Archive: 2007

Dec. 12, 2007

NORAD, NORTHCOM conducts Intelligence Oversight Conference

Safeguarding the privacy rights of U.S. persons is critical to the Department of Defense agencies that conduct intelligence activities in support of the nation’s homeland defense and homeland

Dec. 11, 2007

USNORTHCOM supports FEMA for Midwest ice storm relief

In anticipation of requests for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist residents of the Midwest suffering from heavy ice storms and extreme winter weather, the Commander of

Nov. 21, 2007

MAFFS capable aircraft in position in California

U.S. Northern Command is supporting the deployment of  Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) -equipped C-130 aircraft and supporting personnel to Channel Islands Air National Guard Station in

Nov. 17, 2007

U.S Northern Command anticipates firefighting support to California as Santa Ana winds pick up

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is actively engaged in the deployment of four C-130 aircraft with the Modular Airborne Firefighting System (MAFFS) to Channel Islands Air

Nov. 7, 2007

California state fire marshal praises USNORTHCOM response to wildfires

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – In a presentation Tuesday in Colorado Springs, Colo., California's state fire marshal described the response to the recent Southern California wildfires as unequalled in her

Oct. 31, 2007

Joint Task Force Civil Support aids California National Guard response to wildfires

FORT MONROE, Va. -- In support of the Department of Defense’s response to the wildfires that have hit Southern California, Chief Petty Officer Roberto Montoto, a Joint Task Force Civil Support

Oct. 30, 2007

DoD, U.S Northern Command assets, personnel supported Southern California firefighting efforts

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Department of Defense deployed, under the operational control of U.S. Northern Command, unique military capabilities to support local, state and federal emergency

Oct. 29, 2007

Wildfires spark deployment of Army North Command Post

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – As wildfires ravaged southern California, Army North's Operational Command Post 2 deployed to March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Wednesday to assist the Federal Emergency

Oct. 29, 2007

DCO spearheads DoD support to California firefighting

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – When the defense coordinating officer from U.S. Army North is tasked by U. S. Army North to assist civil authorities in a disaster area, one thing is for sure: assets

Oct. 29, 2007

Relationships key to firefighting response success

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. -- As the Defense Coordinating Officer of the California wildfires for U.S. Northern Command, Army Col. Mark Armstrong knows the importance of building concrete