Archive: 2003

June 19, 2003

One-stop shopping for U.S. defense

People lingering in the newly built hallways of the U.S. Northern Command headquarters building here are likely to hear the phrase "one-stop shopping."America’s newest military command is patterned on

May 22, 2003

U.S. Northern Command and UCCS Sign Memorandum of Understanding

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - U.S. Northern Command and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that defines their working relationship

May 22, 2003

NORAD/USNORTHCOM Announce Annual Communications Award Winners

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the U. S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) recognized their annual communications awards winners during a

May 16, 2003

Key official retires after nearly 42 years of service

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite. The satellite itself wasnt large, about the size of a basketball, but it was gigantic in

May 13, 2003

TOPOFF 2 Another Opportunity to Train

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Without warning, the public address system in the U.S. Northern Commands (USNORTHCOM) headquarters building blared, T"his is an exercise. The Department of Homeland

April 22, 2003

USNORTHCOM Emblem Illustrates New Commands Mission

March 31 marked the end of the first six months of operation for United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), the new unified military command born out of the September 11 attacks, with the mandate of

April 21, 2003

Job Placements Prove Successful

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - After months of uncertainty, many civilian employees assigned to the former U.S. Space Command can breathe a sigh of relief after receiving new positions."Every single

April 11, 2003

NORAD/USNORTHCOM Chief of Staff Confirmed as Next Chief of National Guard

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Congress today confirmed the nomination of Maj. Gen. H. Steven Blum, as the 25th Chief of the National Guard Bureau (NGB). Congress also promoted him to the rank of

April 3, 2003

A Salute to U.S. Northern Command

The men and women of United States Northern Command have been invited to attend a salute a Welcome to Colorado Springs social on April 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Penrose House in Colorado Springs. The

March 14, 2003

Eberhart Briefs Congress On U.S. Northern Command

The commander of America’s newest combatant command briefed members of Congress on March 13 about the progress his unit has made since its inception less than six months ago. Gen. Ralph E. Eberhart,