October, 2003


Northern Command Sending 14 Aircraft to Battle California Fires October 29, 2003 — 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 MORE

Northern Command Assists California Firefighting Effort October 27, 2003 — 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 MORE

NORTHCOM Chief Says U.S. Better Prepared Against Terror October 3, 2003 — 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 MORE