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April 23, 2020

More than 770 AF Reservists called up providing medical support

More than 150 additional Air Force Reserve medical specialists were mobilized in the latest Air Force Reserve call-up in support of COVID-19 relief efforts with most Reservists set to assist medical staff in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Dec. 11, 2019

Steel Knight 20

U.S. Marines and Sailors participated in Steel Knight 20.

Nov. 4, 2019

Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Commands

Gen. O’Shaughnessy, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, hosted Deputy Secretary of Defense, David L. Norquist to the commands’ headquarters on Peterson Air Force Base, Nov. 1, 2019.

Sept. 11, 2017

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

Naval, air and ground assets from the Defense Department are ready to initiate response operations in Florida and will continue Hurricane Irma response operations throughout the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico region, a DoD spokesman said.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in

March 29, 2017

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at holds religious affairs workshop

The NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at held a religious affairs workshop titled  "Embracing Complexity-Navigating Uncertainty" March 23, 2017. The three-day event focused on

Oct. 6, 2016

DoD Assistance Team Arrives in Haiti for Post-Hurricane Support

U.S. military assistance is on the ground in Haiti to assist and support the tiny island nation with the impact felt from Hurricane Matthew, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.

Oct. 5, 2016

U.S. Army North Stands Ready in Event of Disasters, Attacks

Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of U.S. Army North, said he agrees with a previous commander’s statement that “if you weren’t paranoid when you came to this command, you certainly will be when you leave.” The command is charged with defending the homeland in the event of a natural disaster or an act of war.

Aug. 29, 2016

Joint task force trains to save lives during disaster exercise

Service members with Joint Task Force Civil Support honed their disaster response skills during realistic decontamination training Aug. 25, as part of Exercise Sudden Response 16 at Fort Hood, Texas.

Aug. 26, 2016

Southwest Border Region Visit

Gen. Lori Robinson, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander, was briefed on and toured the Southwest Border Region during a visit to San Diego, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016.