August, 2006

Aug. 17, 2006

JTF-CS hones response with exercise challenges

FORT MONROE, Va. – The scenario could be one of your darkest nightmares: a madman driven by an anti-American zealotry has shattered the peace of a major U.S. city. His weapon of choice? An aerosolized

Aug. 17, 2006

Fort Lewis Soldiers prepared to fight Washington fire

Soldiers from Fort Lewis, Wash., assigned to Task Force Blaze completed two days of intensive, hands-on training Aug. 16 to help fight wildland forest fires.The National Interagency Fire Center

Aug. 16, 2006

Soldiers respond to forest fire

More than 500 Soldiers from Fort Lewis, Wash., have responded to the National Interagency Fire Center’s request for military assistance in battling forest fires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National

Aug. 11, 2006

U.S. Northern Command assists with wildland firefighting efforts in Washington

PETERSON AFB, Colo. – United States Northern Command is preparing to deploy more than 500 active-duty U.S. Army soldiers to the Tripod Complex fire in Washington State to assist with firefighting

Aug. 10, 2006

USNORTHCOM and NORAD remain vigilant in light of UK activity

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command officials are monitoring the situation following today’s arrest in the United Kingdom of several

Aug. 10, 2006

Military Firefighting Assistance Statement from National Interagency Fire Center

• Military personnel and equipment are used when national civilian resources are committed to on-going fires or on standby for initial attack and there is the need for further resources. This level of

Aug. 4, 2006

USNORTHCOM hosts Business Executives for National Security

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – United States Northern Command leaders met Aug. 2 with members of the Business Response Task Force, a newly formed group of the Business Executives for National