Accession Number:

ADA402664

Title:

Defense Issues, Volume 11, Number 44: Fulfilling the Role of Preventive Defense, SECDEF, 13 May 1996

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL DEPT CENTER AND SCHOOL FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-01-30

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The article discusses how we need to fulfill the role of preventive defense. Defense establishments have an important role to play in building democracy, trust and understanding in and among nations. Just a few examples of accomplishing a preventive defense include 1 engaging military and defense establishments around the world to further the spread of democracy and to further trust and understanding among nations. 2 holding joint training exercises in peacekeeping, disaster relief, and search and rescue operations. Our hopes for democracy and regional understanding and our opportunities to support them through the tools of preventive defense are worldwide.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE