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Proceedings Spring 2015

Volume 72, Number 1

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Table of Contents

History and Heritage

Today's National Strike Force:
National Strike Force all-hazard response capabilities.
by LT Scott Houle and BM1 Kenny Tucker
The National Strike Force and the National Response System:
Origins and evolution.
by Mr. Scott R. Lundgren
From Oil to Anthrax:
The National Strike Force's long, messy history.
by CDR Keith M. Donohue
The Oil Spill Response Fund:
Four decades of success.
by Mr. Allen R. Thuring
Four Decades of Response:
Four NSF team members recall their experiences.
by Mr. Peter A. Brunk, Miguel L. Bella, Mr. Mark G. Gregory and DC1 Ken W. Bond
Fathoms Below:
The Coast Guard NSF Dive Program.
by CDR JoAnne Hanson

Oil Spill Response

Federalized and Privatized Oil Spill Response:
Accountability through oil spill response capability.
by LT Jonathan Cooper, LT Michael Clausen, and Mr. Richard Gaudiosi
The Exxon Valdez Spill:
Twenty-five years later.
by Mr. Gary A. Reiter, Mr. Glenn Wiltshire, and Mr. Jack Kemerer
National Strike Force Oversight:
Ensuring marine salvage and commercial diving operation safety.
by Mr. Jim Elliott
SMART Monitoring Protocol:
The on-scene coordinator's tool for success.
by LT Frank Kulesa and Master Chief Marine Science Technician Andrew Jaeger
Beyond Augmentation:
Specialized forces in the Texas City "Y" spill response.
by CAPT Brian Penoyer, CAPT Randal Ogrydziak, CAPT Lisa Campbell, CDR Ricardo Alonso, CDR Kevin Lynn, CDR Zeita Merchant, and LCDR Valerie Boyd
Between the Spills:
NOAA's efforts to mitigate coastal hazards.
by Mr. Doug Helton
An Energy Renaissance:
New fuel transport methods bring potential new risk.
by LT Aaron Jozsef

HAZMAT Response

From Oil Spills to Chemical Releases:
The Environmental Protection Agency's role in national response.
by Ms. Dana Tulis
That's a Lot of Oil:
A National Strike Force Superfund response.
by Mr. Dale R. Hemenway and Mr. James W. Snyder
Keeping It Safe:
Strike force members collaborate to clean a poisonous substance.
by Mr. J. J. Kichner, P.E.
National Strike Force CBRN Operations:
Specialized teams with specialized capabilities.
by CDR Tedd Hutley and LT Brownie Kuk
Experience Can Be the Best Teacher:
Building federal all-hazmat response proficiency.
by LT Bryan Naranjo and LTJG Leigh Van Lear

Incident Management

Leadership in a Time of Crisis:
An interview with former NSF commanding officer, RDML Meredith Austin.
by LT Christopher Kimrey
The Incident Command System:
A historical perspective.
by CDR Kristy Plourde and CDR Ron Cantin
Beyond Complexity:
Leadership in support of the on-scene coordinator.
by LCDR Jeffrey Rubini, CEM
Calling in Reinforcements:
Coast Guard surge support.
by Mr. Kevin Sligh and LCDR Robert Gore
We're Not in Kansas Anymore:
International response efforts.
by CDR Kevin Lynn
Incident Management and Crisis Response:
A collective approach.
by CAPT Joseph Gleason and CDR Jason Gunning
Today's IMAT:
Ready to assist with incident management
by CAPT Anthony Lloyd

Lessons Learned

Gathering Facts, Investigating Incidents, Preventing Casualties:
Lessons learned from an oil spill response perspective.
by Mr. Robert VanZandt and Mr. Scott Lundgren

On Deck

Assistant Commandant's Perspective
By Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown
Champion’s Point of View
by CAPT Claudia Gelzer
Upcoming in Proceedings
Chemical of the Quarter
Understanding Mustard Gas: The lingering threat.
by Joshua P. Gray, Ph.D., LCDR Gregory Crettol, MST2 Thomas Withers, 1/c Samantha Cardoza and 1/c Joshua Moan
Nautical Queries
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