Intelligence Law Glossary - Possessions


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Possessions

Statutory Law

10 U.S.C. § 101(a)(3) (2010) (Title 10—Chapter 1: Definitions)

(a) In general.  The following definitions apply in this title:
   (3) The term "possessions" includes the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Guano Islands, so long as they remain possessions, but does not include any Commonwealth.