Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Colonel Kevin Reilly (U.S. Air Force, retired) is a member of the Emergency Management Department at Stony Brook University Hospital. Prior to assuming the position as Regional Training Coordinator, Reilly was the Emergency Manager for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Plum Island Animal Disease Center. He joined DHS in 2009 after a military career split between the U.S. Marine Corps, New York Air Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve. For over ten years, Reilly managed Plum Island’s emergency response plans, training programs and exercise activities; he also served as Planning Section Chief on the facility's Incident Management Team. As the host of numerous mass-casualty-incident seminars, Reilly was also instrumental in promoting regional MCI and active shooter preparedness. Prior to DHS, Colonel Reilly was an Air Guard HC-130 Examiner Pilot, a combat search and rescue instructor, Squadron Commander, Operations Group Commander, Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer to FEMA, and a SAR Task Force Commander for NASA space shuttle launches.
Operation Black Swan - The Unthinkable in a Hospital – The Design and Execution of the Largest Healthcare Active Shooter Exercise to be Held on Long Island