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Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maj. Gen. Ralph H. Van Deman

 
 
Maj. Gen. Ralph H. Van Deman Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 7, 2008
1. Maj. Gen. Ralph H. Van Deman Marker
Inscription.  In honored memory of Maj. Gen. Ralph H. Van Deman, father of modern U.S. Military Intelligence. Born September 3, 1865. Died January 22, 1952.

On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Corps of Intelligence Police - the U.S. Army's first counter intelligence organization - August 13, 1917.

Presented by the National Counter Intelligence Corps Association, August 13, 1967. "We pledge ourselves ever to hold high his ideals and to follow in his path."
 
Erected 1967 by National Counter Intelligence Corps Association.
 
Location. 39° 5.894′ N, 76° 44.428′ W. Marker is in Fort Meade, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Cooper Road 0.3 miles south of Mapes Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort George G Meade MD 20755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 29th Infantry Division, United States Army (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hodges Hall (about 800 feet away); Dedicated to all American Ex-Prisoners of War (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Van Deman Hall image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 7, 2008
2. Van Deman Hall
The Battle of the Bulge (approx. 0.2 miles away); 18th Century French Mortar (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General George G. Meade (approx. 0.2 miles away); White Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Post Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Meade.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 964 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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