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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

May 8, 2002

Gen. Eberhart's statement on nomination as commander, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AFB, Colo. - U.S. Air Force Gen. Ed Eberhart, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Space Command, makes the following statement regarding the announcement

April 17, 2002

U.S. Northern Command to Debut in October

Defense officials today announced the establishment of U.S. Northern Command as part of the changes in the Unified Command Plan. At a Pentagon press briefing, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Air

April 17, 2002

Unified Command Plan Changes

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers today announced changes to the Unified Command Plan (UCP),