August, 2007


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Exercise Vigilant Shield ’08 slated for October August 30, 2007 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command along with U.S. Pacific Command, the Department of Homeland Security as well as local, state and MORE

NORAD, USNORTHCOM meet challenges of multiple, diverse missions August 21, 2007 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — This month, the two military commands charged with defending the homeland have also answered the call to support the launch and landing of Space Shuttle Endeavour, MORE

Hurricane Dean response: USNORTHCOM ready to 'help save lives, prevent property loss' August 20, 2007 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Dean and is working closely with the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency MORE

USNORTHCOM continuing to support Hurricane Dean operations August 19, 2007 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is closely monitoring Hurricane Dean's progress and continues to respond to requests for Department of Defense support in preparation for MORE

ARNORTH deploys team in preparation for Hurricane Dean arrival August 16, 2007 — FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – The Department of Defense has deployed a Defense Coordinating Officer and Defense Coordinating Element to the Caribbean in preparation for the landfall of Hurricane Dean, MORE

Minneapolis native diver returns home to help recovery efforts August 15, 2007 — MINNEAPOLIS -- When local native Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS/DV) John Miller heard the news and saw the images of the I-35W bridge collapse here Aug. 1, he knew he needed to go and help.Miller, MORE

UCT-1 Integrates Engineering Skills to Support Minneapolis Search and Recovery Efforts August 15, 2007 — MINNEAPOLIS -- Seabees from Underwater Construction Team 1 (UCT-1) are assisting Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 (MDSU-2) in the continuing search and recovery efforts at the site of the MORE

Defense Coordination Element Works Towards Recovery August 13, 2007 — Minneapolis – Response to tragedies such as the I-35 bridge collapse Aug. 1 often requires coordination among many agencies, whether local, state or federal. As more people and agencies - including MORE

Secretary of Transportation Praises DoD Efforts in Minneapolis August 13, 2007 — MINNEAPOLIS -- Secretary of Transportation, the Honorable Mary E. Peters, visited the site of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse here, where Department of Defense forces are supporting search and MORE

Navy unit brings unique capability to Minneapolis bridge recovery August 10, 2007 — MINNEAPOLIS -- Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Va., bring unique expeditionary diving and salvage capabilities to the search and recovery MORE

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