DTP-021: The Bug Stops Here: Force Protection and Emerging Infectious Diseases

DTP-021By: Donald F. Thompson, Joel L. Swerdlow, and Cheryl A. Loeb

The purpose of this paper is to reciew important lessons that have been learned in the past, and to recisit the older but proven principles of force proteciton that are in danger of being forgotten in today’s techonology-focused military environment. It provides a series of case studies that analyze health threats to each regional combatant command and presents both tactical and strategic recommendations that will better prepare the entire DoD for future outbreaks.

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