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U.S. Army North
(USARNORTH)

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Purpose

Brief the Workshop on:

USARNORTH)/ Joint Force Land Component
Command (JFLCC) Overview

CONPLAN 3501 “Earthquake” Planning
Considerations.

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USNORTHCOM C2
Mission
USNORTHCOM anticipates and conducts Homeland Defense and
Civil Support operations within the assigned area of responsibility to
defend, protect, and secure the United States and its interests.

U.S. Geographic Combatant Command
PRESIDENT Relationships
Coordinating
SECRETARY
OF DEFENSE
COCOM/OPCON
Supporting

U.S. Coast
National Guard
Guard
Bureau

JOINT TASK JOINT FORCE
FORCE HEADQUARTERS
AFNORTH ARNORTH MARFORNORTH FLEET
ALASKA NATIONAL
FORCES
JFACC JFLCC COMMAND
CAPITAL REGION
JFMCC

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Spectrum of Operations
Characteristics:
Not the lead Federal Agency DoD’s #1
Priority
Immediate Response
Contingency Based Extraordinary
Unique Area of Circumstances
Responsibility
Specialized
Capabilities
Emergency
Circumstances
Temporary
Circumstances

Execute OPLANS

Transnational Disaster Relief Civil CBRNE
Special Events Threats Disturbances Incident Mgmt 4
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USARNORTH Force Array
COL Fowler
COL Johnson COL Stanley
COL Jenkins
COL Fulton
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2 8 COL Freehill
0
1
3 1
1
1 JTF
NORTHCOM
8
Liaison Team Civil Support
1
4 COL Mathis
1
9 HQDA
COL Armstrong 1 Liaison
2
6 6 63rd TAB
1 (KYNG)
COL Young 8
263rd AAMDC
Army Emergency (SCNG)
Preparedness COL Mayr
Liaison Officers 167th TSC
Defense Coordinating Officer JTF-North Civil Support (ALNG)
Training Group - East
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Regional Defense Coordinating
Officer & Element (DCO/E)
Team of 9  Inter-agency Expertise: daily
DCO AC Colonel coordination with FEMA, CBP, FBI, USSS,
OPCON
others
Deputy USAR LTC
 Subject Matter Experts for their Region

Operations
DSCA Signal  Fully integrated with States and Region
Planner NCO
DAC Plnr AC SFC Region IV DCE Engagement
AC Major AC SSG (Six month period)
DAC Ops AC SSG
AC SFC

REPLO SEPLO
USAR COL USAR COL
Tm of 5 USAR SFC Regional Headquarters

Federal Engagement

State Engagement

The DOD Conduit within each Exercises
Base Support Installation Coordination
FEMA Region for DSCA

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Defense Support of Civil Authorities 3
(DSCA)Contingency Command Post (CCP/JTF)
- Deploys to Incident Area
2 - Coordinates with DCO & State Military Cdr
- Command and Control deployed DOD Forces
Defense Coordinating Officer (DCO) IN

When Directed:
- Deploys in support of the Primary DCO
JTF
Federal Agency (FEMA)
- Work Requests for DOD Assistance JF
O
FEMA
Region
State Military Forces (National Guard)
VI
- First to respond under authority of the FEMA
Governor – State Response Region
- Coordinated response with other State
emergency management capabilities IV
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CONPLAN 3501
Defense Support of Civil Authorities
Most Likely Mission
Authority: 08 JSCP CONPLAN 3501
Purpose
 Describes DOD support to civil authorities during natural disasters and civil
emergencies; the focus is timely, effective, and efficient support to save lives, reduce
human suffering, and mitigate great property damage.
 Provides developed, all-hazards concept of operations for support provided within the
auspices of the NRF.
 DOD response is scalable and tailored to the event and requests for support from civil
authorities.
 Two primary COAs:
 Notice Events (NSSEs, special events, hurricanes, etc.)
 No Notice Events (earthquakes, terrorist attacks, etc.)
 Anticipate and execute a timely and effective response in support of the primary agency
during special events and to mitigate the effects of a disaster. Provide appropriate DOD
capabilities in a timely manner to assist civil authorities to provide necessary services
and recover as quickly as possible.

History & Current Status
 NC Cdr approved original plan 11 April 06. SecDef signed memo April 07.
 3501-08 (1st 9-month Review) approved by SecDef 16 Dec 08. Includes 6 Phases &
new NORTHCOM structure.
 3501-09 approved by JFLCC CDR 4 MAY 09.
 3501-08 Rev 1 – JPEC Review. Includes Earthquake & Hurricane Appendixes, &
Caribbean Mass Migration.
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NC CDRs Intent: UNCLASSIFIED
Anticipate and execute a timely and effective response in support of the primary agency during special
CONPLAN 3501 (DSCA)
events and to mitigate the effects of a disaster. Provide appropriate DOD capabilities in a timely manner to
assist civil authorities to provide necessary services and recover as quickly as possible. MISSION: When directed by CDRUSNORTHCOM, USARNORTH, as the JFLCC,
(a) (U) End State. National authorities (in consultation with local, state and tribal authorities) have determined deploys JTF/JTFs to C2 Title 10 DOD forces conducting DSCA in the designated
that military assistance is no longer required, civil authorities are conducting necessary sustainment
operations, and OPCON of deployed assets is transferred back to their respective commands. AOR to support the PA assisting Federal, State, local or tribal authorities to mitigate
(b) (U) Strategic Objectives effects during special events or natural disasters.
(1) Anticipate USNORTHCOM requirements to respond to RFAs from the Primary Agency.
(2) Achieve Unity of Effort with local/tribal, state (including National Guard), and other federal
responders. Joint Incident Objectives (UCG provides through DCO)
(3) Collaborate with DOD, interagency, and intergovernmental partners. • Conduct situational awareness and determine the extent of follow-on requirements.
(4) Establish interoperable, flexible, and scalable C2 for deployed USNORTHCOM assets. • Implement measures to ensure the security, health, and safety of emergency response personnel.
• Conduct life-saving support in the impacted area, to include the urban search and rescue, and medical support (DMAT, DMORT, VMAT, USAR) and
(5) Coordinate closely with the Primary Agency to keep the American people informed.
determine effectiveness of current efforts.
• Bring life-sustaining support to the impacted area, to include support for sheltering and feeding operations.
• Assist in protecting, stabilizing, and restoring critical infrastructure.
Current JFLCC CDRs Intent • Release emergency public information thru the JIC that ensures accurate and targeted communications to the public from all response agencies within
When directed by CDRUSNORTHCOM, provide DOD capability to minimize the impact of domestic emergencies and the Unified Coordination Group. Information should support managing expectations and in multi-cultural/lingual environments.
special events on the US populace and critical infrastructure by anticipating, planning and executing, a timely, safe, • Develop a common operating picture and provide accurate reports vertically and horizontally regarding Unified Coordination Group operations.
effective and efficient response to requests for DSCA. • Identify, utilize and reposition disaster facilities: Points of Distribution, and Field Offices as required for operational effectiveness
(a) (U) End State. JFLCC DSCA operations conclude when a transition of incident management takes place between • Establish disaster facilities: Base Support Installation, Staging Areas.
civil authorities and the JFLCC. All JFLCC personnel conduct redeployment operations and return to their home • Identify and validate requirements for and conduct evacuation and mass care to include buses and shelter requirements for people with access and
station. functional needs, people with medical needs, the general population, and pets/service animals.
(b) (U) Key Tasks. • Query mutual aid resources, to include fire, law, coroner, and public health/medical.
1. (U) Deploy DCO/E to assist and coordinate with the Primary Agency. • Ensure public safety information systems are operational (911 and tactical radio).
2. (U) Alert and assemble NSAT/JTF/OCP/MCP and on order deploy NSAT and or JTFs/OCPs to respond to DSCA CM • Establish Initial Operating Facility (IOF) in FEMA Operational Area Field Office
incident requirements.
3. (U) Provide flexible and effective C2 of designated DOD response forces.
4. (U) Set the theater to support USNORTHCOM Land Operations and provide theater level support to the AOR and Anticipated DOD SPT / MA Assignments
JOA(s).
Lines of Effort:
Main Effort: JTF-XX (CP XXXXXXX) 1. SAR
5. (U) Effectively and efficiently execute Mission Assignments (MAs).
6. (U) Anticipate DOD requirements to rapidly provide DSCA to the PA IAW the NRF. 2. Emergency medical response/care
Task: Conduct DSCA ISO Event XXXX. 3. Patient transport/evacuation
7. (U) Conduct JRSOI.
8. (U) Acquire, manage, and distribute reimbursable budget authority (RBA)- UJTL OP 4.8. Purpose: Save lives, alleviate human suffering. 4. Life support functions
9. (U) Achieve unity of effort with local/tribal, state and other federal responders. Supporting Effort: JTF-XX (FT XXXXX) 5. Supply distribution
10. (U) Maintain and share a Common Operational Picture.
Task: 6. Recovery support
Purpose: 7. DOD facility support (BSI, NLSA)
Shaping Effort: JTF-XXXXX (FT XXXXX) 8. Mortuary affairs
Operational Objectives: Task:
9. Restoration of basic utilities
10. Infrastructure repair
1. DOD response capabilities trained and Postured to support. Purpose: 11. Debris clearance
2. Timely effective Civil Support is provided. Shaping Effort: JTF-N 12. Environmental clean-up
3. Civil authorities requirements for public health and welfare Task: Conduct MSCLEA along the US Border. 13. MDMS Patient MVMT
Purpose: Deter and detect illegal activities along the US 14. EMER Route Clearance
are met. Borders 15. AIRLIFT SPT (DMAT, VMAT, DMORT)
16. HVY/MED LIFT HELO SUPPORT
4. Interagency recovery infrastructure established. 17. COMMUNICATION SUPPORT
5. Public opinion is favorable to DOD response.

CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVES 3500 TRIGGER = MAN-MADE CBRNE EVENT 3502 TRIGGER = CDO EXCEDES T32 CAPIBILITIES

LOSS OF LIFE MINIMIZED PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE NEEDS MET RE-ESTABLISH PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN RESPONSE

CONDITIONS
CONDITIONS

• Search and Rescue operations • Medical infrastructure has capacity • Public utilities (power, water, sewer)
CONDITIONS

CONDITIONS

completed to support routine medical needs infrastructure has capacity to support
routine medical needs • Media reporting positive
• Medical infrastructure has capacity • Logistic distribution capacity meets
to support medical needs of populace population needs • Public transportation network population •Public requests for assistance at a
needs level where Recovery Infrastructure
• Threat to population from • Public shelters are sufficient to meet capable support
Earthquake or hazardous spills the needs of population • Debris is removed to the level that
mitigated recovery infrastructure meets the needs of
population
• Air/land evacuation of special needs • Provide critical resource logistic and
and casualties
distribution • Repair public utilities
• Urban Search and Rescue • Embed media in DOD operations

ACTIONS
ACTIONS

• Conduct debris removal
ACTIONS

Operations • Clear road networks
ACTIONS

• Evacuate and shelter citizens
• Medical support to hospitals, • DOD medical support to hospitals, • Clear debris from Air and Sea Ports
evacuation points and shelters evacuation points and shelters • Conduct search and rescue
• Medical supplies management and • Support Shelter functions • DOD in JIC (common themes
distribution Talking points.

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• Conduct hazardous spill CM

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ANTICIPATE RESPOND OPERATE STABILIZE TRANSITION

DP 1: DP 2: DP 3: DP 4:
- Deploy DCO/E, NSAT, and - Deploy Forces - Redeployment of forces
- Alert / Deploy DCO as
DCLNO. REPLOS.
- Alert / Deploy NSAT and - Deploy OCP.
EPLOs. - Preposition 167th TSC (-)/
1 - Request LNOs. 2 JRSOI Team. 3 4
- Deploy external LNOs.
- Initiate MCP. -Initiate movement for
- Request IA and/or other communications
augmentation. -support for OCP & C2 aircraft.
- Determine NSAT - Issue WARNORD for
deployment location. responding forces.

ANTICIPATE RESPOND OPERATE STABILIZE REDEPLOYMENT
 Begins with ID of a potential  Begins with deployment of Begins when DSCA response Begins when military & Begins with the redeployment
DSCA Mission, a no-notice event Initial Response Capabilities operations commence.. civilian authorities decide that of remaining DOD forces.
or when directed by the SecDef DOD support will scale down.
or President  Ends when response forces are  Ends when deployed T10  Ends when response forces
ready to conduct operations in the forces are present in sufficient  Ends when DOD support is have been relieved, redeployed,
 Ends when pre-identified JOA numbers and capabilities to no longer required by civil and OPCON is transferred to
response forces are deployed perform Mission Assignments. authorities and transition their respective commands.
 Success is deployment of  Success is achieved when criteria are established.
 Success equals deployment forces with enough capability to conditions are set for transition  Success achieved when DOD
of DCO/DCE, EPLOs & other support civil authorities and to stabilizing operations in  Success is achieved when all forces have transitioned all
selected response forces conduct the mission preparation for transition to civil operational aspects of MAs are operations back to civil
authorities. complete. authorities

NOTE: Phase 0 (Shape) is an continuous process of situational awareness and preparedness

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Earthquake EXAMPLE
UNCLASSIFIED JFLCC Mission
When directed by the CDR USNORTHCOM, USARNORTH, as the JFLCC, deploys
JTF/JTFs to command and control Title 10 DOD response forces conducting DSCA
•Approximately 11 million people at high risk operations in the designated AOR, to support the Primary Agency assisting federal,
state, local or tribal authorities to mitigate effects of special events during special
•8-9 million Rural POP. 160-200 Cities events.

St. Louis
1.5 -2 Million

Memphis
1-1.5 Million

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Questions

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