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Security Conference Examines Disaster Support

Conference on Homeland and International Security:
Defense Support of Civil Authorities in Disaster Management
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5
Performance Center, inside the Natali Student Center
Conference fee: $20

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The director of Homeland Defense and Security Issues for the Center for Strategic Leadership at the U.S. Army War College will be the keynote speaker during the seventh annual Conference on Homeland and International Security at California University of Pennsylvania.

This year’s conference, Defense Support of Civil Authorities in Disaster Management, is scheduled from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Performance Center, inside the Natali Student Center.

Professor Bert Tussing of the U.S. Army War College will be presenting on The Military's Domestic Imperative: Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities 

Other presentations will address legal and leadership roles in the defense support of civil authorities:

  • Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities, by Capt. Eric Augustine, Brigade Judge Advocate for the 56 Stryker Brigade Combat Team.
  • Leadership in Response to Disaster, by Dr. Richard Hughbank, managing editor of the Homeland Defense and Civil Support Journal, published by the U.S. Army War College.

The conference is open to professionals in the security and disaster management fields, as well as the general public. Cost is $20; fee includes refreshments and a certificate of completion.

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Keynote

Portrait of professor Bert Tussing.

Professor Bert Tussing 
Director Homeland Defense and Security Issues at the
Center for Strategic Leadership, U.S. Army War College

Topic: The Military’s Domestic Imperative: Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities Register now

 

Contact

Dr. Michael Hummel
hummel@calu.edu
412-715-5641

Brian Malloy
mal3937@calu.edu.

Nick Granfield
gra4120@calu.edu