October, 2006


Major General Morrow to command First Air Force October 20, 2006 — TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Maj. Gen. Henry “Hank” Morrow will assume command of First Air Force, Air Forces Northern and the Continental United States NORAD Region during a change of command MORE

New Army command supports USNORTHCOM mission October 18, 2006 — The Army’s newest service component command has a dedicated mission that mirrors and supports the mission of U.S. Northern Command: defending the homeland and supporting civil authorities during times MORE

Joint Task Force Civil Support Participates in Nuclear Exercise October 16, 2006 — Fort Monroe, VA -- Team members of the rapid deployment Joint Task Force Civil Support Command Assessment Element linked up with Federal Emergency Management officials and members of the New Jersey MORE

JTF-CS assists Fuertes Defensas 2006 October 13, 2006 — Joint Task Force Civil Support’s Joint Technical Augmentation Cell traveled recently to U.S. Southern Command in Miami to support USSOUTHCOM’s Joint Planning Group during exercise Fuertes Defensas MORE

NORAD – aircraft complete mission; return to home base after NYC crash October 12, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Approximately four hours after NORAD completed its combat air patrol mission in response to an aircraft crash into a building in New York City yesterday, fighter MORE

USNORTHCOM reassures Colorado Senator about Cheyenne Mountain October 11, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Adm. Timothy J. Keating, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, hosted U.S. Senator Wayne Allard, (R-Colo.) which included a MORE

NORAD fighters scramble in response to NYC crash October 11, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command fighter aircraft scrambled minutes after an aircraft crashed into a building this afternoon in New York City. Numerous MORE

DHS official promotes new “culture of preparedness” October 4, 2006 — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The nation needs to create a new culture of preparedness, according to George W. Foresman, under secretary for the Preparedness Directorate of the Department of Homeland MORE

U.S. Northern Command reflects on fourth birthday October 2, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command observed its fourth birthday Monday with a cake-cutting ceremony as headquarters personnel gathered to reflect on the events from which the MORE

USNORTHCOM hosts elite response team leaders October 2, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- In the homeland defense community, these are people you'd be happy to have as neighbors. Col. Michael Campbell and Sgt. Maj. Thomas Murphy have spent the last year MORE