Fort Detrick

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Doctor Strives To Save Lives Of Combatants

Col. Dallas Hack works to save lives on the battlefield, even though he is thousands of miles from any combat arena.


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Fort Detrick Receives US Grants For Brain Research

Fort Detrick is receiving $100 million in federal grants to fund research into post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.


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Group Seeks Frederick, Fort Detrick Agreement

A watchdog organization wants Fort Detrick and the City of Frederick to agree on a time frame in which elected officials would be notified about emergencies on the post.


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Army Post Has No Plans For Contamination Warnings

The chief environmental officer for Fort Detrick says the Army has no plans to post signs warning of potential chemical contamination in surface water.



Solar Panels Planned At Fort Detrick In Md.

Army officials say they hope to reduce Fort Detrick’s reliance on the electrical grid by installing solar panels on an undeveloped part of the installation in Frederick.


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GI Guilty Of Rape For Not Stopping Molestation

A soldier from Fort Detrick has been sentenced by a court-martial judge to eight years in military prison for failing to stop her husband from molesting her 8-year-old daughter.



Fort Detrick Incinerators Run Afoul Of Md. Regs

Officials at Fort Detrick in Frederick say they’re adding filtration equipment to a pair of trash incinerators after the Maryland Department of the Environment alleged violations of their operating permit.


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Fort Detrick Says Wastewater Phosphorus Now Normal

The Army is investigating a spike in phosphorus levels in treated wastewater from Fort Detrick in Frederick.



Army Drops Plan For Md. Animal Biodefense Lab

The Army says it is dropping plans for a high-security animal laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick that would have been used for public and private research on some of the world’s deadliest pathogens.



Md. Event Marks Army Progress Against Cold Virus

Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold. On Monday, Assistant Defense Secretary Jonathan Woodson will join Army medical researchers in celebrating the licensing and fielding of a vaccine against adenovirus types 4 and 7.



Mikulski Demands Faster Fort Detrick Cleanup

A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.



Fort Detrick To Modernize, Decentralize Heat Pipes

Fort Detrick officials say they are planning to modernize and decentralize the aging network of steel steam pipes that snake across the post.





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