Washington, United States of America
DIRECTOR OF HOMELAND SECURITY TOM RIDGE TALKS TO WORKERS.
Director of Homeland Security Tom Ridge talks with US Coast Guard Lt.
Ron Brahm (L) and Rich Kolar (R) in the Office of Homeland Security
Nebraska Avenue Facility Coordination Center in Washington, May 8,
2002. The mission of the center is to link federal, state, local and
private sectors to maintain a clear picture of the nation's vital signs
in case of an attack. REUTERS/Larry Downing