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Doggett, Reyes, and Skinner at Arlington National Cemetery in 2002. (TXF: "Jump the Shark")

Arlington is a county in Virginia, that lies in close proximity to Washington, D.C.


19th century[]

Arlington National Cemetery was established during the American Civil War as a final resting place for American military personnel who died in defense of their country.

20th century[]

The U.S. military's headquarters, the Pentagon, is located in Arlington and opened in the 1940s.

In 1994, FBI Special Agents Mulder and Scully traveled to Arlington to investigate the death of Teddy Holvey. (TXF: "The Căluşari")

In 1998, the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) raided Alvin Kurtzweil's office on suspicion of possessing child pornography. He professed innocence, stating that it was part of a government cover-up. (TXF: Fight the Future)

21st century[]

In September 2001, the Pentagon was attacked by terrorists when they deliberately crashed a hijacked commercial airliner into it, killing 125 people. (TXF: "My Struggle")

In 2002, Assistant Director Walter Skinner arranged for The Lone Gunmen to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery after they gave their lives to stop a bio-terrorist. (TXF: "Jump the Shark")

In January 2018, Mulder and Scully went to Arlington National Cemetery to investigate a clue. (TXF: "This")


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