Sixth Annual Reserve Component Symposium Workshop #4

  • August 15, 2007
  • Mr John Elliot, Prof James O Kievit

The United States Army College's Center for Strategic Leadership hosted the sixth annual Reserve Component Symposium, Achieving Unity of Effort in Responding to Crises, on 11-12 July 2007.The forum addressed pressing concerns surrounding military response and recovery operations conducted by the military's active and reserve components following major disasters within the United States.The symposium utilized four work groups, with each group addressing a different issue.This paper is the product of one of the groups, and addresses the topic "The Development and Dissemination of a 'Common Operational Picture' in Preparation, Response and Recovery Operations between the Components of the Military and Civilian Authorities at all Levels of Government.