After Action Review

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After Action Review Throughout the history of the United States, the military is usually employed to suppress insurrection and rebellion, to enforce the law as well as perform many other duties of the Federation, state and local affairs. While support to the nations is usually overshadowed by the high-profile duty of detracting it, military support is a vital mission which still continues to grow as alluded to by the number of domestic problems to which the Department of Defense (DOD) has responded to in past years (Grange & Johnson 1997, p.108). The U.S has acknowledged and prepared for terrorist attacks for years. The terrorist events in the fall of 2001 put to test the extent to which the local, State, and Federal emergencies had in…show more content…
London police departments had to coordinate fatalities from the four different bomb locations. The pre-planned autopsy arrangements were effective, but the process of body identification was too long; numerous families and relatives of victims have gone through profound distress due to the lack of objective information about the exact victims and survivors of the critical incident. The bombings have led to the creation of a new critical incident plan. The plan could be coordinated at the international level. London bombings have led to realization of potential threats and hazards, and unresolved safety issues. London bombings have become a real-life test for the pre-prepared critical incident plans earlier developed by emergency professionals. Oklahoma City Bombings 1995 Oklahoma City Bombings were as unexpected as critical incidents in London later in 2005. In distinction from London, Oklahoma did not place communications to the forefront of the emergency rescue operations. Oklahoma City emergency strategy was headed by first-in fire companies, medical, and law enforcement personnel, civilians and voluntary organizations. A “controlled perimeter was created around the dangerous site” (The Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency Management, 1995). Casualty Bureau has accepted and processed critical amount of information immediately after London bombings occurred. Casualty Bureau dealt with
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