– National Incident Management System
– National Response Plan
*(2)* Minimize the loss or degredation of resources
*(3)* Continue, sustain, and restore combat and combate support operational capability in an “all-hazards” physical threat environment at Air Force installations worldwide.
*(2)* Provide support to civil and host-nation authorities in accordance with DOD directives and through the appropriate Combatant Command.
– Operations (BE)
– A tactical response structure to manage or conduct contingency response operations.
*(2)* Emergency Operations Center – Emergency Support Functions
*(3)* Unit Control Centers
*(4)* Specialized Teams
Provide a focal point within an organization to maintain unit command and communications, relay information to and from unit personnel, provide expertise to the EOC or IC, and leverage unit resources to respond to and mitigate the incident.
BE is part of the MCC – medical group’s UCC.
– law enforcement security personnel
– key medical personnel
provide the initial, immediate response to a CBRNE Incident.
First responders are not assigned as augmenters or assigned to additional duties that will conflict with their emergency duties.
Include follow-on elements:
– law enforcement personnel
– security personnel
– emergency medical technicians
– CE Readiness personnel
– EOD personnel
– Public Health officers
– mortuary affairs personnel
Serves as the primary operational-level mechanism that provides support during an incident.
modified from the NIMS/NRP construct to implement AFIMS.
BE may augment a number of ESF:
*ESF 5:* Emergency Management
*ESF 8:* Public Health and Medical Services
*ESF 10*: Oil and Hazardous Materials Response
such as Readiness Support Team (RST), Shelter Management Team (SMT), Contamination Control Team (CCT), and Post-attack Reconnaissance (PAR) Teams.
also includes specific tasks such as identifying augmentation manpower needs or reviewing Expeditionary Support Plans (ESPs)
Recovery planning and actions begin as soon as possible to ensure sustainment of crucial missions and restoration of normal operations.
An ongoing process and is considered, to some degree, a part of every phase of incident management.
*(2)* Terrorist Use of CBRN Materials
*(3)* Natural Disasters
*(4)* Conventional Attack
*(2)* Vehicle crash involving hazardous materials
*(3)* Munitions accident
*(2)* Biological – anthrax, ricin, botulinum toxin
*(3)* Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD)
– Tidal Wave/Tsunami
– Volcanic eruption
– An explosive device placed strategically on an aircraft
– An improvised explosive device (IED) placed alongside a well-traveled road.
– Ionization potential
– Chemical formula
– Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) concentration
– Exposure limits
– Molecular Weight
– Boiling point
– Lower explosive limit
*(1)* Potential Hazards
*(2)* Public Safety
*-* Cordon sizes
– Large spill vs. Small spill
– Night vs. Day
– Fire involved
*-* Protective clothing
*(3)* First Aid
*(1)* Exposure Limits
*(2)* Molecular Weight
Designed to protect the general population including the elderly and children.
BE uses this to find out different exposure limits and effects based upon exposure concentration and exposure times.
– Odor Threshold
– Lower Explosive Limit
– Signs and symptoms
– Isolation and decontamination
– Medical Management
*(2)* Emerging and future biological weapons
*(3)* Detection, protection, and decontamination
– Acute high-dose radiation
– Management protocol for Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS)
– Blast and thermal biological effects
– Biological Dosimetry
– Signs and symptoms
– Timeline of Effects
BE is involved in water vulnerability assessments and TIC/TIM vulnerability assessments.
Produces finished, all-source, medical intelligence in support of the DOD and its components, national policy officials, and other federal agencies.
Provides chemicals, biological, radiological, and nuclear-related current and emerging threat information and regional politics.
Also provides information on protective and defensive measures specific to countries of interest.