Speaker and Meeting Recap:
Our speaker for this month was General Ostermann is the Deputy Commander of the 90th Regional Readiness Command (RCC) headquartered in N. Little Rock, Arkansas.
RRCs exercise command and control of assigned units, including organizing, training, mobilizing and deploying units and individuals. RRCs also support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in case of natural disasters or emergency situations. The 10 RRCs serving the continental United States are aligned with FEMA regions. An additional RRC serves Puerto Rico.
In the area of facilities management, RRCs provide engineering, utilities, physical security, environmental and contracting support to facilities. RRCs also provide the full range of base operations support. Upon mobilization, the RRCs continue to care for families of mobilized soldiers, maintain facilities and coordinate mobilization efforts.