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4th WMD Civil Support Team

The 4th Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Team was on of the first ten unit originally established by the US Department of Defense.

The unit falls under the Georgia Department of Defense's Directorate of Joint Operations.

Until early 2000, the unit was previously known as the 4th Military Support Detachment (MSD), a Rapid Assessment and Detection team, the unit began in early 1999 with a goal to becoming fully operation by January 1, 2000. The unit is equipped with chemical, biological and radiological protective and monitoring equipment, along with advanced satellite communications and computer systems. When requested by emergency officials, the unit can rapidly respond to any nuclear, chemical, biological or radiological incident occurring within a five state region.

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