Commentary

Port Security: A Mission Impossible for the U.S. Coast Guard?

by James D. Hessman -

More people and increased funding translate into quantum increases in USCG capabilities. But Admiral Collins warns that mission growth is greater than budget growth, the U.S. port system teems with likely suspects from cruise ships to fishing boats, and D

Rosie the Riveter and Homeland Security

by Martin Masiuk -

Rosie the Riveter was the poster girl for the U.S. arsenal of democracy that played a major role in the WWII Allied victory. She has been recalled to active duty in the U.S.-led global war on terrorism, and last week made a personal appearance at the Home

Adm. James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.), Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

by John Morton -

The senior DHS decision-maker, a former Coast Guard commandant, discusses the newly released National Response Plan, the National Cargo Security Strategy, and National Incident Management System, and a broad spectrum of other topics and issues related to

Protecting U.S. Ports: A Challenge of Staggering Magnitude

by James D. Hessman -

The U.S. Coast Guard, the world's foremost lifesaving agency, is facing probably the most difficult task that has ever confronted the multi-mission service: ensuring U.S. port security in the new age of terrorism. Failure is not an option, USCG resources

A Note From the Publisher

by Martin Masiuk -

Responding to the whirlwind of change that has engulfed the field of domestic preparedness since the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, DomPrep.Com has revised and expanded its mission, its audience, and the scope of its coverage. Readers' comments

WebConference Comes To DomesticPreparedness.com

adding a new channel of functionality

A Spiral of Hope for the First Responder Community

by James D. Hessman -

The terrorists behind 9/11 and other international crimes, and the ill-advised nations that support terrorism in various ways, are counting on the so-called "spiral of fear" to win their unending war against the free nations of the world.

DomPrep.com Gets An Upgrade

November 11, 2003, will mark the FIFTH anniversary of this site. This rebuild will continue to integrate the professional DomesticPreparedness communities with industry.

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