The Army is opening a new gate for visitors to Fort Detrick in Frederick.
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.
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.
The Pentagon is honoring a scientist at Fort Detrick in Frederick with its top award for career civilian employees.
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.