Hurricane Katrina : lessons for army planning and operations / Lynn E. Davis ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Military planning--United States
Armed Forces--Civic action
Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Disaster relief--Gulf States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Santa Monica, CA : RAND, c2007
LC Classification: U
Physical Description: xviii, 87 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Figures
Tables
Summary
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Ch. 1. Introduction 1
Background 1
Analytical Approach 7
Report Organization 9
Ch. 2. Background 11
How the Nation Is Organized to Respond to Domestic Emergencies 11
Active-Duty Military 14
The National Guard 15
How the Nation Prepared and Responded to Hurricane Katrina 15
Ch. 3. The Military Response to Hurricane Katrina 19
The National Guard Response 19
The Response of Active-Duty Forces 28
The Command and Control System 38
Lessons from Hurricane Katrina 45
Ch. 4. Implications for Army Planning and Operations 47
Roles and Responsibilities of National Guard and Active Forces 47
Army Transformation 48
National Guard 49
Department of Defense Post-Hurricanes Katrina Initiatives 51
Should States Do More? 52
Should There Be a Regional Approach? 54
Should National Guard or Active-Duty Forces in ARFORGEN Be Designated for HLS? 58
Command and Control Structure 60
Alternative 1: Separate Federal and State Task Forces 63
Alternative 2: Dual-Status Command 64
Alternative 3: State Joint Force Headquarters in Lead 66
Alternative 4: NORTHCOM in Lead 66
Matching the C[superscript 2] Structure to Disaster Response Characteristics 67
Choosing a C[superscript 2] Structure 70
Ch. 5. Conclusions 73
App. Situational Awareness in Hurricane Katrina 77
References 83
Additional Authors: Davis, Lynn E. (Lynn Etheridge), 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 2007017599
ISBN: 9780833041678 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0833041673 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [83]-87)
Contents: Introduction -- Background -- The military response to Hurricane Katrina -- Implications for army planning and operations -- Conclusions -- Appendix: Situational awareness in Hurricane Katrina
OCLC Number: 137325017
ISBN/ISSN: 9780833041678
0833041673