There are 3 US Army bases located in the state of Maryland.
Aberdeen Proving Ground is an army base in Maryland was established as a proving ground in October 20, 1917, soon after the US entered World War 1. It was one of the first proving grounds for the US Army. From World War One to World War Two, Aberdeen Proving Ground proved to be a very important...
Fort Detrick is a U.S. Army Medical Command center in Maryland. It started as the home for the U.S. Army Biological Warfare Laboratories (USBWL) in 1943. For the next couple decades, it would serve as home for some of the United State's chemical warfare testing.
First established in 1917, Fort Meade was named for General George Meade, a commander in the Union Army during the Civil War. When it was first opened it was named Camp Annapolis Junction and sat on roughly 19,000 acres. Shortly after opening in 1917, it was renamed Camp Admiral then Camp George Gordon Meade.