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Jan. 6, 2003

President Nominates New NGB Chief

GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has nominated Army National Guard Maj. Gen. H. Steven Blum for appointment to the rank of

Dec. 30, 2002

Toys For Tots campaign successful

Again this year, the people of NORAD helped make the holiday season a little brighter for children of military families during the annual North American Aerospace Defense Commands Toys for Tots

Nov. 11, 2002

U.S. National Security Strategy Based on American Values

Changing threats mean changing responses, and defense and White House officials have termed the document the most radical reshaping of the strategy since the end of the Cold War.The threats of

Oct. 8, 2002

Homeland Defenders

The United States Northern Command, that includes a dozen members of the National Guard, was hailed as America’s new line of defense against attacks on the homeland and the ravages of natural

Oct. 2, 2002

Ceremony Marks New Era in Homeland Defense

A ceremony was held Tuesday at Hangar 140 for the unfurling of the U.S. Northern Command flag and the casing of the U.S. Space Command flag. One of the responses to the attacks against the United

Oct. 1, 2002

U.S. Northern Command unveils website

PETERSON AFB, Colo. - The United States Northern Command unveiled its website today. The site can be viewed at Once you access the website you will be able to learn about this new

Sept. 25, 2002

Northern Command to Assume Defense Duties Oct. 1

A page in history will turn Oct. 1 as U.S. Northern Command stands up at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. NORTHCOM, created as part of changes to the Unified Command Plan, will be the combatant command

Sept. 10, 2002

NORTHCOM chief: Guard key to homeland defense

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The new U.S. Northern Command will strive to help defend the homeland against terrorism in the same spirit that the National Guard has dealt with homeland defense, natural

June 7, 2002

NORTHCOM Environmental Assessment Out For Public Review

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - As part of the process for determining the location for the U.S. Northern Command, a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact

May 22, 2002

Unified Command Plan Changes Transparent, but Important

Just because the changes in the Unified Command Plan will be "transparent" to most service members doesn’t mean they’re not important. The changes are revolutionary and will better enable the American