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Jan. 8, 2021

ARNORTH to adjust military COVID-19 response operation in four states, Navajo Nation

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 150 military medical personnel from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army began deploying this week to expand support to California, and approximately 40 U.S. Army Reserve medical personnel deployed to support Arizona as part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 support operation.

Dec. 29, 2020

ARNORTH to oversee California COVID-19 response operation

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 75 U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force military medical personnel deployed to California as part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 response operation.

Dec. 23, 2020

NORAD, USNORTHCOM’s Command Center garnered C2 Center Award; continues COVID mission assurance into the New Year

The command center of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, known as the N2C2, was recently awarded the Air Force District of Washington’s annual U.S. Air Force Service Watch/MAJCOM Command Center Award and they will compete at the Air Force level.

Dec. 16, 2020

ARNORTH to oversee military COVID-19 response operation in support of Navajo Nation

At the request of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service, approximately 25 U.S. Navy medical personnel deployed to Navajo Nation in New Mexico and Arizona this week as part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 response operation.

Dec. 9, 2020

ARNORTH to oversee military COVID-19 operation in Wisconsin

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 45 U.S. Army medical personnel, part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 operation, will deploy to Wisconsin this week.

Nov. 20, 2020

ARNORTH to expand military COVID-19 operations to North Dakota

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Department of Defense is deploying approximately 60 U.S. Air Force medical personnel to support hospitals across multiple locations in North Dakota. U.S. Army North (ARNORTH), the Joint Force Land Component Command of U.S Northern Command, will oversee the military operation in support of Federal efforts and the state.

Nov. 6, 2020

ARNORTH to oversee military COVID-19 operation in El Paso

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, three U.S. Air Force Medical Specialty Teams, part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 operation in Texas, will begin to deploy today to El Paso. U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, will oversee the military operation in support of federal efforts and the state.

Oct. 20, 2020

DoD activates MQ-9s for imagery support in wildland fire fighting

Airmen at the 432nd Wing recently participated in Department of Defense support efforts to fight the California wildland fires.

Aug. 27, 2020

Nevada Air Guard MAFFS activation extended as western wildfires rage

Members of the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard activated July 29, the unit’s first firefighting activation in two years following a 2019 season that saw little need to request the military as a surge capacity for wildland fire suppression efforts.

Aug. 20, 2020

Leaders Extol U.S., Canadian Cooperation in Defense of North America

Top U.S. and Canadian defense leaders applauded the combined efforts of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command in defending the continent as leadership of the two commands changed hands.