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Opened 1917; home of 70 organizations, including Army Research, Development and Engineering Cmd.; Army Ordnance Museum and Ordnance Center and Schools; 20th Support Command (CBRNE); Army Developmental Test Command; Army Research Laboratory (Aberdeen site); Medical Institute of Chemical Defense; Aberdeen Test Center; Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity; Northeast Civilian Personnel Operations Center; Army Evaluation Center; Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine; Army Materiel Command Band; 4,312 mil., 8,598 civ., 3,899 contractors; 72,229 acres, 35 miles northeast of Baltimore. Opened 1941; named for LTG Ambrose Powell Hill, CSA; winner 2008 Army Communities of Excellence Award; 76,000-acre regional training center used for active and reserve component training of all service branches and federal agencies; 27,000-acre live-fire range complex; 1,661 mil. and civ, 227 reserve components. An Army property since 1912; named for the manor house of Col. William Fairfax, 1736-1741, the ruins of which remain on the installation; provides logistical, intelligence and administrative support to more than 120 tenant and satellite organizations; major tenants are Defense Logistics Agency; Defense Contract Audit Agency; Defense Threat Reduction Agency; Defense Acquisition University; U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Cmd.; DeWitt Army Community Hospital; Night-Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate; CECOM IEWSD Projects Division; CECOM Software CenterBelvoir; National Geospatial Intelligence School; Army Management Staff College; 29th Inf. Established 1941; performs total life-cycle management for DoD conventional standard and nonstandard ammunition; the Army's primary provider for go-to-war chemical defense equipment; fabricates and manufactures specified components and parts; supports the security and storage of on-site chemical weapons stockpile; approximately 1,200 personnel; 14,500 acres, 6 miles south of Richmond. Established 1968; one of seven la

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