> Vol. 1, No 3. 2010 > From Deploying Individuals to Deploying Departments

Robert Polk and Merriam Mashatt
From Deploying Individuals to Deploying Departments


11 2010
Past and current administrations have called for whole-of-government efforts designed to bring all instruments of power to bear on issues of national security. This approach includes a greatly expanded role for domestic departments and agencies. Once considered “stationary,” domestic agency employees are now being asked to become “expeditionary” in order to deploy to a wide range of operations from postcon"ict recovery to domestic disaster relief.