Combating Terrorism: Use of National Guard Response Teams Is Unclear

T-NSIAD-99-184 Published: Jun 23, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the use of National Guard Response Teams in combating terrorism, focusing on: (1) the role of the National Guard Rapid Assessment and Initial Detection (RAID) teams in response plans as understood by local, state, and federal officials; (2) other response assets that can perform similar functions to the RAID teams; and (3) the RAID teams' responsibilities and how they plan to meet these responsibilities.

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