Homeland Security: Navy Operations - Background and Issues for Congress
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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The Department of Defense DOD, which includes the Navy, has been designated the lead federal agency for homeland defense HLD, while the Department of Homeland Security DHS, which includes the Coast Guard, has been designated the lead federal agency for homeland security HLS. Several Navy activities contribute to HLS and HLD. The Navys HLS and HLD operations raise several potential oversight issues for Congress, including Navy coordination with the Coast Guard in HLS and HLD operations.
- Civil Defense
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics