There is no physical impediment that cannot be overcome to ensure efficient end-to-end movement of relief supplies into, and evacuees out of a JOA like that of JTF-Katrina.
(78.) 1st Air Operations Center, "Daily Situation Report, JTF-Katrina," 8 Sept 2005.
"(COL David Dodd), the commander of the 93rd, is on the ground directly involved with communications support for JTF-Katrina," added Calvo.
"As long as there is a command structure there, we will probably have some of our Soldiers engaged and whatever day they decide to officially turn off JTF-Katrina under LG Honore ...
President Bush declared a state of emergency for Louisiana on August 27 and NORTHCOM began to deploy the forward elements of what was to become Joint Task Force-Katrina (JTF-Katrina).
Even after the activation of JTF-Katrina on August 30, DOD's response appears incremental, responding to an increasingly deteriorating situation.