Sept. 11, 2017
DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Response Efforts
Naval, air and ground assets from the Defense Department are ready to initiate response operations in Florida and will continue Hurricane Irma response operations throughout the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico region, a DoD spokesman said.
Aug. 28, 2017
DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas
The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in
March 29, 2017
NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at holds religious affairs workshop
Peterson AFB, Colo. —
The NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at held a religious affairs workshop titled "Embracing Complexity-Navigating Uncertainty" March 23, 2017. The three-day event focused on
Oct. 6, 2016
DoD Assistance Team Arrives in Haiti for Post-Hurricane Support
U.S. military assistance is on the ground in Haiti to assist and support the tiny island nation with the impact felt from Hurricane Matthew, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.
Oct. 5, 2016
U.S. Army North Stands Ready in Event of Disasters, Attacks
Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of U.S. Army North, said he agrees with a previous commander’s statement that “if you weren’t paranoid when you came to this command, you certainly will be when you leave.” The command is charged with defending the homeland in the event of a natural disaster or an act of war.
Aug. 29, 2016
Joint task force trains to save lives during disaster exercise
FORT HOOD, Texas —
Service members with Joint Task Force Civil Support honed their disaster response skills during realistic decontamination training Aug. 25, as part of Exercise Sudden Response 16 at Fort Hood, Texas.
Aug. 26, 2016
Southwest Border Region Visit
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
Gen. Lori Robinson, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander, was briefed on and toured the Southwest Border Region during a visit to San Diego, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016.
Aug. 25, 2016
NORTHCOM leader talks partnerships at Missile Defense Symposium
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —
Relationships and trusted partnerships are critical for the success of the U.S. ground-based midcourse defense mission, said the deputy director of Operations for the U.S. Northern Command at the 19th Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center, Aug. 17, 2016.
Army North facilitates annual antiterrorism/force protection workshop
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
The annual U.S. Army North Antiterrorism and Force Protection Workshop and Table Top Exercise kicked off at Fort Sam Houston Aug. 9, providing three days of sessions to facilitate greater collaboration among the force protection communities.
Aug. 24, 2016
September is National Preparedness Month
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- —
September is National Preparedness Month! Are you ready?