Goal:To boost community awareness by educating and informing of acts, implications and methods of prevention associated with terrorism in order to thwart plans that would endanger the lives of the community.
What is terrorism and who are the terrorist:The calculated use of violence or the threat of violence to attain goals-political, religious, or ideological in nature; by instilling fear or using intimidation or coercion.
Terrorism involves a criminal act, often symbolic in nature, intended to influence an audience beyond the immediate victim.
Terrorism Threat Conditions:LOW: No group is detected or the group activity is non-threatening.
MODERATE: Terrorist are present but there are no indications of anti-U.S. American activity. The Operating Environment favors the Host Nation or United States.
SIGNIFICANT: Anti-U.S. American terrorist are present and attack personnel as their preferred method of operation or a group uses large casualty producing attacks as their preferred method but has limited operational activity. The Operating Environment is neutral.
HIGH: Anti-U.S. American terrorist are operationally active and uses large casualty producing attacks as their preferred method of operation. There is substantial DoD presence and the Operating Environment favors the terrorist.
Force Protection Conditions:NORMAL: General threat
ALPHA: Unpredictable general threat
BRAVO: Increased and more predictable threat
CHARLIE: Incident occurs or terrorist actions are imminent
DELTA: Incident occurs or terrorist actions are imminent at a specific location