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image located by Valentin Poposki, 6 July 2012
The city seal is at the bottom of the homepage (not the logo at the top of the page). Indian Head is located in Charles County, MD. The major employer is the Surface Weapons
Division of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).
Phillip L. Nelson, 14 November 2002
Flag description: The Town flag contains the Town Seal on a white field. The Town Seal was designed and painted by Richard Slavin Jr. - from town website: www.townofindianhead.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B3A680764-59F6-43D5-86ED-13DB2995973F%7D.
"Indian Head is a town in Charles County, Maryland, United States. The population was 3,422 at the 2000 census. It has been the site of a naval base specializing in gun and rocket propellants since 1890. The name of the base has varied over the years from Naval Powder Factory, to Naval Propellant Plant, to Naval Ordnance Station, to the present Naval Support Facility Indian Head. The facility's main tenant activity is the Indian Head Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC/IH). Advanced research in energetic systems takes place at NSWC/IH. NSWC/IH absorbed the function of the closed Naval Ordnance Laboratory, formerly in White Oak, MD. 3,700 employees currently work at the base." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Head,_Maryland.
Valentin Poposki, 25 March 2009
image located by Valentin Poposki, 25 March 2009