Archive: 2005

Sept. 12, 2005

U.S. Northern Command Support to Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – As directed by the Secretary of Defense and in accordance with the National Response Plan, U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) is supporting the Dept. of Homeland

Sept. 10, 2005

USNORTHCOM Commander: Primary Mission is Homeland Defense

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in no way detracts from U.S. Northern Command’s number one job, said USNORTHCOM

Sept. 8, 2005

U.S. Northern Command Admiral: U.S. Military Vigilant Against Terrorism

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is prepared to respond to threats of terrorism, even with thousands of military personnel mobilized to the Gulf Coast assisting in Hurricane

Sept. 8, 2005

Fifth Army assists in relief efforts in hurricane’s aftermath

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – Fifth U.S. Army joined thousands of Defense Department personnel in relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Even as the hurricane struck Aug. 29, Fifth Army

Sept. 7, 2005


Deployed soldiers may call as well to request information. Website: www.guardfamily.orgNGB has been assigned the Family Support mission and First Army has been assigned the Logistical Support

Sept. 7, 2005

Hard hats and helping hands

GULFPORT, Miss. – The normally pristine white sand beaches of southern Mississippi resembles a landfill or an eccentric yard sale. Photo albums, books, chairs and various curious mix with debris and

Sept. 7, 2005

Saviors from the sky

GULFPORT, Miss. – They load up with supplies and fly out. They pass over rural, outlying areas and begin their search. There are reports that say there are people in this general area that need the

Sept. 7, 2005

Marines Continue Search For Katrina Survivors

NAVAL AIR STATION NEW ORLEANS – More than 1,000 Marines hurried to the storm-stricken Gulf Coast over the weekend moved quickly to communities in and around New Orleans today in search of residents

Sept. 6, 2005

USNORTHCOM Supports Interim Housing for Hurricane Evacuees

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Along with thousands of active duty military and National Guard troops, U.S. Northern Command has asked several commercial passenger ships to report for duty on the

Sept. 1, 2005

USNORTHCOM Delivers Hurricane Katrina Relief Supplies

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Recovery and relief operations for the victims of Hurricane Katrina call for fuel – and lots of it – whether it’s food and water for people or JP-8 for helicopters.