Fort Detrick

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9000 Veterans DR
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 619-7114


Fort Detrick is a United States Army Medical Command installation located in Frederick, Maryland. Historically, Fort Detrick was the center of the US biological weapons program from 1943 to 1969. Since the discontinuation of that program, it has hosted most elements of the United States biological defense program.

As of the early 2010s, Fort Detrick’s 1,200-acre campus supports a multi-governmental community that conducts biomedical research and development, medical materiel management, global medical communications and the study of foreign plant pathogens. It is home to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), with its bio-defense agency, the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). It also hosts the National Cancer Institute-Frederick (NCI-Frederick) and is home to the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR) and National Interagency Biodefense Campus (NIBC).



Directions from Washington D.C.

Take I-270 North to Frederick, where it merges with U.S. Route 15 North. Take the Motter Ave exit (exit 16), and follow the signs to Fort Detrick Nallin Farm Gate. The gate is located on the left directly across the street from 7-Eleven on Amber Dr.

Directions from Baltimore

Take I-70 West to Frederick and follow the signs to Route 15 North, exit 53A. Take the Motter Ave exit (exit 16) and follow the signs to Fort Detrick Nallin Farm Gate. The gate is located on the left directly across the street from 7-Eleven on Amber Dr.

Frederick County

Situated between Baltimore, Md., (46 miles) and Washington, D.C., (45 miles), Frederick County, Md., adjoins Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The major highways that access the county are 1-70, I-270, U.S. 15, U.S. 40, U.S. 40A and U.S. 340. Frederick County is easily accessible by automobile, air, train, and motorcoach. Reagan National, Dulles International and Baltimore/Washington International airports are less than an hour from Frederick, which is also served by Frederick Municipal Airport. A Greyhound Bus Service is also located in Frederick City. There is a MARC commuter rail station in downtown Frederick.

Gate and Hours

Brookville Gate: open 24/7
Linden Gate: Mon-Fri 1600-1730 | Weekend closed
Nallin Farm Gate: open 24/7
Veterans Gate: Mon-Fri 0530-1730 inbound | Mon-Fri 0530-2100 outbound only/weekend closed
Old Farm Gate: Mon-Fri 0600-2100 | Weekends 0900-2100
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Quick Reference

(301) 619-7371

Dining Facility
(301) 619-6277

Army Continuing Education System (ACES)
1520 Freedman Drive, Suite 200
Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702-9226
(301) 619-2854

Equal Opportunity
1520 Freedman Drive, Room 209
Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702
(301) 619-2224

Family Advocacy
1520 Freedman Drive
Fort Detrick, MD 21702
(301) 619-2197

Military and Family Readiness
Community Support Center
Bldg. 1520, Freedman Drive, Room 124
(301) 619-2197

Public Affairs
810 Schreider Street
Suite 100
Fort Detrick,
Maryland 21702
(301) 619-2018

Fire Emergency Services
1419 Sultan Dr,
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 619-2528

1520 Freedman Drive
Fort Detrick, MD 21702
(301) 619-7311

(240) 379-6518

521 Fraim Street
Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702
(301) 619-7798

Post Office
Official Mail Distribution Center
9200 Amber Drive, Suite 115
Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702
(301) 619-2233

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Baltimore Museum of Art
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Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

Name Level Name Phone
114th Sig Bn Fort Detrick (301) 619-6251
21st Sig Bde Fort Detrick (301) 619-6110
302d Sig Bn Fort Detrick (301) 619-2601
6MLMC Fort Detrick (301) 619-7487
A Co, 53rd SatCon Fort Detrick (301) 619-3660
AFMOA / SGAL Fort Detrick (301) 619-2005
Co. B, 4th LAR (Marine Corps) Fort Detrick (301) 619-7136
Defense Medical Standardization Board Fort Detrick (301) 610-4410
Flair Fort Detrick (301) 619-2923
National Center for Medical Intelligence Fort Detrick (301) 619-7574
NMLC Fort Detrick (312) 343-2157
US Army Corps of Engineers Fort Detrick (301) 619-4021
USACEHR Fort Detrick (301) 619-7685
USAG Fort Detrick (301) 619-2107
USAMMA Fort Detrick (301) 619-7461
USAMMDA Fort Detrick (301) 619-7643
USAMRAA Fort Detrick (312) 343-2183
USAMRIID Fort Detrick (301) 619-2833
USAMRMC Fort Detrick (301) 619-2736
Detrick Center for Training and Education Excellence Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2854
Auto Service Center Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2266
Automotive Skills Self Help Center Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2759
Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3224
Barber Shop Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2345
Health Benefits Advisor Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-6918
Chapel Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7371
Child Development Center Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3300
Child and Youth Central Enrollment Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7100
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2065
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2247
Commissary Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2990
Dental Clinic Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7175
Mobilization/Deployment Program Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3787
Health Clinic - Exceptional Family Member Program Enrollment Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7175
Exceptional Family Member Program Support Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3385
Army Emergency Relief Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3455
AAFES Exchange Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2262
Family Advocacy Program Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7415
Army Community Service Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2197
Community Activities Center Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2957
Family Child Care Program Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3406
Finance Clerk and Military Pay Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7311
NYMEO Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7311
Fitness Center/Swimming Pool Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-2368
Health Clinic Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7175
Transportation Office Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7179
Housing Division Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-3224
Balfour Beatty Communities Fort Detrick Base (240) 379-6518
ID Cards Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-7311
Information, Referral, & Follow-up Program Fort Detrick Base (301) 619-6364