- Associated Press - Thursday, October 27, 2016

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - The Defense Department is conducting an active shooter exercise at its information technology headquarters at Fort Meade.

The Defense Information Systems Agency says in a statement that the drill Thursday also involves Fort Meade emergency responders.

The agency enables information sharing among war fighters, national-level leaders and their mission and coalition partners.

The Defense Information Systems Agency consolidated its headquarters and more than 4,500 workers at Fort Meade in 2011.

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