1. (U) Situation
a. (U) Purpose. This branch plan provides USNORTHCOM guidance for the support of the Board of Governors of the federal Reserve System to ensure the effective execution of a National Essential Function (NEF).
c. (U) Friendly Forces
(1) (U) Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve System (FRS) is the central bank of the United States. The primary responsibility of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors is to formulate and administer the Nation’s monetary policy. The Board of Governors operates as a USG Agency.
(b) (U) Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems. Oversees the operations of the independent Federal Reserve Banks and of the FRS Law Enforcement program.
(c) (U) Office of National Cash Operations and Business Continuity. The Director of National Cash Operations and Business Continuity is the supported entity for the transportation of monetary instruments within the USNORTHCOM AOR.
(c) (U) Commercial passenger flights are restricted during certain national emergencies.