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Thursday, April 30

Angular Gods: Part 7 – The Tick-Tock Man

Dr. Lisa Howell, Guppy’s former girlfriend, worked for USAMRIID, an organization of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. It was the lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defense Research Program. The Institute played a key role as the only laboratory in the Department of Defense equipped to safely study highly hazardous infectious agents requiring maximum containment at biosafety level-4. It also worked for Majestic-12.

Fort Detrick was located in Frederick, Maryland, in the heart of Frederick County, the third fastest growing county in Maryland. Fort Detrick was the center of the biomedical technology growth that had occurred in the county. It was located approximately one hour’s drive from Washington D.C. metro area and Baltimore, Maryland, easily accessible by major interstate highways.

They tried calling Howell’s cell phone, sent emails, faxes, nothing. There was a lockdown of all government communications.

The agents pulled up to Fort Detrick.

“You guys go inside,” said Jim-Bean. “I’m…” he looked pale. “Not feeling so good.”

Guppy didn’t argue. He sprinted towards the entrance. [MORE]

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