February, 2011

Feb. 23, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM announce military and civilian reductions

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command announce today that the commands will be reducing overall U.S. manning by 40 military and 39

Feb. 22, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM support space shuttle launch

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, through the Continental NORAD Region and Air Forces Northern, will provide support to the NASA

Feb. 11, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM commander visits Bahamian school

NASSAU, The Bahamas - The commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command spoke to students at the Simpson Penn Center for Boys Feb. 9 and donated $3,000 in sports

Feb. 11, 2011

Historic firsts for AFNORTH sergeants lead to distinguished honors

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - It had all the markings of a historic event – with firsts on several fronts.As well it should; it was a historic event.At a ceremony held Jan. 28, two Air Forces

Feb. 10, 2011

Colorado governor visits NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper made his first visit to the headquarters of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command on Peterson Air

Feb. 8, 2011

U.S. Customs & Border Protection officials meet with U.S. Northern Command to coordinate security efforts

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin met today with the commander of U.S. Northern Command, Adm. James A. Winnefeld, Jr., and other senior USNORTHCOM officials

Feb. 8, 2011

Chairman’s Corner: National Military Strategy

Today, I released the 2011 National Military Strategy which provides a vision for how our Joint Force will provide the military capability to protect the American People, defend our Nation and allies,

Feb. 7, 2011

Guard leaders discuss Contingency Dual Status Commanders concept at JFHQ-NCR

WASHINGTON, D.C - National Guard commanders from 13 states visited Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region as part of their Contingency Dual Status Commanders' (CDSC) Conference Feb. 1. Dual

Feb. 2, 2011

Army North Soldiers enhance vital skill set through marksmanship training

CAMP BULLIS, Texas - During the Revolutionary War, “Baron” Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, a former Prussian officer, was brought in to teach marksmanship training to Continental Army Soldiers, and he

Feb. 2, 2011

USNORTHCOM supports response to severe winter storms

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Northern Command activated the Defense Coordinating Officer and Defense Coordinating Element for two