Archive: 2007

Aug. 8, 2007

DoD provides assistance to Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Department of Defense has deployed a Defense Coordinating Element to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area to assist with last week's I-35 bridge collapse.The six-person Region V DCE,

Aug. 6, 2007

DoD, Navy and USNORTHCOM to support recovery effort in Minneapolis-St. Paul

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – At the request of the Department of Transportation, and as directed by the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Northern Command has deployed a Defense Coordinating Officer, a

Aug. 3, 2007

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command support Manned Space Flight Shuttle Mission for STS-118

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

Aug. 3, 2007

DOD Support to manned space operations for STS-118

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

July 25, 2007

Commander expresses concerns, acknowledges improvements

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Gen. Gene Renuart, commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, identified possible sources of terrorist attacks within the

July 25, 2007

JTFCS welcomes new commander

FORT MONROE, Va.-- Major General Daniel E. Long Jr. became the fourth commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support when he took the command colors from Gen. Gene Renuart, Commander of the North

July 23, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM plan for 'borderless threats' with Vision 2020

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — "The world we see today and the world we saw yesterday will not be the world we see 10 to 15 years from now," said the commander of North American Aerospace Defense

July 18, 2007


PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — With the Hot Summer finally here, the winter chill has faded, and people are increasingly taking part in outside activities. Along with all the summer fun are the

July 17, 2007

USNORTHCOM statement regarding National Intelligence Estimate

U.S. Northern Command, in its role as the DoD Lead Agency for Homeland Defense, is working in close collaboration with DHS and other Interagency partners to deter and disrupt, and, if necessary,

July 17, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM saddle up for annual rodeo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Local military members and their families wrapped up five days of western fun Sunday during the final day of the 67th Annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo at the Norris-Penrose