Sept. 11, 2006

USNORTHCOM, NORAD host Netherlands defense leader

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Using military assets to support civilian authorities in times of crisis is not unique to American military organizations, and a top military leader of the Netherlands

Sept. 11, 2006

U.S. Northern Command chief talks of 9-11 experiences, state of defense today

WASHINGTON – One result of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, was the establishment of U.S. Northern Command to deal with threats aimed at the United States, the organization’s commander said

Sept. 7, 2006

USNORTHCOM, NORAD announce 2nd quarter award winners

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command recognized their top performers for April-June 2006 during an awards ceremony Aug. 30.Lt. Gen.

Sept. 5, 2006

DoD supports Atlantis shuttle mission

U.S. Northern Command is the focal point for military emergency support to the Space Shuttle. Support includes astronaut rescue and recovery and orbiter recovery. USNORTHCOM, established in 2002 and

Sept. 5, 2006

U.S. Northern Command, NORAD support Atlantis shuttle mission

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - United States Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command provide support to NASA and the shuttle program’s mission with distinctly different but

Sept. 2, 2006

Firefighting mission ends for Army’s Task Force Blaze

Task Force Blaze will return home Sunday afternoon to Fort Lewis, Wash., following a three-week deployment to fight wildfires in North Central Washington.The military worked side-by-side with civilian

Aug. 31, 2006

USNORTHCOM hosts senior Air Force leader

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Sometimes, to get to know someone better, you just have to meet face-to-face. This week, the Air Force general in charge of an organization that provides critical

Aug. 30, 2006

Soldiers Battle Wildfires

PFC Luke Schneider of the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, is one of 550 Soldiers from Fort Lewis, Wash., helping civilian firefighters fight blazes in Washington state. SPC Abel TrevinoSoldiers

Aug. 29, 2006

From Falluja to forest fires: AAFES goes where the troops go

DALLAS – True to its motto, “We go where you go,” the Army and Air Force Exchange Service has mobilized its next-generation Tactical Field Exchange (TFE) in support of some 550 active-duty Soldiers

Aug. 29, 2006

USNORTHCOM prepared to support Ernesto operations

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Ernesto’s progress and is prepared to respond to requests for support from the Federal