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52nd WMD Civil Support Team

The Department of Defense notified Congress on February 26, 2002, the Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST) from the Ohio National Guard was now certified. This meant that the resulting unit, the 52nd WMD CST, stationed at Columbus, OH, is a team is fully ready to assist civil authorities' response to a domestic weapon of mass destruction incident, and possesses the necessary skills, training and equipment to be proficient in all mission requirements.

As of February 26, 2002, Congress had authorized 32 WMD-CSTs. The 52nd WMD-CST is part of the 17 teams authorized in the National Defense Appropriations Act for fiscal 2000.

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