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Oct. 25, 2021

Senior enlisted combatant command leaders discuss global integration

Top enlisted leaders from three combatant commands and the National Guard Bureau met to discuss global integration at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., Oct. 22. A global perspective and integration between geographical commands gives leaders the flexibility and capability to respond to threat anywhere in the world. Minor contingencies can spread beyond the battlefield and into other regions, which makes global integration critical.

Oct. 19, 2021

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Washington, continues in five states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 40 military medical personnel deployed to Washington in two cities to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in two local hospitals.

Oct. 18, 2021

Leaders discuss ballistic missile defense at Vista Intercept 22

Ballistic missile defense is a critical mission for defending North America. Vista Intercept 22 provided a forum for participants to evaluate NORAD’s threat warning and assessment capabilities and U.S. Northern Command’s ballistic missile defense, integrated deterrence and additional capabilities required to defeat complex threats. 

Oct. 7, 2021

U.S. participates in FAMEX 2021 air show in Mexico

More than 100,000 people are estimated to have attended FAMEX 2021. Mexico invited the U.S. to the country’s largest air show as “country of honor,” a special designation signifying the partnership and cooperation between both countries.

Oct. 4, 2021

Operation Allies Welcome Completes Vaccination Campaign for Measles and Varicella for Afghan Evacuees

Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) has completed a historic and nationwide vaccination campaign for measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), and varicella (chickenpox) to Afghan evacuees who are temporarily staying at eight military installations in the United States.

Oct. 4, 2021

MAFFS crews wrap up second-busiest fire season in 49-year history

The USDA Forest Service released the final four U.S Air Force C-130 Modular Aircraft Firefighting System-equipped C-130 aircraft Sept. 29, marking the end of a 96-day support effort.

Sept. 29, 2021

ARNORTH concludes military wildland fire ground response operation in California

At the request of the National Interagency Fire Center, and in support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, concluded its wildland fire ground response operation in California.

Sept. 27, 2021

Gen. VanHerck visits Task Force McCoy

Gen. Glen VanHerck, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command visited Task Force McCoy at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, September 26, 2021.  

Sept. 22, 2021

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Tennessee, continues in five states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 20 military medical personnel deployed to Tennessee to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals.

Sept. 22, 2021

Fact Sheet: U.S. Army North COVID-19 Hospital Support Beginning August 2021

•    DoD’s efforts are part of the whole-of-government response to the pandemic.•    U.S. Army North is U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command.•    U.S. Army North manages the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 response operations in support of FEMA and the Department of Health and Human Services.•    Since August 2021,

Sept. 22, 2021

USNORTHCOM and U.S. institutes deliver training to Mexican Army and Mexican Navy with focus on women, peace and security

Gender advisors from U.S. Northern Command, U.S. Army North and the U.S. Office of Defense Coordination in Mexico City joined a team from the U.S. Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS) to deliver Women, Peace, and Security focused training to lawyers and emerging leaders in the Mexican Army and Air Force (SEDENA) and Mexican Navy and Marines (SEMAR) Aug. 1 – 13 in Mexico City.

Sept. 7, 2021

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Idaho, Arkansas, expands in Alabama

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 60 military medical personnel deployed in three, 20-person teams, each to one of three states – Idaho, Arkansas and Alabama – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals.

Aug. 30, 2021

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Alabama, expands further in Louisiana

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 20 military medical personnel deployed to Dothan, Alabama, and another 20 deployed to Alexandria, Louisiana, to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals.

Aug. 28, 2021

ARNORTH to support NIFC in wildland fire ground response operation in California

At the request of the National Interagency Fire Center, approximately 200 U.S. Army Soldiers will support a wildland fire ground response operation in Northern California.

Aug. 26, 2021

Fort Pickett to support Operation Allies Refuge

Fort Pickett, Virginia, will support the State Department in providing temporary housing and sustainment for Afghan Special Immigration Visa applicants, their families and other at-risk individuals, according to a formal announcement made Aug. 25, 2021, by the Department of Defense.