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Project on National Security Reform envisions transformed national security system



Project on National Security Reform envisions transformed national security system

The Project on National Security Reform envisions a collaborative, agile, and innovative system that would combine all elements of national strength, integrating intelligence, making timely and informed decisions, and taking decisive action.  A transformed national security system would be characterized by a broadened and re-balanced concept of national security...

National Security Reform Mid-Term Assessment addresses interagency issues



National Security Reform Mid-Term Assessment addresses interagency issues

The Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College recently published National Security Reform 2010: A Mid-Term Assessment.  The report is the result of a national security colloquium which focused on the need for advancing the research and study of national security reform...

EPA and DOT join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center



EPA and DOT join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently signed agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) to enhance information sharing among the agencies...

Joint Publication 3-07 sets doctrine for interorganizational coordination during stability operations



Joint Publication 3-07 sets doctrine for interorganizational coordination during stability operations

Joint Publication 3-07 provides doctrine for the conduct of stability operations during joint operations within the broader context of US Government efforts. It provides guidance for operating across the range of military operations to support US Government agencies, foreign governments, and intergovernmental organizations...

Angel Thunder exercise prepares agencies for rescue operations



Angel Thunder exercise prepares agencies for rescue operations

The annual Angel Thunder exercise is sponsored by the Air Force's Air Combat Command, and is the largest federal interagency exercise for personnel rescue and recovery.  Angel Thunder was founded in 2005 by former Air Force Rescue helicopter pilot Brett Hartnett, who describes the exercise as the "biggest bang for the buck in training dollars."  The focus of Angel Thunder is saving lives...