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Written testimony of S&T Under Secretary, OHA Assistant Secretary, and DNDO Director for a House Committee on Homeland Security joint subcommittee hearing titled “Weapons of Mass Destruction: Bolstering DHS to Combat Persistent Threats to America”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary  Dr. Reginald Brothers, Office of Health Affairs (OHA) Assistant Secretary and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield, and Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Director Dr. Huban Gowadia address DHS’ work to strengthen departmental unity of effort with regard to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats to the nation.

The GCTF collects simulated nuclear debris samples

Nuclear Forensics Exercise Demonstrates Mature Capability

An interagency exercise of the National Technical Nuclear Forensics Ground Collections Task Force was successfully executed at the Nevada National Security Site on February 20-27, 2015.  DHS served as a lead planner and coordinator.

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