By Alex Constantine
" ... The black Jeep Commander Carnaby was driving is registered to the National Security Command Center. ... Federal credentials were also found inside the SUV but investigators are still trying to determine if the identification is real. ... Relatives said they have plenty of proof that Carnaby was CIA, including an autographed book from, they say, his very close friend, former CIA Director George Tenet. ... "
I'm not sure that there is a federal agency known specifically as the NSCG. But there IS a quasi-military NATIONAL SECURITY COMMAND CENTER in Fort Meade, Virginia - home of the National Security Agency. It is highly secretive, an NSA appendage. No address or contact information is given for this division, but it is a "Major Unit." The site provides it for other related military installations. See:
Richard Clarke mentions an agency with this particular name in an interview, "Richard Clarke's New Team" posted at interesting-people.org, and it would fall under NSA jurisdiction:
"We are talking about creating the Cyber Warning Information Network (CWIN). Its first iteration would be a voice communications system that would link major network operation centers and ISACs. It is something we have today in the national security command center and has a different name -- NOIWAN, National Operations and Intelligence Watch Offices Network. We are talking about creating the Cyber Warning Information Network (CWIN). Its first iteration would be a voice communications system that would link major network operation centers and ISACs. It is something we have today in the national security command center and has a different name ... "
Also possible, the Houston Police Department has a homeland security division, and has a close working relationship with the local Port Authority (Carnaby had connections there: see below), and becomes a command center in time of emergency:
" ... Purchases of sonar devices and additional surveillance cameras along the channel also are expected with the first round of DHS Port Security Grant funding. The operation and maintenance of the equipment is provided by the Ship Channel Security District. According to Capt. John Anderson of the Houston Police Department's Homeland Security Division, the spending of any grant dollars is carefully coordinated with Mayor Bill White's office to most effectively meet the city's needs. ... "