Archive: September, 2006

Sept. 27, 2006

USNORTHCOM to celebrate fourth birthday

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command will observe its fourth birthday Monday, Oct. 2, with a cake-cutting ceremony at its headquarters. USNORTHCOM became operational Oct. 1, 2002,

Sept. 27, 2006

JTF-CS studies Fort Lewis personnel readiness process

With notebook and pen in hand, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Teresa Brown glided intently from one station to another, asking questions and jotting down notes.“The procedure here is very organized,”

Sept. 27, 2006

USNORTHCOM engineer earns Homeland Security degree from Naval Postgraduate School

Peter A. Topp, PE, a USNORTHCOM staff engineer, recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security Studies at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School

Sept. 25, 2006

NORAD, USNORTHCOM host Aviation/Transportation Security Conference

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command, the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Transportation Security Administration hosted the second annual Interagency

Sept. 13, 2006

Joint Task Force Civil Support goes wireless for warfighter

FORT MONROE, Va. — When responding to an emergency, minutes, even seconds, count - and when you deploy as part of that response, time is one thing you can’t bring with you. A new communications

Sept. 11, 2006

U.S. Northern Command chief talks of 9-11 experiences, state of defense today

WASHINGTON – One result of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, was the establishment of U.S. Northern Command to deal with threats aimed at the United States, the organization’s commander said

Sept. 11, 2006

USNORTHCOM, NORAD host Netherlands defense leader

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Using military assets to support civilian authorities in times of crisis is not unique to American military organizations, and a top military leader of the Netherlands

Sept. 7, 2006

USNORTHCOM, NORAD announce 2nd quarter award winners

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command recognized their top performers for April-June 2006 during an awards ceremony Aug. 30.Lt. Gen.

Sept. 5, 2006

U.S. Northern Command, NORAD support Atlantis shuttle mission

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - United States Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command provide support to NASA and the shuttle program’s mission with distinctly different but

Sept. 5, 2006

DoD supports Atlantis shuttle mission

U.S. Northern Command is the focal point for military emergency support to the Space Shuttle. Support includes astronaut rescue and recovery and orbiter recovery. USNORTHCOM, established in 2002 and