Defending the Homeland

Haskell, Bob
August 2006
Soldiers;Aug2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p14
The article examines the role of the U.S. Army National Guard as a homeland-security and homeland-defense force. Civil support teams and members of the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive enhanced response force package (CERFP) are among the Guard's principal weapons in the campaign against domestic terrorism. The CERFP consists of a chemical-decontamination unit, a medical unit and an engineering unit.


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