May, 2011


U.S. Northern Command supports response to severe weather in Midwest May 25, 2011 — 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 FEMA MORE

“Astronauts’ worst day must be our best” May 24, 2011 — CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. - It’s the mantra that drives the mission of the Joint Task Force – Space Transportation System team for each launch and landing of a NASA manned space MORE

4 - 5 Air and Missile Defense Battalion supports Border Patrol in Arizona May 18, 2011 — FORT BLISS, Texas - Detecting and responding to low flying aircraft used by transnational criminal organizations to transport illicit drugs across the U.S. – Mexico border is critical to the MORE

USNORTHCOM participates in National Level Exercise 2011 May 16, 2011 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - U.S. Northern Command kicks off exercise ARDENT SENTRY 2011 today as part of the National Level Exercise 2011 in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management MORE

EPLOs supporting Mississippi River flood response effort May 13, 2011 — TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Over the past few weeks, flooding along the Mississippi River has disrupted lives and commerce, and now the next threat is to several parishes in Louisiana. In MORE

USNORTHCOM disestablishes SJFHQ May 10, 2011 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - A short ceremony inside U.S. Northern Command headquarters heralded the end of a seven-year era as one of the command’s premiere organizations was disestablished May MORE

C-130s complete support to firefighting efforts in Texas May 6, 2011 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The four Department of Defense C-130 aircraft equipped with U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Modular Airborne FireFighting Systems, who were under the command and control of MORE