Fort George G. Meade: The First 100 Years

by M L Doyle, Sherry A Kuiper, Benjamin D Rogers (Designed by)



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ISBN-13: 9780692978993
Publisher: The Fort Meade Alliance, Inc.
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 887,480
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

M. L. Doyle has served in the U.S. Army at home and abroad for more than three decades as both a soldier and civilian. Mary is the author of "I'm Still Standing; From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen - My Journey Home (Touchstone, 2010) which was nominated for an NAACP Image award. Her mystery, The Peacekeeper's Photograph, won the Bronze Medal in the Independent Publisher Awards and won The Rebecca Reads Choice Award. The books, The Sapper's Plot, and The General's Ambition, round out the indie published Master Sgt. Harper mystery series. She has also penned, The Bonding Spell, the first book in an urban fantasy series, an adult romance series, is the co-author of the memoir, A Promise Fulfilled (Cleckley Enterprises, 2013) and has authored multiple novellas and short stories which appear in a variety of publications.
Mary currently works as the Chief of Media Relations in the Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs office and served as principle editor for this project.

Sherry Kuiper came to Fort George G. Meade as a Media Relations Specialist after spending 12 years working as a TV news producer. Kuiper earned her bachelor's degree in Communications from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2004. She is currently working on her Master's Degree from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Kuiper is the author of "Images of America: Around Picture Rocks", a history of her hometown, Picture Rocks, PA. She has been recognized for volunteering as a Docent at the National Infantry Museum in Fort Benning, GA. Kuiper prides herself in being a member of the Ann Arundel Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution which focuses on historical preservation, education and patriotism.

Benjamin D. Rogers is a 5th generation artist originally from California. Ben has lived in North Carolina, Belgium and now Maryland. He joined the Army in 1999 where he served as a paratrooper in the 82nd ABN DIV at Fort Bragg, NC. He deployed to Iraq in 2003 (OIF 1) and was honorably discharged from the military in 2005 where he then began his pursuit in an education in the arts and he began working for the Army as a civilian. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Communications from UMUC. Ben has worked for the Fort Meade Garrison since 2015 and serves as the Visual Information Manager, creating visual content for the community in support of Fort Meade Garrison mission.

Table of Contents

  • Forward
  • Who Was George G. Meade
  • World War I Years
  • The Beginning of Everything Meade
  • The Land
  • The First Meade Arrive
  • Camp Meade The Melting Pot
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • When Women Join The Cause
  • The "Hello Girls" At Fort Meade
  • Camp Franklin
  • Camp Laurel
  • Ephiphany Chapel and Church House
  • Odenton
  • Remount Station 304
  • Heroic Pigeons
  • African American Soldiers need African American Doctors
  • Medical Care on Fort Meade
  • Restoring History: The 314th Cabin
  • Camp Meade and Fort McHenry
  • Val Browning
  • a Soldiers Answer to Flander's Field
  • The First Tank Casualty
  • Five of Hearts: WWI Tank Crewed by Heros
  • Namesake: Streets Named for WWI Losses
  • Namesake: Samuel Frazier Reece (Reece Road)
  • Namesake: William Clifford Rock (Rock Avenue)
  • Namesake: Robert Cornelius Llewellyn (Llewellyn Avenue)
  • Namesake: Captain Mathew English (English Avenue)
  • Between The Wars
  • More Deadly Than War
  • Cooks and Bakers School
  • A Stove to Remember
  • America's First Tank Unit
  • Letter to Mom
  • Letter From Patton to Rockenback
  • Citizen Soldiers
  • Eisenhower at Camp Meade
  • Paving the way for the Interstate
  • Excerpts From a Tanker's Story
  • Salvage for Victory
  • Roles for Women Grow
  • Tank Corps Joe
  • Leonard Wood to Meade
  • The Tank Destroyer Force
  • World War II Years
  • Fort Meade in 1940
  • Fort Meade Durring WWII
  • My Only Plea
  • The 29th Division
  • 741st Tank Battalion
  • Building Morale
  • Units that Make Us Proud
  • Meade Prisoners of War
  • The U-boat Commander
  • When Amore Freed the POW
  • Women Join the Fight
  • Confessions of a POW
  • The Cold War
  • The National Security Agency
  • The Move
  • Over the Decades
  • The National Cryptologic Museum and National Vigilance Park
  • Fort Meade Goes Hollywood
  • Operation Gyroscope
  • Army Air Defense
  • The Rogue Nike Incident
  • Scrapbook Memories
  • The Sixties and Vietnam
  • First Army
  • Women's Rights for Wac's
  • Pease, Love and the 6th ACR
  • A 40-Year Experience
  • He Modeled Them All
  • I Want to be a Soldier
  • Kelly Pool to Burba Lake
  • The Eighties and Nineties
  • Soldiers with Red Nameplates
  • Dedication of Constitution Park
  • An Intersection of Service at Fort Meade
  • Musings from the Airfield
  • Hollywood's Here Again
  • An MI Soldier's Legacy
  • Prison Cell Doors Close for the Last Time
  • Women Under fire
  • Masters of the Hunt
  • Gulf War
  • The Garrison Prepares for War
  • Desert Shield: Units Prepare to Deploy
  • Media on the Battlefield
  • On the Home Front
  • Homecoming of 519th MPs
  • Global War on Terror
  • From Open to Closed
  • Remembering Sept. 11
  • Fort Meade Housing History
  • Alice Wins a Kitchen Appliance
  • Rookie
  • Busy Courtroom
  • Golfing at Meade
  • Master Sgt. Robert "Pitt" Pittman (Ret.)
  • Cyber Space and The Future
  • Brac to Brac
  • Fort Meade's Buildings Honor Heros
  • The Next 100 Years
  • In Memory Of
  • Contributors
  • Sources
  • Index

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