February, 2009


U.S. Northern Command participates in first combined hurricane planning workshop February 23, 2009 — HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The goal of the combined 2009 National Guard Bureau/U.S. Northern Command National Hurricane Workshop here was to promote the “One Team, One Fight” approach to hurricane MORE

USNORTHCOM, National Guard and interagency planners prepare for 2009 hurricane season February 19, 2009 — HILTON HEAD, S.C. (2/19/09) – One team, one fight is the mantra for local, state and federal leaders preparing for a 2009 hurricane season that forecasters say could include nine major storms.“If that MORE

Keystone participants visit NORAD, USNORTHCOM February 18, 2009 — Senior enlisted leaders from all U.S. military services, the U.S. Coast Guard and one member of the Canadian Forces visited North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command on Feb. MORE

Command visit prompts tech upgrade February 11, 2009 — TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – A command visit to the Joint Task Force-Space Transportation System, operations center prompted a major overhaul in the force tracking system used during space shuttle MORE

DMO conducts first-ever warfighter training February 11, 2009 — TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Positive progress continues for the Air Forces Northern Distributed Mission Operations program as a first-ever individualized warfighter training event was held at the MORE

Experts convening in Virginia to evaluate technology solutions for warfighters and first responders February 6, 2009 — WILLIAMSBURG, VA – Historic Williamsburg, Virginia will temporarily become home for more than 300 military, government and industry experts beginning Sunday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 13. Motivated MORE

ARNORTH, FEMA host conference on nuclear terrorism February 5, 2009 — “The greatest danger to the American people is the threat of a terrorist attack with a nuclear weapon,” states the President’s foreign policy agenda published by the White House Jan. 21.This fact is MORE

California has wheels up for new airborne firefighting system February 2, 2009 — ARLINGTON, Va. (Jan. 30, 2009) – A long anticipated upgrade to the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) that’s used to battle the nation's wildfires was recently approved for operational MORE