Solicitation for Integrated Wireless Network moves forward, but hurricane prompts review of requirements.
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An independent commission has raised questions about the Pentagon's effort to transform the military into a more expeditionary force based in the United States.
U.S. Conference of Mayors also recommends "fixing" role of Federal Emergency Management Agency.
George Foresman currently serves as the Virginia governor's assistant for preparedness.
Democrats will have difficulty introducing provision on independent Katrina commission.
Agency needs larger staff, better communications capabilities, secretary says.
Role would be largely policy-oriented and advisory, observers say.
Preliminary findings being implemented in preparation for Wilma.
Department has yet to nominate candidate for the job.
Move illustrates growing tendency to tack earmarks onto operations budgets.