The VACCINE team gathered at Purdue University on November 9, 2009, to celebrate the official kick-off of this component of the new Command, Control and Interoperability Center of Excellence. Indiana Representatives Stephen Buyer and Mark Souder lent their voices in support of VACCINE and its mission. DHS officials Starnes Walker, Matthew Clark and Joe Kielman spoke at the event, emphasizing VACCINE’s research to reality goals.
Dr. Walker said the Center’s projects will help Homeland Security and emergency personnel prepare for, prevent and respond to terrorist attacks and other emergencies.
This and more news in the iVAC Newsletter of November 2009.