Tag: National Guard

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Texas Division of Emergency Management, and the Texas Army National Guard, Air National Guard, and the Texas State Guard with the Texas Military Department are preparing for Hurricane Harvey. The Governor of Texas has already issued a State of Disaster declaration and the Governor […]

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National Security War & tweets (Part II), Foreign Policy NSA data may have been dumped in second leak, Washington Examiner N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed “Big Red Flags” in Suspect’s Behavior, The New York Times The next president’s trade agenda: Will a new focus on enforcement strengthen or undermine global trade?, Brookings Why Iran supported […]

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Civilian and military emergency response teams sprang into action after Hurricane Hermine made landfall on the western coast of Florida earlier this month. Responders included the Florida National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package and part of Florida’s Urban Search and Rescue Team. Flooding in the area has been extensive, affecting many […]

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In April the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report suggesting the Department of Defense (DoD) clarify its roles and responsibilities for Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) during cyber incidents. The report, GAO-16-332, comes as the scale, frequency, and impact of cyber incidents grow. Cyber threats loom over U.S. national and economic security, requiring DoD […]

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Earlier this month, 550 participants engaged in Cyber Guard 14-1, a two-week exercise designed to test operational and interagency coordination in the event of a domestic cyberspace incident…

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The cooperative efforts of law enforcement, investigative, and security personnel and first responders are being praised in the aftermath of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing…

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In October the Government Accountability Office released a report assessing cooperation efforts between the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security…

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On April 17, the Government Accountability Office released a report assessing the Department of Defense’s role in securing the United States’ southwest border…

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