Oct. 29, 2003

Northern Command Sending 14 Aircraft to Battle California Fires

United States Northern Command is sending all eight of the Department of Defense’s C-130 aircraft equipped with the Modular Airborne Firefighting System, or MAFFS, and six CH-53 helicopters with fire

Oct. 27, 2003

Northern Command Assists California Firefighting Effort

U.S. Northern Command is joining the effort to battle 11 wildland fires that have burned more than 230,000 acres in Southern California and has depleted the state’s firefighting resources.While

Oct. 3, 2003

NORTHCOM Chief Says U.S. Better Prepared Against Terror

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2003 -- "The United States is better prepared to face terrorist threats today and the U.S.Northern Command will continue to improve U.S. capabilities," the head of that unified

Sept. 30, 2003

Government, military, industry leaders unite to talk homeland defense

“No one knows how long this war is going to last. No one knows what resources will ultimately be required, but we do know that transnational terrorism will be defeated and Americans will once again be

Sept. 23, 2003

It’s Been a Good Year

It’s been a very good year for the recently promoted MSG Mark Lawson. Lawson, the noncommissioned officer in charge (NCOIC) of U.S. Northern Command’s (USNORTHCOM) Combined Intelligence and Fusion

Sept. 16, 2003

Northern Command Announces Full Operational Capability

PETERSON Air Force Base, Colo. -- U.S. Northern Command, created in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, announced full operational capability on the second anniversary of the New York,

Sept. 16, 2003

U.S. Northern Command prepares for Hurricane Isabel recovery operations

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Northern Command is working closely with Department of Defense officials to anticipate what military resources may be requested for recovery operations following

Aug. 29, 2003

U.S. Northern Command hosts first Homeland Defense Symposium

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), in partnership with the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and Rocky Mountain Chapter National Defense Industrial Association,

Aug. 29, 2003

USNORTHCOM Completes Determined Promise ’03

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo - Dozens die when terrorists release pneumonic plague in Las Vegas. Quickly thereafter, a hurricane wreaks havoc in Florida, wildland fires scorch thousands of acres in

Aug. 26, 2003

Rear Admiral J. Stanton Thompson Receives Defense Superior Service Medal

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Rear Adm. J. Stanton Thompson recently received the Defense Superior Service Medal for his service at U.S. Pacific Command during a ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base