community. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible for NAF employment opportunities if they meet job qualifications and possess an alien registration card (Form 551). In addition, service members can be employed after military duty hours in flexible or regular part-time positions (evenings and weekends) with an ap- plication of approval from their commanding officer. INSTALLATION SERVICES Defense Military Pay Office 2234 Huber Road, 1st Floor (301) 677-5071 Reviews (301) 677-5275 Customer Service (301) 677-7766 or 7059Maryland State Employment Office Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; (closedState of Maryland Department of Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)Labor Licensing and RegulationsAnne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation The Defense Military Pay office provides timely and ac-Anne Arundel One Stop Career Center-Fort Meade curate support to Soldiers and tenant units located both4432 Llewellyn Ave. on and off the installation. Additionally, DMPO handles(410) 674-5240 death gratuity payments and cash collections for Sol-www.mwejobs.com diers whose beneficiaries are located within the local area. Appointments for retirements and in- and out-The State of Maryland, Department of Labor, Licensing processing should be made through a unit’s personneland Regulations, Anne Arundel County Workforce De- service noncommissioned officer from the servicevelopment Corporation and the Anne Arundel One member’s unit.Stop Career Center-Fort Meade provide client-orientedinnovative workforce solutions throughout the state ofMaryland for residents and businesses. First Term Airmen Center 8470 Zimborski Ave.The One-Stop Career Centers are collaborative efforts (301) 677-6748of the State of Maryland, Department of Labor, Licens- Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.ing and Regulations, Anne Arundel County WorkforceDevelopment Corporation, the Division of Rehabilita- The First Term Airmen Center facilitates Airmen whotion Services and other partners. transition from their initial training to Fort Meade. The center provides a solid foundation of base and ancillaryThe Anne Arundel One Stop Career Center-Fort Meade training programs and briefings in order to prepare firstprovides employment services to business organizations term Airmen.as well as military, veterans, non-veterans, federal em-ployee and military dependents seeking employment.18 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  19. 19. The Nation’sIdentification Cards/ Preeminent CenterDefense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System for Information,2234 Huber Road Intelligence & CyberCustomer service (301) 677-9586Wait time estimate (301) 677-3342Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. a general power of attorney to act on the spon-Closed 1st Thursday of each month, 7:30 a.m. sor’s behalf or if the family member has a veri-to 12 p.m. for training. Effective Jan. 7, 2012, fied DD Form 1172 less than 90 days old signedID Card Section will open the 1st Saturday of by a verifying identification card agent and theevery month, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. sponsor. Identification cards may be renewed 90 days prior to the expiration date.Common Access Cards are issued on a walk-in basisand are not issued after 1 p.m. Family members older than 18 must provide two forms of valid and unexpired identification, suchTo schedule an appointment for family member or re- as a driver’s license, passport, Social Securitytiree identification cards, visit https://es.cac.navy.mil/ card, voter’s registration card, birth certificate orsignup.pl. citizenship card. The primary identification mustDocuments needed to get ID card be a photo identification. • Family • Contractors Family members must be accompanied by the Contractors must be in the Contractor Verification sponsor in order to receive an identification card. System in order to be issued an identification The only exception is if the family member has card. www.ftmeade.army.mil 19
  20. 20. SECTION 1 • GARRISON verifying whether the dependent’s medical inca- pacitation is permanent or temporary, retirement order (if applicable), letter from the Social Secu- rity office verifying whether the child is receiving Social Security benefits, and if so, the Social Se- curity number the benefits are received under. Child, age 21 to 23: must be enrolled in college as a full-time student. A letter on school letter- head from the school registrar’s office certifying full-time enrollment and anticipated date of graduation is required. • Active Duty • Reserve/National Guardsman Expired cards: Soldiers will need their previ- A DD Form 214 can be used if it reflects the re- ously-issued active duty identification card and serve obligation date. Enlistment contract, ex- extension or reenlistment documents. tension or oath of office is also required. Grade change: promotion order. • 100-Percent disabled veteran MP confiscation: DA Form 4137 (Evidence of A letter from the Veterans Administration stating property custody document). the applicant is 100-percent disabled is required. Lost ID card: E-4 and below must have a coun- The letter must state whether the DAV is sched- seling statement. uled for future exams. A DD 214 and Social Se- curity card are required. • Retiree • Individual Ready Reserve Retirement order or DD Form 214. Enlistment contract and assignment commis-Documents needed to add the following family sioning oath.members to DEERS • Department of Defense civilian employee • Spouse Requires two forms of identification and an AKO Original, court-certified copy or photocopy of account e-mail address or government e-mail marriage certificate that reflects the file number, address. Social Security card, and government-issued photo identification. • Civilian Contractor • Children Requires two forms of identification and an AKO account e-mail address or government e-mail Under age 21: Children must be at least 10 years address. of age to be issued an identification card with the exception of dual military and single military serv- • Parent/Parent-in-Law Dependency ice members’ children. Original, court-certified Dependency determination can be made for a copy or photocopy of the birth certificate with a child 21 years of age or older who is incapaci- file number and Social Security card are required. tated, or for parents or parent-in-laws, provided Illegitimate Children: Male service member must the sponsor supports at least 50 percent of the provide the court order establishing paternity, or family member’s living expenses. an approved dependency determination packet, Parent/Parent-in-Law: DD Form 137-3, which the child’s birth certificate and the Social Secu- can be obtained from the ID card section, spon- rity card. sor’s birth certificate if it is the sponsor’s parent. Incapacitated child 21 years of age or older: DD If it is a parent-in-law, the spouse’s birth certifi- Form 137-5, which can be obtained from the ID cate and marriage certificate is required. If the Card Section, birth certificate, medical statement parent has medical problems, a medical state-20 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  21. 21. The Nation’s ment is required. If the sponsor is retired, re- Preeminent Center tirement orders or DD Form 214 is required in for Information, addition to the other documents. Intelligence & Cyber • Newborns All newborns must be added to DEERS. A copy force to reach resolution. The goal is to help protect the of the birth certificate or report of birth and a community by integrating risk management into all as- Social Security card is required. pects of mission and leader development. Installation Safety Office driver’s training coursesInspector General and programs219 Chisholm Ave. Accident Avoidance Course for service members, DoD(301) 677-7393/2803 civilians, and contractors: This is a standardized courseMonday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. that addresses driving behavior for all those who driveThe Fort Meade Inspector General office inquires into Army-owned or leased vehicles and includes risk miti-matters that concern the community at the direction of gation. It is available on the Army Knowledge Onlinethe installation commander. Soldiers, family members Learning Management server.and Department of Defense civilians may also request to • Intermediate Driver’s Training: This coursemeet confidentially with the Inspector General. builds on the themes introduced during the In- troductory Course that some attend during BasicInstallation Safety Office Training or AIT and provides expanded opportu-(301) 677-2396 nity for class interaction and discussion. All Sol- diers younger than 26 may attend.The Installation Safety office manages 26 safety pro-grams including the command’s safety and occupational • Local Traffic Hazards Course II: This course ishealth programs. The office supports the commander by designed for personnel who are new to Fortidentifying safety problems that affect post readiness. Meade and unaware of local driving hazards.When safety problems are identified, safety profession- Students will learn relevant information aboutals work with the commander, directors and the work- conditions to help reduce crashes and fatalities. www.ftmeade.army.mil 21
  22. 22. SECTION 1 • GARRISON Soldiers, DoD civilians, and family members, and Internal Review & Audit Compliance Office anyone who is TDY to Fort Meade for 30 days or (301) 677-2188 or 2189 more may attend. The Internal Review and Audit Compliance office pro- • Motorcycle Safety Training: Training is for ac- vides the installation commander with an independent tive-duty personnel, their dependents, military and objective evaluation of operations and related in- reservists and National Guard, retired military, ternal controls. IRAC also provides an audit liaison to DoD civilian employees, and DoD contractors. external audit agencies such as the U.S. Army Audit Active-duty military personnel have priority. De- Agency, Department of Defense Inspector General and pendents of civilian employees are not eligible. the U.S. General Accounting Office. • Motorcycle Mentorship Program: This pro- gram enables leaders to mentor Soldier motor- Staff Judge Advocate cycle drivers. Using this concept, the Air Force 4217 Roberts Ave. reduced motorcycle fatalities by 50 percent on (301) 677-9576 or 9262 installations on which this program was imple- Fax (301) 677-9694 mented. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Basic Rider Course: This is a motorcycle rider The Fort Meade Office of the Staff Judge Advocate pro- course designed for novice riders who hold a vides timely legal advice, service and support to the learner’s permit and have a motorcycle. Any command and staff of Fort Meade and any tenant-part- service member or DoD civilian who wants to ner unit. In addition, the office provides legal services operate a motorcycle on post must attend. and preliminary legal advice to active-duty and retired service members, their family members and other in- • Experienced Rider Course: This is a motorcy- dividuals entitled to receive legal assistance in the area. cle riding course designed for the licensed mo- torcyclist who wants to sharpen skills. Any • Administration (301) 677-9200 Soldier or DoD civilian who does not have a valid The administration section of the OSJA is vital. MSF card and wants to operate his or her mo- Staff provides direct automation, equipment, torcycle on post must attend. supply and human resource support to all of the • Military Sport Bike Rider Course: This is a legal divisions within OSJA. They do not assist motorcycle rider course designed for military clients with legal matters, but will direct cus- sport bike riders with a motorcycle license, sport tomers to the appropriate office. bike and who have previously completed a basic • Chief Legal NCO (301) 677-9712 or experienced rider course. • Legal Assistance Branch Bldg. 4217, Suite 120 (301) 677-9504 or 9536 Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Notary and Powers of Attorney available for walk-ins. Attorney consultations by ap- pointment only. The Legal Assistance Branch of the OSJA pro- vides legal assistance to active duty and retired military personnel and their family members. At- torneys are available to assist in a number of areas, including: • Adoptions • Custody and name changes • Article 138 and 139 (UCMJ) complaints • Divorce and separation22 FORT MEADE 2012 POST GUIDE & TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
  23. 23. The Nation’s • Immigration and naturalization Preeminent Center • Insurance for Information, • Officer and enlisted efficiency report appeals Intelligence & Cyber • Paternity, child and spousal support • Reports of survey and line-of-duty some tenant activities. During the past few determinations years, civilian and military personnel have been • Sales contracts and leases required to attend face-to-face ethics training by a designated ethics counselor. The PAL Branch • Taxation administers the program and provides the re- • Wills quired training. • Landlord/tenant disputes • Tax Assistance (Seasonal) • SCRA 4217 Roberts Ave., Room 140• Claims Branch (301) 677-9762 4217 Roberts Ave., Suite 100 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (301) 677-9960 or 9898 Appointments preferred Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Other hours by appointment only. Plans, Analysis and Integration Office Claims for damage to household goods or vehi- 4216 Roberts Ave., Suite 5020 cles under a government-sponsored shipment (301) 677-7911 should be filed in the claims office. A DD Form The Plans, Analysis, and Integration Office is the garri- 1840 indicating the loss or damage to household son commanders advisor and focal point for strategy goods must be brought to the claims office execution, situational awareness and operational and within 70 days of receipt of shipment. No ap- management performance for the installation. The of- pointment is necessary. Claims personnel will fice oversees and integrates action plans across the gar- help process the claim. rison enterprise into a strategic action plan while• Trial Defense Service integrating sustainability throughout the installation. 4217 Roberts Ave., Suite 300 (301) 677-9218 Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The U.S. Army Trial Defense Service provides rep- resentation and counseling to active duty and ac- tive Guard and Reserve military service members as authorized by Army regulation or as directed by the chief, U.S. Army Trial Defense Service. Pri- mary duties of the defense counsel include rep- resenting Soldiers in courts-martial, administrative separation boards, Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice counseling, and other proceed- ings. Clients are seen by appointment only.• Procurement and Administrative Law Branch 4217 Roberts Ave., Suite 220 (301) 677-9174 Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The PAL Branch of the OSJA handles a wide va- riety of contract law, labor law, environmental law, real estate law, ethic and military installa- tion law for both installation directorates and www.ftmeade.army.mil 23

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