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Published:January 28th, 2008 02:27 EST
Uncle Sam pays many people to think about the unthinkable

Uncle Sam pays many people to think about the unthinkable

By SOP newswire

It is the stuff of modern nightmares…

Terrorists explode a radioactive dirty bomb near a power plant in Guam, causing casualties and contaminating a widespread area. As this drama plays out on international news, two more dirty bombs explode in Portland and Phoenix. As local and federal agencies race to treat the wounded, and identify and measure the radioactivity, there is a grim echo of Sept. 11, 2001…the unthinkable has happened again…

Fortunately, Uncle Sam pays many people to think about the unthinkable and prepare for it, including people in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  (More...)

Source:  http://www.hq.usace.army.mil