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USNORTHCOM and Hurricane Sandy

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The U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) was established Oct. 1, 2002 to provide command and control of Department of Defense (DOD) homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities.
1. For an event such as Hurricane Sandy, what capabilities did U.S. military forces bring?
2. What were some specific limitations on the use of U.S. military forces?
3. Under whose authority do U.S. military forces operate in a civil emergency, and what issues arise because of that arrangement?
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The U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) was established Oct. 1, 2002 to provide command and control of Department of Defense (DOD) homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities.
1. what capabilities did U.S. military forces bring For Hurricane Sandy,?

The National Guard was able to sending over 7,400 guardsmen to the states of NY, MA, VA, NJ, DE, CT, and MD. Throughout the entire response and recovery mission, the National Guard along with the Coast ...

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USNORTHCOM and Hurricane Sandy are examined. The capabilities the United States military forces brought and the specific limitations are determined.

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