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What does CST stand for?

CST stands for Civil Support Team

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The DOD-required assets prompted the establishment of National Guard CBRNE response units such as civil support teams and CCMRFs.
The authors also encouraged local and state health departments to link with response partners such as the Civil Support Team of the National Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for expertise in responding to radiation.
GAO-06-498 May 31, 2006 To prepare for potential attacks in the United States involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD), Congress approved the development of National Guard Civil Support Teams (CST) tasked to identify chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or high-yield explosive weapons; assess consequences; advise civil authorities on response measures; and assist with requests for additional support.
The Department of Defense has certified two additional Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs), bringing the total number of certified teams to 36.