"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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Oct. 25, 2022

U.S. and Mexico incorporate ‘Women, Peace, and Security Program’ in ‘Fuerzas Amigas 2022’

The U.S. military conducted exercise Fuerzas Amigas 2022 with the Mexican military Oct. 16-21, 2022, at Campo Militar Reynosa in Reynosa, Mexico. Fuerzas Amigas is an annual bilateral exercise focused on defense support of civil authorities and Mexico’s National Defense Plan – III-E. The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral

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.

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