December, 2009

Dec. 23, 2009

President nominates new NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nomination: Navy Vice Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment

Dec. 16, 2009

Lt. Gen. Swan takes command of U.S. Army North

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III took over as the commanding general of U.S. Army North from Lt. Gen. Thomas Turner during a change of command ceremony Dec. 15 inside the command’s