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Chuck Hagel Ebola Pentagon

Military preps domestic response team

19 Oct, 2014

Hagel orders the 30-member team to prepare in line with a Department of Health and Human Services request. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby:

[The team is] an added, prudent measure to ensure our nation is ready to respond quickly, effectively and safely in the event of additional Ebola cases.

The team’s members will be selected and led by Northern Command Commander Gen. Chuck Jacoby.