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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergency preparedness and response



Army Corps of Engineers (Defense Dept.), Contingency Operations and Office of Homeland Security,441 G St. N.W., 20314-1000; (202) 761-4601. Fax, (202) 761-5096. Charles (Ray) R. Alexander Jr., SES, Director.


Assists military combatant commands, as well as federal, state, and local emergency management and emergency response organizations, with mitigation, planning, training, and exercises to build and sustain capabilities to protect from and respond to any emergency or disaster, including natural disasters and terrorist attacks involving weapons of mass destruction.

Civil Air Patrol National Capital Wing,200 McChord St. S.W., #111, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, 20032; (202) 767-4405. Col. Janon Ellis, Wing Commander.

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @NatCapWing

Official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. Conducts search-and-rescue missions for the Air Force; participates in ...

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