As the debate rages over whether to permit the State Department to build the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center on a 2,000-acre farm in Ruthsburg, here's a reminder of why Queen Anne's County and the surrounding Eastern Shore jurisdictions could benefit from the $100 million project and hundreds of jobs that would be generated.

Previous Center Maryland coverage of the project:

Poll: Queen Anne's County voters support new training center

Clayton A. Mitchell’s thoughts on the proposed project:
Queen Anne’s Co. should support training center