DOD Civil Support Commission to Hold Inaugural Meeting Next Month

By Sebastian Sprenger / August 28, 2009 at 5:00 AM
A congressionally mandated commission charged with assessing the Defense Department's ability to support civilian authorities following a major domestic catastrophe involving weapons of mass destruction is scheduled to hold its inaugural meeting next month. The Sept. 15 public meeting, announced in the Federal Register yesterday, will kick off a one-year study period that could offer lawmakers a second opinion to decisions made in the course of the Quadrennial Defense Review and the first-ever Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. The formation of...

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