By following the actions of key Coast Guard personnel, records what the Coast Guard did on September 11, 2001 and in the following weeks. It covers the priorities of port security in New York City, the Atlantic Strike Team's work on marine safety at Ground Zero and Fresh Kills, the response of the First Coast Guard District in Boston, Coast Guard casualties and actions at the Naval Command Center in the Pentagon, and much more.For Admiral Barrett, the mix of missions had a definite nexus, one that argued against any attempt to break the Coast Guard into different elements and parcel them out to different federal agencies, a stance confirmed in the enabling legislation for the new Department of Homeland Security. ... That ability, argued Admiral Errol Brown and many others, evolved from the Servicea#39;s core mission to save lives.
|Title||:||The Administration Perspective with Regard to the New Federal Farm Bill|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2003|