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Stockade

United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Photograph Courtesy of the US Army
Definition:

Stockade is a colloquial term for a military prison. Aboard a ship, it is known as the "brig." Military prisons house members of the military found guilty of crimes as well as captured enemy combatants.

Also Known As: Confinement facility, prisoner of war camp, guardhouse, disciplinary barracks
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