White Is Interim Choice As DOD Homeland Security Head

By Thomas Duffy / October 4, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Army Secretary Thomas White, recently named the point man for Pentagon homeland security issues, will be replaced in that role as soon as the Defense Department firms up its plans for defending the United States, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz said today. Wolfowitz held out the possibility that DOD may create a new position to deal with homeland security. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced Tuesday that White would be DOD's executive agent for all homeland security matters and that he...

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