Module 2 – Case
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)
DHS and Points of DOD Involvement
Command and Control in the Homeland (C2)
What is meant by a bottom-up approach? Shouldn’t those with more knowledge and authority be in command?
Four C2 options are available to our military and civilian leadership. What are they? Paraphrase. Give example of each.
Department of Defense Support to Domestic Incidents
At what point would the military be involved in a terrorist attack? Give example. Use citations to back up your statements.
DHS Website: Locate the Five Homeland Security Missions. Which mission(s) would DOD be involved? Give examples.
Assignments should be at least three pages double-spaced, not counting the cover or reference page. Paper format: (a) Cover page, (b) Header, (c) Body.
Submit your assignment by the last day of this module.
Relevance—All content is connected to the question.
Precision—Specific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate.
Depth of discussion—Present and integrate points that lead to deeper issues.
Breadth—Multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors considered.
Evidence— Well-supported points with facts, statistics, and references.
Logic—Presented discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, and/or factual information.
Clarity—Writing is concise, understandable, and contains sufficient detail or examples.
Objectivity—Avoids predominant use of first person and avoids subjective bias.
References—Sources listed at the end of the paper (APA style preferred).