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Defense Support of Civil Authorities: A Vital Resource in the Nation's Homeland Security Missions

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Subcommittee: Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications (114th Congress) Issue: Emergency Preparedness & Communications



  • Mr. Robert J. Fenton, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Robert G. Salesses, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Homeland Defense Integration and Defense Support of Civil Authorities, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Brigadier General Joseph E. Whitlock, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere, The Joint Staff J-5, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Joseph W. Kirschbaum, Ph.D., Director, Defense Capabilities and Management, U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Major General Michael T. McGuire, The Adjutant General, Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, State of Arizona
  • Mr. Jimmy J. Gianato, Director, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, State of West Virginia - Testifying on behalf of the National Emergency Management Association
  • Mr. Peter Gaynor, Director, Emergency Management Office


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