"We stand ready to detect, deter and defeat threats to our homeland... WE WILL NOT FAIL."

—Gen. Glen D. VanHerck

 

 

 

 

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U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) was established Oct. 1, 2002 to provide command and control of Department of Defense homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities. We defend America's homeland — protecting our people, national power, and freedom of action.

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June 22, 2022

Iron Dragons assume mission command over domestic CBRN defense response task force

The 110th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Battalion (Technical Escort) “Iron Dragons” have assumed mission command of Task Force 2 in the Defense CBRN Response Force.

May 25, 2022

US Army North, FEMA, others prepare for 2022 Hurricane Season predicted to be “above average”

As the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season approaches, U.S. Army North hosted more than 150 military and civilian partners who gathered in person and virtually for a Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill at the Army Medical Department ROC Drill Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, May 25.

May 5, 2022

NATO Allies, Partners Promote Arctic Security, Military Cooperation

The annual Arctic Security Forces Roundtable assembled 45 military leaders from 11 NATO Ally and partner nations to promote military cooperation on a wide range of issues facing the strategically important High North and the world’s Arctic nations, May 3-5.

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