July 8, 2005

USNORTHCOM monitors Hurricane Dennis

U.S. Northern Command officials continue to monitor Hurricane Dennis and coordinate closely with federal and state agencies to ensure a quick response to assist if called upon.As of mid-afternoon

July 7, 2005

Explosions in London

U.S. Northern Command officials are monitoring the situation in London following several early morning explosions there that appear to be an act of terrorism.Senior USNORTHCOM officials were notified

June 26, 2005

Exercise to focus on nuclear terror scenario

FORT MONROE, Va. -- Here’s the scenario…A seafaring vessel transporting a 10-kiloton nuclear warhead makes its way into a port off the coast of Charleston, S.C. Terrorists aboard the ship attempt to

June 9, 2005

Joint Task Force Civil Support Commander Promoted to Major General

Ft. Monroe, Va. — The commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, Bruce E. Davis, was promoted today to the rank of major general in the U.S. Army in a ceremony at Fort Monroe, Va. Adm. Timothy J.

May 24, 2005

Visual Warning System for the Washington, D.C. area

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Recently a new warning signal for communicating with aircraft was deployed within the Washington, D.C. area. The Visual Warning System fielded by North American

May 19, 2005

NORAD, USNORTHCOM Honor Quarter’s Best

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command recognized its top performers for January through March 2005 during a quarterly awards ceremony

May 18, 2005

NORAD-USNORTHCOM Commander: Perspectives of the Job

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Six months into his tour as commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, Adm. Timothy Keating said his perspective on the job has changed “dramatically.”“I thought I

May 12, 2005

Homeland Security Secretary Visits USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff recently made his first visit to U.S. Northern Command to familiarize himself with the mission of USNORTHCOM

May 11, 2005

Air incident, Washington, D.C.

NORAD responded to a general aviation Cessna aircraft that violated the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over Washington, D.C., today. Two F-16s scrambled from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and

May 9, 2005

Canadian ambassadorvisits NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command symbolizes an “extraordinarily robust and long-standing defense relationship” between Canada and the United States, said