August, 2016


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Joint task force trains to save lives during disaster exercise August 29, 2016 — Service members with Joint Task Force Civil Support honed their disaster response skills during realistic decontamination training Aug. 25, as part of Exercise Sudden Response 16 at Fort Hood, Texas. MORE

Southwest Border Region Visit August 26, 2016 — Gen. Lori Robinson, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander, was briefed on and toured the Southwest Border Region during a visit to San Diego, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016. MORE

Alaska Army National Guard supports community with multi-agency exercise August 26, 2016 — The 103rd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team, composed of Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers and Alaska Air National Guard Airmen, hosted an exercise in Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 23 for different agencies in the area including Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright. The exercise provided an opportunity for different agencies to train together on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Environmental agents. MORE

Preparing for the worst through practice: Exercise Arctic Chinook 2016 August 26, 2016 — More than 1,000 personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaskan Command, Alaska National Guard, state and local agencies, tribal organizations and Royal Canadian Air Force participated in Exercise Arctic MORE

NORTHCOM leader talks partnerships at Missile Defense Symposium August 25, 2016 — Relationships and trusted partnerships are critical for the success of the U.S. ground-based midcourse defense mission, said the deputy director of Operations for the U.S. Northern Command at the 19th Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center, Aug. 17, 2016. MORE

Army North facilitates annual antiterrorism/force protection workshop August 25, 2016 — The annual U.S. Army North Antiterrorism and Force Protection Workshop and Table Top Exercise kicked off at Fort Sam Houston Aug. 9, providing three days of sessions to facilitate greater collaboration among the force protection communities. MORE

Antiterrorism Efforts Are Everyone's Responsibility, Always August 25, 2016 — As Antiterrorism (AT) Awareness Month winds to a close, it's important to remember that vigilance is required year-round to protect ourselves from the global threat of terrorism."The awareness month MORE

Dobbins combats Zika with Georgia Department of Health August 24, 2016 — Dobbins’ Bioenvironmental Engineers recently partnered with the Georgia Department of Public Health to partake in the Department of Defense initiative to combat the Zika virus and other mosquito-spread diseases. MORE

Air Force and Civilian EOD train together to save lives August 24, 2016 — The 21st Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal shop hosted the 140th Wing CES EOD out of Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., the 302nd Airlift Wing CES EOD at Peterson AFB, Colo., and the El Paso County bomb squad for an advanced maintenance course held here August 15-19. MORE

September is National Preparedness Month August 24, 2016 — September is National Preparedness Month! Are you ready? MORE

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