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homeland security

Definition/Scope: A concerted national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage and recover from attacks that do occur.



Used For:

domestic security

Acronym:

HS

Broader Terms:

security

Narrower Terms:

border security
cyberspace
Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Related Terms:

20th Support Command
civil defense strategies
consequence management
Department of Homeland Security
domestic emergencies
First Army Division East
hijacking
homeland defense
Homeland Security Act, 2002
Homeland Security C2
JP 3-26
Northern Command
Office for Domestic Preparedness
rules for the use of force


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