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Major General Michael Kostelnik, USAF (Ret)

DomPrep’s John Morton met with Major General Micheal C. Kostelnik, USAF (Ret.), assistant commissioner for Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine, CBP’s newly integrated Air and Marine organization.DomPrep has divided the 42 minute interview into eight segments.  Listen to Audio Segment OneAir/Marine Integration – The Structure for Administrative and Tactical
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Cyber Attacks: The Need for Resiliency

Ability of private businesses 038 public agencies to resume operations following a major disaster used to be taken for granted That is no longer the case particularly since hackers 038 terrorists discovered the damage that could be caused by modern technolo
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What Is an Ambulance?

It used to be two strong men and a hearse Modern EMS workers are now much better equipped to provide early lifesaving support both at the scene of an accident or incident and while en route to the nearest hospital or other medical facility
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Terrorism, LE, and the Relevance of Failed States

DPJ 8217 s managing editor discusses a complex new factor in the terrorism counterterrorism equation the dangers posed to the Free World by nations out of control with nothing to lose and unable to cope with their own political and economic problems
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Major General Donna Barbisch, USA (Ret)

DomPrep’s John Morton met with Major General Donna F. Barbisch, USA (Ret.)” … Barbisch prioritizes planning … when it comes to [providing] medical support in catastrophic-incident responses.”DomPrep has divided the 43 minute interview into four segments.  Listen to Audio Segment One“Leveraging existing health system assets for integrated training/planning … [to increase]
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The Need for Surge Capacity: Patience Is Not the Solution!

The time is NOW to develop detailed plans for the implementation of the mutual aid agreements without which almost all hospitals in any given area of the country will be forced to rely on stopgap measures 8211 inadequate and too late 8211 to cope with a major disasters
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Nuclear Resiliency: Command Attention Required

The WWII Manhattan Project mahy serve as the model for a new approach to solve today 8217 s homeland security problems A major improvement in senior leadership is needed and a reallocation of resources but that would be only the start
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Major General Michael Kostelnik, USAF (Ret)

DomPrep’s John Morton met with Major General Micheal C. Kostelnik, USAF (Ret.), assistant commissioner for Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine, CBP’s newly integrated Air and Marine organization.DomPrep has divided the 42 minute interview into eight segments.  Listen to Audio Segment OneAir/Marine Integration – The Structure for Administrative and Tactical
Read More »

Cyber Attacks: The Need for Resiliency

Ability of private businesses 038 public agencies to resume operations following a major disaster used to be taken for granted That is no longer the case particularly since hackers 038 terrorists discovered the damage that could be caused by modern technolo
Read More »

What Is an Ambulance?

It used to be two strong men and a hearse Modern EMS workers are now much better equipped to provide early lifesaving support both at the scene of an accident or incident and while en route to the nearest hospital or other medical facility
Read More »

Terrorism, LE, and the Relevance of Failed States

DPJ 8217 s managing editor discusses a complex new factor in the terrorism counterterrorism equation the dangers posed to the Free World by nations out of control with nothing to lose and unable to cope with their own political and economic problems
Read More »

Major General Donna Barbisch, USA (Ret)

DomPrep’s John Morton met with Major General Donna F. Barbisch, USA (Ret.)” … Barbisch prioritizes planning … when it comes to [providing] medical support in catastrophic-incident responses.”DomPrep has divided the 43 minute interview into four segments.  Listen to Audio Segment One“Leveraging existing health system assets for integrated training/planning … [to increase]
Read More »

The Need for Surge Capacity: Patience Is Not the Solution!

The time is NOW to develop detailed plans for the implementation of the mutual aid agreements without which almost all hospitals in any given area of the country will be forced to rely on stopgap measures 8211 inadequate and too late 8211 to cope with a major disasters
Read More »

Army National Guard Assets and Homeland Security

The militia tradition continues in the Brave New World of the 21st century with the Army and Air National Guard playing the lead roles 8211 but all of the nation 8217 s armed services are assuming new missions and responsibilities in the field of homeland defense
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Dr. James Jay Carafano, Homeland Security, The Heritage Foundation

DomPrep’s John Morton met with Dr. James Jay Carafano, Senior Fellow for National Security and Homeland Security, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation. Dr. Carafano discusses in-depth his take on the key lesson learned from the Hurricane Katrina response: the need for a 0-to-96-hour
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Roger Cressey, President, Good Harbor Consulting

The former White House advisor discusses the hurricane recovery and response operations the implications for a DHS reorganization 8211 and for the possible use of the military to cope with future disasters 8211 and the role of the private sector
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The Use of Naval Militias in Homeland Defense

Only four states 8211 Alaska New Jersey New York and Ohio 8211 now have active naval militias But two more states California and Wisconsin are now considering reorganization initiatives and many other states may want to consider the low cost high value
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The Other Gulf War

DomPrep 8217 s publisher discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina several changes and upgrades in the IMR Goup 8217 domestic preparedness publications and the company 8217 s roadmap to an even more productive future
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