TITLE

Decontamination Operations in a Mass Casualty Scenario

AUTHOR(S)
Snyder, Michael L.; Sobieski, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Autumn2008, Issue 51, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the readiness of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct decontamination operations for mass casualty scenario of a bioterrorism. It notes that the DOD has the capability to provide decontamination in support of civilian authorities. With its capability, the DOD requires an understanding of the circumstances of the doctrinal differences between battlefield removal operations and defense support to civilian authorities (DSCA).
ACCESSION #
34410303

 

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