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Indian Head National Surface Warfare Center

Indian Head, Maryland

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Naval Support Facility Indian Head is located less than 30 miles from Washington, DC. Naval Support Facility Indian Head is home to more than six major commands. The military community on board the installation represents a diverse and strategically important mix of research and development activities, alongside operational support programs that are protecting the U.S. homeland from terrorist threats as well as serving U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army forces deployed worldwide on a daily basis.

Cost of Living: Higher than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator: 301-744-6725, or DSN 312-249-1839


  • 670 DoD active duty military personnel
  • 325 military family members
  • 2,106 DoD civilian employees
  • 500 contractors

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