"Combating Terrorism: Use of National Guard Response Teams is Unclear," Statement of Mark E. Gebicke, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans' Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives, June 23, 1999 [open pdf - 87KB]
"My testimony will address three issues in more detail. First, I will describe the role of the RAID [National Guard Rapid Assessment and Initial Detection ] teams in response plans as understood by local, state, and federal officials. Second, I will discuss other response assets that can perform similar functions to the RAID teams. Finally, I will discuss the RAID teams' responsibilities and how they plan to meet these responsibilities."
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