Delaware's Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security announced today the appointment of Raymond W. Holcomb as the department's homeland security advisor.
Holcomb will oversee state homeland security projects working to ensure that all counter-terrorism measures are utilized to protect the people of Delaware.
Holcomb has participated in counter-terrorism capability assessments for several major U.S. and international urban centers in coordination with FEMA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.S. Department of State. He has studied worldwide terrorist trends, domestic self-radicalization, developments in counter-terrorism law and policies, and taught the subject of terrorism on a collegiate level.
Holcomb, also a FBI veteran, served in many capacities during his 23-year career including investigator for a number of domestic and overseas terrorist incidents, more specifically terrorist attacks on the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cole in Yemen, and the Marriott Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia.