Archive: 2006

Dec. 1, 2006

NORAD and USNORTHCOM kick off Vigilant Shield ’07 exercise to hone homeland defense skills

PETERSON AFB, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command will be practicing the skills needed to “defend our homelands” of the United States and Canada from a variety

Nov. 22, 2006

NORAD, USNORTHCOM brings food drive home

Servicemembers from North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command teamed up with Peterson Air Force Base and local Colorado Springs schools to collect food donations for the Care

Nov. 15, 2006

North American Aerospace Defense Command's Santa Web site going live

In advance of holiday season and the 51st season of NORAD tracking Santa Claus on his annual journey around the world, the bi-national command tasked with providing aerospace security for North

Nov. 9, 2006

Veteran's and Remembrance Day 2006

We pause on this Veterans Day, known as Remembrance Day in Canada, to honor those who have answered the call to defend and secure our people, our homelands, and our way of life. Veterans Day is a

Nov. 6, 2006

NORAD/USNORTHCOM hosts Foreign Joint Services NCO Association

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -Senior non-commissioned officers from 10 nations gathered at the headquarters of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command today as part of a Foreign Joint Services NCO

Oct. 20, 2006

Major General Morrow to command First Air Force

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Maj. Gen. Henry “Hank” Morrow will assume command of First Air Force, Air Forces Northern and the Continental United States NORAD Region during a change of command

Oct. 18, 2006

New Army command supports USNORTHCOM mission

The Army’s newest service component command has a dedicated mission that mirrors and supports the mission of U.S. Northern Command: defending the homeland and supporting civil authorities during times

Oct. 16, 2006

Joint Task Force Civil Support Participates in Nuclear Exercise

Fort Monroe, VA -- Team members of the rapid deployment Joint Task Force Civil Support Command Assessment Element linked up with Federal Emergency Management officials and members of the New Jersey

Oct. 13, 2006

JTF-CS assists Fuertes Defensas 2006

Joint Task Force Civil Support’s Joint Technical Augmentation Cell traveled recently to U.S. Southern Command in Miami to support USSOUTHCOM’s Joint Planning Group during exercise Fuertes Defensas

Oct. 12, 2006

NORAD – aircraft complete mission; return to home base after NYC crash

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Approximately four hours after NORAD completed its combat air patrol mission in response to an aircraft crash into a building in New York City yesterday, fighter