Contributing Authors

Kyle G. Ferlemann

Kyle G. Ferlemann is a 32 year veteran of civil-military operations within the National Guard working with local, state, and federal agencies in both domestic and international emergency planning and operational support. His education has been eclectic. He holds degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice, as a tradesman he is a Mechanical Journeyman and a Master Plumber. His military education includes the US Army Command and General Staff College and Air War College. Formally trained in Domestic Support to Civilian Authority (DSCA), the Incident Command System / National Incident Command System ICS/NIMS in addition to military combat and stability operations, he has used these skills to meet the needs of civilian authority from small town Mayors to US embassy personnel where military application was appropriate. During his military career he has served in multiple overseas and domestic deployments. His experience includes rescue and support activities in domestic natural disasters from ice storms to hurricanes. He has directed counter-terror operations to meet security requirements for critical domestic infrastructure as well as US facilities and military installations overseas. Senior assignments include the coordination of military support to local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as civilian government in the conduct of domestic counter-drug programs and operations. His career has left him with a firm understanding of the delicate balance between military power and civilian authority.

Books by Kyle G. Ferlemann

Disaster Response SMARTbook 2 – Incident Command System (ICS)

Disaster Response SMARTbook 1 – Federal/National Disaster Response

Disaster Response SMARTbook 3 – Disaster Preparedness (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Disaster Response SMARTbook 3 - Disaster Preparedness, 2nd Ed.