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June 25, 2020

Changes in Tech, Strategy Drive Missile Defense

WASHINGTON -- Changes to technologies, strategy and capabilities make a good case for closer cooperation among the combatant commands, the services and allies in regard to missile defense, military officers charged with this crucial mission said.

June 17, 2020

NORAD, USNORTHCOM Director of Joint Training, Exercises Retires

Joseph C. Bonnet III ended his distinguished 50-year career of service to his country, retiring during a ceremony June 12, 2020, from his Colorado Springs home surrounded by family and streamed online to friends and coworkers.

May 29, 2020

USNORTHCOM Leads Major Homeland Defense Exercise

Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean May 29, 2020, to witness first-hand the multi-combatant command homeland defense exercise.

May 14, 2020

U.S. military prepares for hurricane season in midst of COVID-19

Military and interagency personnel held a virtual table top exercise here May 13, 2020, to discuss how U.S. Northern Command would perform its Defense Support to Civil Authorities mission in a COVID-19 environment.

May 8, 2020

Secretary of Defense visits NORAD, NORTHCOM

The Secretary of Defense visited the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command here May 7, 2020. 

May 8, 2020

Military Spouse Appreciation Day: A salute to their sacrifices

This year, Military Spouse Appreciation Day is observed May 8 and we honor their commitment and support in helping to keep our country safe. They’re the silent heroes and they serve our country, just like their loved ones.

May 8, 2020

Nurses Week: Army Reserve surgical nurse answers call to assist in Philadelphia area hospital

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and has been designated as the Year of the Nurse by the World Health Organization.

May 8, 2020

Are you ready for hurricane season?

May 3-9 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and hurricane season is less than a month away, starting June 1. Are you ready?

April 24, 2020

Defense Official Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, briefed reporters on the Defense Department’s coronavirus response during a news conference at the Pentagon.

April 23, 2020

Additional 920th Medical Airmen Headed for COVID-19 Response

Additional medical Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing’s Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) have been sent to the New York City area to assist with pandemic response.