Archive: 2005

Sept. 24, 2005

President monitors Hurricane Rita from USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — President George W. Bush was at U.S. Northern Command monitoring Hurricane Rita as the once Category 5 hurricane barreled toward the already battered Gulf Coast Sept.

Sept. 20, 2005

U.S. Northern Command prepares to support relief efforts for Hurricane Rita

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is prepared to meet Requests for Assistance that the Federal Emergency Management Agency may issue prior to and in the wake of Hurricane

Sept. 16, 2005

German Federal Agency for Technical Relief assists in relief efforts

Pumps, personnel and trucks from the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief filled four C-17 Globemasters and three C-5 Galaxies and arrived less than a week ago to assist in Hurricane Katrina

Sept. 16, 2005

Task Force Care helping Soldiers pick up the pieces

Soldiers of the National Guard’s 265th Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Polk, Louisiana are returning from a year-long deployment in Iraq. Rather than being greeted by the usual smiling faces and open

Sept. 16, 2005

Civil Air Patrol to the rescue

With the myriad of aid pouring into New Orleans among the names of the recognizable organizations are the Red Cross, FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security. Of course, there are individual

Sept. 15, 2005

MSSG-11 helps Red Cross salvage distribution warehouse

GULFPORT, Miss.(Sept. 9, 2005) -- A detachment of Marines and a sailor from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, Calif., helped members of the American, British and Spanish Red Crosses

Sept. 15, 2005

Army Reserve Chinooks lift evacuees and spirits in New Orleans

As Chief Warrant Officer Jim Adkins settled his CH-47 Chinook helicopter into a hover over what Hurricane Katrina left of the coastal village of Empire, La., he saw something inspiring. Amongst the

Sept. 14, 2005

MSSG-11 helps Red Cross salvage distribution warehouse

FORT GILLEM, GA. (JOINT TASK FORCE KATRINA) – The commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, Lieutenant General Russel Honore, in consultation with Vice Admiral Thad Allen, Principal Federal Officer for

Sept. 13, 2005

Navy Chief Visits Bataan During Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

ON BOARD USS BATAAN (LHD 5) IN THE GULF OF MEXICO – In just one of many stops during a daylong tour of the military’s Hurricane Katrina joint operations area, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael

Sept. 13, 2005

U.S. Northern Command Element Helps Save Lives in New Orleans

NAVAL AIR STATION NEW ORLEANS – A command element from U.S. Northern Command that deployed here from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is coordinating the rescue efforts of the thousands of active duty