TITLE

"Defeat al Qaeda on the Waterfront"

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2004, Vol. 130 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
While the enthusiastic commitment to "hardening" the United States Navy's collective force protection posture are applauded, one remains skeptical that the commitment is yet firmly fixed on the waterfront. There have been notable improvements to the Navy's antiterrorism/force protection (AT/FP) programs in recent years. Shore installations' auxiliary security force training, manning, and employment have been fortified. While in port, shipboard sailors working with base security forces have enhanced waterborne security at harbors and piers. Formal training requirements for AT/FP courses have been boosted and are now a standardized element of the Fleet Readiness Program.
ACCESSION #
13987691

 

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