Inside this issue:
The Productive Organization: Survival of the Fittest
Ted Thomas, Kevin Gentzler, and Billy Miller
Mission Command: Small Teams in the U.S. Border Patrol
Robert W. Edwards
A Solution to WMD Proliferation
Michael W. Parrott
A Nation Unprepared: Bioterrorism and Pandemic Response
John B. Foley
Missed Operational… Read More
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), has expanded her podcast series “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation.” McCarthy’s podcast promotes interagency cooperation and is produced [...]
The U.S. Global Change Research Program published their Fourth National Climate Assessment in November. The report was released the day after Thanksgiving, and its findings run counter to the Trump Administration’s public statements on the subject of climate change.
According to the report, “Climate change threatens the health and well-being… Read More
Inside this issue:
Collaborating to Solve National Science and Technology
Challenges in a Time of Scarcity
by Ian G. Brosnan and Jonathan Stock
Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change:
An Interagency Challenge
by Wendell Chris King
Musicians of Mars: Attaining Interagency Consensus on
Perpetual War in Afghanistan
by Robert… Read More
The response to Hurricane Florence is underway, and according to Air Force General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessey cooperation between local, state, and federal entities has been “outstanding.”
Speaking from the North Carolina operations center, O’Shaughnessey praised the efforts of the Department of Defense (DoD), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and… Read More
According to Department of Defense (DoD) officials, more than 7,000 active duty and National Guard service members are prepared to respond to Hurricane Florence. DoD officials also said that the department is working with civilian agencies and federal partners in support of regions affected by the storm.
U.S. Northern Command… Read More
The Hawaii National Guard and active-duty military personnel, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Baltimore District), Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are preparing for Hurricane Lane to make landfall.
FEMA has activated its National Response Coordination Center in Washington, DC, and the Hawaii National… Read More
The 2018 wildfire season has consumed more than two million acres of land, with more than 100 fires burning as of earlier this month. This comes after another two million acres of land burned in 2017.
Over 30,000 personnel – including firefighters from the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand as… Read More
Hurricane season has arrived for some and is fast approaching for others, with Pacific hurricane season beginning today, May 15, and Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1.
Ready.gov offers a digital toolkit to help prepare for hurricane season, including what to know before, during, and after a hurricane. The toolkit … Read More
Disaster Response: Lessons Learned from the May 2007 Greensburg Tornado
by Bradley Jenkins
On May 4, 2007, severe weather ravaged the midwest United States, wreaking havoc throughout the state of Kansas. As night fell on Kiowa County, a tornadic supercell developed, creating the conditions for a catastrophic tornado… Read More