Data Gathering Meeting 5: April 3, 2012 in Washington, DC

The committee invited representatives from all of the DOD Combatant Commands and the Services to brief the group on their perspectives on the CBD Program and its objectives and capabilities. At its fifth meeting, the committee held discussions with representatives from US European Command and US Northern Command. The committee also spoke with US DOD Service representatives to the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense from the US Army and US Marines. Due to unforeseen circumstances, US Strategic Command and the Service representative from the US Air Force were unable to participate.

At this meeting, the committee also held roundtable discussions with program managers from the Joint Science Technology Office and the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense.

The committee was also briefed by Dr. Julie Pavlin, Deputy Director, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC) and Acting Chief, Global Emerging Infections Surveillance & Response System (GEIS), on GEIS and its activities.

Data Gathering Meeting 6: April 18, 2012 in Washington, DC

The committee held discussions with representatives from US Special Operations Command on the CBD Program and its objectives and capabilities.



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