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Committee Vice President: Dave Packard, USACE - Northwestern Division

Committee Chair: Brec Wilshusen, SolidEn Engineering & Consulting

Committee Charter
  • Fostering professional association amongst all those interested in engineering solutions for national security;
  • Expand the capacity of government and industry to respond to emergencies and catastrophies;
  • In short, to consider and develop means to assist the nation in maintaining a capability to mobilize quickly and effectively.

Committee Objectives
  • Objective #1 Advance Military Engineering through professional education and training
  • Objective #2 Promote partnering between military and civilian communities to facilitate engineering capabilities that will lead to a robust military and civilian engineering readiness response capability membership and broadening their opportunities.
  • Objective #3 Facilitate b and effective Post Readiness Program

Streamer Criterion
  • Operate a Post Readiness Committee
  • Establish/maintain a viable, interactive readiness program among all the available local, state, federal and civilian entities in the Post area
  • Conduct Programs on Readiness
  • Be Actively Involved in Planning for Disaster/Contingency Exercises and/or Actual Contingency Operations

  • One of our major initiatives in Readiness has been development of FAST START plans, which are interactive readiness programs which endeavor to link all available local, state, federal and civilian entities in a Post's area. Click here to view a PDF of an explanation of what the Readiness Committee responsibilities are.

One of the key initiatives of the Readiness Committee is the Fast Start Plan.

Click here (or on the image below) to download a PDF of the Omaha Post's Readiness Plan. Or click here for an HTML version of the Omaha Post's Readiness Plan.