Adaptive Battle Staff (ABS) Seminar / Workshop:
The purpose of this seminar/workshop is to facilitate senior leader and staff review and dialogue on possible courses of action to develop an efficient and effective organizational Command and Control structure for an all-hazards response. In addition the seminar/workshop will review relative state emergency management and Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) best practices and lessons learned, and the roles and integrated operational concepts of NORTHCOM and the NGB.
At a minimum the objective of the course will be to:
- Understand emerging joint doctrine, organizational options and roles, and key intra and inter-agency linkages of the JFHQ’s ABS.
- Understand the civil emergency management and the National Guard DSCA and federal DSCA architectures and concept of operations.
- Understand the JFHQs JOC core functions and the roles and relationships of the JFHQ’s-State / JTF Staff in successfully executing domestic operations.
- Understand the state’s emergency management philosophy, concept of operations and possible methods to leverage National Guard support to build maximum capability, synergy and situational awareness to the benefit of the state’s emergency response team.