During the event, Secretary Napolitano described the program:
First and most important, it will help communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters by supporting disaster recovery centers, assisting in logistics, community relations and outreach, and performing other critical functions.
We know from experience that quick deployment of trained personnel is critical during a crisis. The FEMA Corps will provide a pool of trained personnel, and it will also pay long-term dividends by adding depth to our reserves — individuals trained in every aspect of disaster response who augment our full-time FEMA staff.
USA on Watch – Neighborhood Watch
Veterans Active in Citizen Corps – Aerial Drone reconnaissance ?
Oh yeah and this
I understand the dynamics at work here. Am I a conspiracy nut?