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Oct. 29, 2007

DCO spearheads DoD support to California firefighting

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – When the defense coordinating officer from U.S. Army North is tasked by U. S. Army North to assist civil authorities in a disaster area, one thing is for sure: assets

Oct. 29, 2007

Wildfires spark deployment of Army North Command Post

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – As wildfires ravaged southern California, Army North's Operational Command Post 2 deployed to March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Wednesday to assist the Federal Emergency

Oct. 28, 2007

C-130s make air drops in support of California firefighters

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The Department of Defense completed a fifth day of supporting California firefighting efforts with more than 20 air drops on Sunday. Flying under the command and

Oct. 28, 2007

NORTHCOM commander praises U.S. Army North’s efforts during wildfires

PASADENA, Calif. – Air Force Gen. Victor Renuart, commander of U.S. Northern Command, visited U.S. Army North Soldiers and civilians deployed here in response to the Southern California wildfires. 

Oct. 28, 2007

ARNORTH transitions from exercise mode to real world

U.S. Army North proved it’s ready for the “real world” during exercise Vigilant Shield ’08.   The national-level exercise, sponsored by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), U.S.

Oct. 28, 2007

US Army North supports California firefighting efforts

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – US Army North has deployed an operational command post to Southern California to provide command and control of DoD forces supporting firefighting efforts.  This is the first

Oct. 27, 2007

Firefighting MAFFS crews face unique challenges

CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. – The military crews in the planes dropping fire retardant on wildfire flames in southern California face hazards and challenges unique to their

Oct. 27, 2007

Global Hawk , U-2 and P-3 aircraft capture images of wildfires

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Throughout the week Air Forces Northern tasked RQ-4 Global Hawk and U-2 mapping aircraft from Beale Air Force Base, Calif., and a Navy P-3 aircraft flying out of Naval

Oct. 27, 2007

Navy’s Task Force Bulldozer Supports San Diego Firefighting Efforts

CORONADO, Calif. - Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 deployed Task Force Bulldozer Friday in support of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s firefighting efforts in San Diego

Oct. 27, 2007

U.S. Northern Command continues California firefighting assistance

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The Department of Defense completed a third day of supporting California firefighting efforts with specially equipped aircraft on Friday. Six Air National Guard and