USNORTHCOM NEWS

Admiral Gortney assumes command at NORAD, USNORTHCOM

Admiral Bill Gortney assumed command of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command from Army Gen. Chuck Jacoby, Jr., in a change of command ceremony today on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
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NORAD, USNORTHCOM leadership changing hands

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command will welcome Navy Adm. Bill Gortney as its new commander during a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., Dec. 5, in Hangar 1 on Peterson AFB, Colo.
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Navy master chief petty officer joins NORAD, USNORTHCOM as 13th Command Senior Enlisted Leader

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Terrence Molidor will take the reigns as the 13th Command Senior Enlisted Leader tomorrow, Nov. 5, 2014, for North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.
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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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