Kevin Briggs

Graduate of: U.S. Air Force Academy & the Naval Postgraduate School. Former: President of the American Civil Defense Association (TACDA), Editor of Journal of Civil Defense, Readiness Division Director at FEMA, and NCA and Nuclear C3 Plans and Engineering Division Director at DISA. Led the Defense Department’s Red Planning Board analysis team that developed hypothetical nuclear attacks against the USA for wargames. Regularly briefed senior military leaders regarding nuclear threats. While at MITRE, served on the Phase One Engineering Team (POET) of the U.S. Missile Defense program. Director of the U.S. Disaster Preparedness Institute since 1999. Married to a wonderful woman, Laura, and we’ve been blessed with 10 dear children.