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American Military University is hosting a new podcast covering the many facets of emergency disaster management (EDM) and homeland security. Each episode of AMU Disaster Crew features expert guests with years of experience dealing with terrorism, emergency management, national security, drug enforcement, immigration, border protection, firefighting, hurricanes, earthquakes, pandemics, civil unrest and much more. Join host Glynn Cosker and his guests as they dissect and analyze the EDM and national security topics which shape our modern world.

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American Military University is hosting a new podcast covering the many facets of emergency disaster management (EDM) and homeland security. Each episode of AMU Disaster Crew features expert guests with years of experience dealing with terrorism, emergency management, national security, drug enforcement, immigration, border protection, firefighting, hurricanes, earthquakes, pandemics, civil unrest and much more. Join host Glynn Cosker and his guests as they dissect and analyze the EDM and national security topics which shape our modern world.

    Evaluating the Nation’s EDM Response to COVID-19 | EP08

    Evaluating the Nation’s EDM Response to COVID-19 | EP08

    Despite experiencing smaller outbreaks of infectious diseases like MERS, SARS, and Ebola, the United States was ill prepared to respond to a pandemic. In this episode, Glynn Cosker talks to AMU emergency and disaster management professor Dr. Kevin Kupietz about the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about the gaps between planning and action, how the spread of misinformation has hindered public response, as well as some of the potential positive long-term outcomes like improved continuity of operations for schools and businesses. 
     
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    • 39 min
    Preparing for the Unthinkable: Pandemics and Electromagnetic Pulse | EP07

    Preparing for the Unthinkable: Pandemics and Electromagnetic Pulse | EP07

    How well prepared is the U.S. to face any disaster? In the second part of this series, Glynn Cosker talks to AMU Dean Dr. Chris Reynolds about preparing for any disaster scenario, even ones that once seemed unlikely. Whereas most people once thought they would never experience a pandemic, the nation continues to respond to the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Reynolds also discusses preparing for an electromagnetic pulse, also known as an EMP, which would wipe out all electronic connections including the electric power grid, communication infrastructure, vehicles, and much more. 
     
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    • 24 min
    Tips to Prepare for Hurricanes, Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters | EP06

    Tips to Prepare for Hurricanes, Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters | EP06

    This year has seen an unprecedented hurricane season and it’s always “earthquake season” in many parts of the country. In this episode, Glynn Cosker talks to American Military University Dean Dr. Christopher Reynolds about the three decades he spent in emergency and disaster management responding to catastrophic events like Hurricane Katrina and the Haitian earthquake. Hear about the lessons learned from those events and tips to prepare for any type of natural disaster.
     
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    • 25 min
    How the U.S. is Dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How the U.S. is Dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How is the U.S. faring in the battle against coronavirus compared to other countries? In this episode, Glynn Cosker talks to political commentator and retired Marine John Ubaldi, about how different countries are managing the pandemic and issues like the lack of globally accepted metrics to measure number of the deaths caused by COVID-19. Also learn how the pandemic is affecting the upcoming U.S. election.
     
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    • 26 min
    Using Genetic Genealogy DNA Databases to Solve Cold Cases

    Using Genetic Genealogy DNA Databases to Solve Cold Cases

    Genetic genealogy databases have aided law enforcement in successfully solving some of the most notorious unsolved criminal cases like the Golden State Killer. In this episode, AMU criminal justice professor Jennifer Bucholtz discusses how this advanced technology works and how genetic genealogy databases may help identify unknown DNA samples of both criminals and victims. Learn more about police procedure, privacy concerns related to DNA databases, and how this technology could help solve thousands of cold cases around the country.
     
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    • 36 min
    Safety of People with Disabilities

    Safety of People with Disabilities

    For individuals who use a wheelchair, traveling can be extremely difficult. In this episode, Sylvia Longmire discusses her experience traveling the globe in a wheelchair, her favorite ways to travel, and why it's so important for people with disabilities to be vocal advocates for accessibility rights.
     
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    • 31 min

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