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Quantico Virginia

Definition/Scope: Quantico is the site of one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases in the world, (MCB Quantico). The base is the site of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and HMX-1 (the presidential helicopter squadron). Both the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s training academy and the FBI Academy are on the base. A replica of the USMC War Memorial stands in the entrance to the base. (The original is at the north end of Arlington National Cemetery.)

Broader Terms:

Marine Corps Base Quantico

Narrower Terms:

Drug Enforcement Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab
Naval Consolidated Brig Miramar
Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center
US Army Criminal Investigation Command

Related Terms:

Army Corrections System
correctional facility
Federal Bureau of Investigation
hybrid warfare
Quantico National Cemetery

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