Cast in France of high bronze alloy, circa 1725, the sunburst design was the official crest of Louis XV. This 10 inch mortar was sent to America as part of the French support of the American Revolution. It saw service at the Siege of Yorktown, . . . — — Map (db m19628) HM
[Insignia and motto of the 29th ID]: "29 Let's Go!"
Mobilized at Fort George G. Meade, February 1941; comprised of Army National Guard units from Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania. Trained vigorously . . . — — Map (db m17112) HM
Soldiers of the 85th Med Bn are recognized for their dedication and service while at Fort Meade. The Battalion's campaigns include Rhineland and Central Europe during WWII and Southwest Asia in 1991. In September 1992, the Battalion was transferred . . . — — Map (db m19630) HM
As the Cold War intensified in the late 1940s, security of the nation's Capital became a major concern of Defense Department planners. To protect the Capital, a ring of conventional and nuclear weapons was established around Washington, D.C. As part . . . — — Map (db m19643) HM
Named in honor of the officers and men of the Third Cavalry who captured the Castle of Chapultepec, Mexico, 1847
"Brave Rifles - Veterans" - Winfield Scott, General, U.S. Army
Placed here by the officers and men of the Third Armored . . . — — Map (db m19646) HM
When German troops attacked Poland on September 1, 1939, all hope of peace in Europe vanished. This crisis caused the United States to accelerate its preparations for possible war.
By late 1940 an Emergency Construction Program was underway at . . . — — Map (db m19638) HM
[Panel 1:] The EA-3B Skywarrior was in service for more than three decades in the U.S. Navys secret reconnaissance war against the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. Conceived at the dawn of th Cold War as an aircraft carrier-based nuclear . . . — — Map (db m17025) HM
With the signing of the armistice ending World War I, the overseas orders of Dwight David Eisenhower were canceled. Instead, he was transferred from Command of Camp Colt, the Army's Tank Training Center in Gettysburg, PA, to Camp Meade, Maryland. . . . — — Map (db m19655) HM
In 1934, Hodges Hall was built as the post headquarters. From its position on the south end of the post parade ground, it offered an impressive view of events. The design of the building mirrors the central block of Doughoregan Manor, the home of . . . — — Map (db m19686) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m19695) HM
George Gordon Meade was born on December 31, 1815, during his parents temporary residence in Cadiz, Spain. After arriving in the United States, he attended boarding schools in Philadelphia and Baltimore. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, . . . — — Map (db m17010) HM
On September 2, 1958 Soviet MIG Fighters shot down United States Air Force C-130 #60528 over Armenia.
This memorial is dedicated in memory of the seventeen airmen who perished that day, and their Armed Forces compatriots who were killed, . . . — — Map (db m2923) HM
In 1917, Captain George S. Patton, Jr., sailed to France to join the staff of General John J. Pershing.
In November of that year he was detailed to the Tank Corps and attended the course at the French Tank School. Patton participated in the . . . — — Map (db m19697) HM
When Camp Meade was established in 1917, a detachment of the Medical Department of the Army was one of the first organizations to report for duty. The original hospital occupied a large group of frame buildings in the northwest area of the camp . . . — — Map (db m19698) HM
In compliance with instructions contained in a letter from Adjutant General of the Army, dated March 17, 1924, a School for Bakers and Cooks was established at Camp Meade in April of that year. Throughout its existence at the post, the school's . . . — — Map (db m19702) HM
December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes
Dedicated to the Gallant and Victorious Men and Women of the United States Army who participated in The Battle of the Bulge
This enormous and . . . — — Map (db m19631) HM
In the summer of 1918 the Franklin Cantonment, a Signal Corps Camp of Instruction, opened within 1 mile of the original Camp Meade. This 400-acre camp housed 11,000 men and women (19 battalions) in 599 structures. The Franklin Cantonment had its own . . . — — Map (db m19656) HM
When Great Britain introduced tank warfare to the battlefields of World War I, the face of battle changed forever. By providing support to infantry attacks, the usefulness of tanks was proven. For this reason, on January 26, 1918, Brigadier General . . . — — Map (db m19703) HM
Named for Marylander Colonel William D. Tipton, Tipton Army Airfield was constructed in 1960 to replace a smaller airstrip operating since 1938 near the present Post Exchange and Commissary complex.
COL Tipton served in both World Wars. During . . . — — Map (db m19704) HM
In memory of the men who gave their lives on June 8, 1967 in support of our freedom and happiness while serving aboard the U.S.S. Liberty (AGTR-5).
LCDR P.M Armstrong, USN
LT J.C. Pierce, USN
LT S.S. Toth, USN
CTC M.D. Smith, USN
CTC . . . — — Map (db m19705) WM
Dedicated September 14, 1986 to commemorate the Becentennial of the Annapolis Convention, September 11-14, 1786.
Delaware, New York, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Commission on the Bicentennial of the Constitution of the United . . . — — Map (db m19629) HM
[Top of marker includes a logo with image of U.S. M1917/Renault FT17 light tank]
When the original Camp Meade cantonment area was built in 1917, it covered what are now the Fort Meade Golf Courses. Construction began on July 2, 1917, at . . . — — Map (db m17009) HM