USNORTHCOM NEWS

NORAD and USNORTHCOM exercise to focus on homeland defense

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The bi-national North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, will conduct exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 15 with components, subordinate commands and task forces beginning Monday.
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USNORTHCOM lends support to California wildland frefighting


U.S. Northern Command will support wildfire suppression efforts in California and the Northwest Geographic Area, Sept. 22, at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho by providing two Department of Defense C-130 aircraft equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems.
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Cheyenne Mountain backdrops somber Colorado 9/11 Commemoration

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – More than 700 military members and community leaders from across Colorado Springs joined today to commemorate the attacks of 9/11/2001 at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Mexican armed forces honors Gen. Jacoby

MEXICO CITY – General Chuck Jacoby, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, was honored on Aug. 20, 2014, by the Mexican armed forces during an official ceremony at Military Base No. 1 in Mexico City for his efforts to strengthen military ties between the United States and Mexico. 
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