December, 2009


President nominates new NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander December 23, 2009 — 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 MORE

Lt. Gen. Swan takes command of U.S. Army North December 16, 2009 — 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 MORE