Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Corey Baltos, Army North PAO
Col. Jeffery Burkett (left), Nevada Air National Guard, discusses the importance of training National Guard officers in Homeland Security operations during the dual-status commanders' orientation at Army North's main conference room, Dec. 12, 2012, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as Brig. Gen. Stanley Osserman, commander, Hawaii Air National Guard, listens. The DSC training course is a five-day event conducted twice a year to help prepare National Guard leaders, and other potential joint force commanders from across the country, to coordinate and integrate military and federal agencies during a disaster.