But billions more will soon flow from Washington to the states and territories devastated by the ferocity of the past two hurricane seasons. Major military installations can employ thousands of civilians, and most service members do not live on military bases.
FEMA refused, arguing in part that it would qualify as new construction, which the agency said it could not pay for in certain designated flood zones. These authorities include the aforementioned 50 U.
The agency said those numbers include local hires, contractors, and personnel from other federal agencies. He inherited an agency heavily focused on its Cold War missions, with nearly half the agency devoted to supporting Civil Defense and other military-related responsibilities, and almost a third of its 2, full-time employees in classified positions.
Ten of the people whose funerals were paid for were not in Florida at the time of their deaths. While OCD was quickly wound down, Civil Defense and the protection of the American public during war remained on the periphery of the postwar reconstitution of the military establishment. This sustained commitment should not, however, seek to replicate the same Civil Defense and mobilization structures that grew out of World War II and Korea, and the response to the Soviet nuclear threat throughout the Cold War.