Press Release


House Committee on Homeland Security Schedule for June 8–June 12, 2015

Media Contact: Susan Phalen (202) 226-847

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following hearing for next week which will be streamed live here.

Wednesday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Defense Support of Civil Authorities: A Vital Resource in the Nation’s Homeland Security Missions

Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications  

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Subcommittee Chairman  

311 Cannon House Office Building

The National Guard, active duty, and reserve forces provide critical capabilities in response to terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies. This hearing will examine the vital role played by the military in homeland defense and explore their support capabilities in cybersecurity, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) incident response, and other disaster response activities.