Accession Number:

ADA458731

Title:

Homeland Security: Evolving Roles and Missions for United States Northern Command

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-11-16

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

In 2002, the Department of Defense DOD established United States Northern Command NORTHCOM. Four years later, the organization continues to mature and adapt to evolving National Homeland Security Policy. Current issue areas for Congress include DOD reorganization, formalizing interagency processes and an increasing reliance on Reserve Component forces. This report will be updated as events dictate.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Civil Defense
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE