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Foreign Affairs Security Training Center

Created on June 25, 2014

Foreign Affairs Security Training Center

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Read the original report, "Price to Avoid Another Benghazi? House Leaders Question $461 Million Training Center," by Josh Siegel.

• Location: Fort Pickett, near Blackstone, Va. • Size: About 1,500 acres • Cost: $461 million • Features: Driving tracks, mock urban environments, firing and explosive ranges, classrooms • Economic impact: Estimated 1,500 new permanent and indirect jobs, 1,292 new area residents

Sources: U.S. Department of State.

Tags: State-Department, Foreign-Affairs-Security-Training-Center, Blackstone, Virginia, Fort-Pickett, Benghazi