In the Nation's Defense

Harding, Steve
March 2005
Soldiers;Mar2005, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p30
Focuses on the move to redesignate the Joint Task Force-6 of the U.S. Army to Joint Task Force-North and given a role in defending the homeland against terror attacks. Claim of Jose D. Riojas, commander of the organization, on the linkage of illegal drugs with terrorism; Delegation of the responsibility of detecting, monitoring, and supporting the interdiction of suspected transnational threats within and along the approaches to the country to the task force; Collaboration of the task force with partner nations to deal with issues such as early detection and monitoring of threats on the other side of the borders.


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