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Two soldiers stand guard at the main gate of Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Plaintiffs Seek $750 Million in Fort Detrick Pollution Suit

Critics of Fort Detrick in Frederick have filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking $750 million for injuries they say were caused by the Army’s reckless handling of chemical and biological toxins.

08/19/2015

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Army to Close Much of Trail Near Old Military Landfill

The Army says it will close a large portion of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old military landfill.

08/11/2015

Two soldiers stand guard at the main gate of Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Fort Detrick Opening New Visitor Gate

The Army is opening a new gate for visitors to Fort Detrick in Frederick.

04/09/2015

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Army Denies Claims that Fort Detrick Caused Cancer Deaths

The Army said Tuesday it has denied more than 100 claims seeking millions of dollars in compensation for cancer deaths and other illnesses allegedly caused by chemicals buried or tested decades ago at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.

03/03/2015

Two soldiers stand guard at the main gate of Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Fort Detrick to Run Criminal Checks on Visitors

Fort Detrick says it will run criminal background checks on visitors under new security measures the U.S. military is implementing at all its bases.

12/09/2014

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Pentagon Honors Fort Detrick Vaccine Researcher

The Pentagon is honoring a scientist at Fort Detrick in Frederick with its top award for career civilian employees.

11/18/2013

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Senators Urge Fast Cleanup Of Fort Detrick Water Supply Following Flawed Study

After learning a 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, senators demanded a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.

03/05/2012