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Fort Dix,

U.S. army training center, 32,000 acres (12,950 hectares), central N.J., SE of Trenton; est. 1917 as Camp Dix and named for U.S. statesman John A. Dix. In 1939 it was made a permanent garrison and renamed Fort Dix. During World War II, Fort Dix was the largest army training center in the country. It is now used mainly to train Army National Guard and Army reserve units. The largest federal penitentiary in the country and a state prison are also housed on the grounds. McGuire Air Force Base, adjacent to the fort, is a terminal for domestic and European military flights.

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U.S. army training center, 32,000 acres (12,950 hectares), central N.J., SE of Trenton; est. 1917 as Camp Dix and named for U.S. statesman John A. Dix. In 1939 it was made a permanent garrison and renamed Fort Dix.
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I learned to safely shoot at my father's side and learned more at West Point, then again at Army basic training at Fort Dix. I don't have the time to practice today, but I wouldn't if I did.
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It places homegrown terrorism in the past 40 years of security discourse in the context of US politics and discusses the definition of terrorism and how identity constructs are used to mark an actor and actions as threats and foreign, looking at Daniel McGowan, Wade Michael Page, and Nidal Malik Hasan and their doubles; the 1949 Foley Square Trial of Communist Party of the United States of America leaders and the 2008 trial of the Fort Dix Five, and the role of informants and the media; and the role of the office of executive decision making and the US prison system in counterterrorism spectacles, namely the placement of Anwar al-Awlaki on the ocapture or killo list and the entrapment of four African American ex-convicts, the Newburgh Four, in a 2009 sting operation.
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He served in the National Guard in 1971, stationed at Fort Dix. He spent most his summers at Misquamicut Beach with his family.

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