DH-075: Valued Sustainable Services: Building Partnership Capacity Through Collaborating Approaches

DH-075By: Linton Wells, II

Valued Sustainable Services (ValSServ) concept is an approach to building the capacity of local populations. It emphasizes the interdependency among telecommunications, reliable power, and information-sharing support, and encourages them to be developed in integrated packages rather than in stovepiped lines of effort.1 ValSServ focuses on bottom-up projects in complex civil-military operations2 that can be funded, planned, and executed at local levels, while being consistent with top-down national and theater strategies.

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