Accession Number:

ADA460846

Title:

Homeland Security: Navy Operations - Background and Issues for Congress

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-06-02

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE