Fort Detrick Army Base Guide

Veterans Gate at Fort Detrick
Fort Detrick, located in Frederick, Maryland is at the forefront of the COVID-19 response. Many of the installation’s tenants are playing critical roles in the areas of medical research, logistics and intelligence. (Photo by USAG Public Affairs)


Located in Frederick, MD, in the heart of Frederick County, the third fastest growing county in Maryland, Fort Detrick is home to U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Army Medical research Institute of Infectious Diseases and the National Cancer Institute.

Fort Detrick is the largest employer in Frederick County, Maryland.