Secretary Napolitano and Girl Scouts of the USA Announce New Preparedness Patch [September 8, 2009] [open pdf - 36KB]
"Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Kathy Cloninger today unveiled a Girl Scout preparedness patch--designed to engage Girl Scouts and their families in personal preparedness for all emergencies--and announced a new affiliation between DHS Citizen Corps and the Girl Scouts to advance community preparedness nationwide. 'This new preparedness patch will increase citizen preparedness and enhance our country's readiness for disasters,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'As a former Girl Scout, I know the 'Be Prepared' motto well--and I look forward to working with the Girl Scouts to spread the preparedness message to all of our nation's citizens.'"
United States. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/