November, 2009

Nov. 16, 2009

NORAD and USNORTHCOM support Space Shuttle launch

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

Nov. 16, 2009

DOD Support to manned space operations for STS-129

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

Nov. 13, 2009

NORAD and USNORTHCOM win prestigious award

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Military and civilian personnel at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command have been awarded, by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of

Nov. 11, 2009

Vibrant Response brings realistic disaster training close to home

EDINBURGH, Ind. – Smoke billowing from buildings, the beating of helicopter blades and constant radio chatter echo over ground zero; the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Butlerville, Ind., on

Nov. 11, 2009

Inter-agency exercise prepares all for national emergency

BUTLERVILLE, Ind. – With an exercise the magnitude of Vibrant Response comes the need for inter-agency communication, team/unit cohesion and quick reaction time.  Vibrant Response, an exercise that