https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44527672 However, the US Congress would need to pass a law authorising it before any new branch of the military could be created. See: The National Security Act of 1947: https://global.oup.com/us/companion.websites/9780195385168/resources/chapter10/nsa/nsa.pdf
Department of Defense
http://mwi.usma.edu/time-military-take-pandemics-seriously/ It’s time for the military to take pandemics seriously. MWI Non-Resident Fellow ML Cavanaugh argues for the military to take pandemics seriously.
Nightly News Feb 4 2016, 6:57 pm ET http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/super-bowl-50-security-n511591 Super Bowl 50: Gaggle of Security Forces Unite for Big Game by Alex Johnson, Miguel Almaguer and Vivian Kim Call it a Prevent Defense. While players, coaches and fans of the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers didn’t know for sure…