Archive: August, 2007

Aug. 30, 2007

Exercise Vigilant Shield ’08 slated for October

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command along with U.S. Pacific Command, the Department of Homeland Security as well as local, state and

Aug. 21, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM meet challenges of multiple, diverse missions

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — This month, the two military commands charged with defending the homeland have also answered the call to support the launch and landing of Space Shuttle Endeavour,

Aug. 20, 2007

Hurricane Dean response: USNORTHCOM ready to 'help save lives, prevent property loss'

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Dean and is working closely with the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency

Aug. 19, 2007

USNORTHCOM continuing to support Hurricane Dean operations

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is closely monitoring Hurricane Dean's progress and continues to respond to requests for Department of Defense support in preparation for

Aug. 16, 2007

ARNORTH deploys team in preparation for Hurricane Dean arrival

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – The Department of Defense has deployed a Defense Coordinating Officer and Defense Coordinating Element to the Caribbean in preparation for the landfall of Hurricane Dean,

Aug. 15, 2007

UCT-1 Integrates Engineering Skills to Support Minneapolis Search and Recovery Efforts

MINNEAPOLIS -- Seabees from Underwater Construction Team 1 (UCT-1) are assisting Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 (MDSU-2) in the continuing search and recovery efforts at the site of the

Aug. 15, 2007

Minneapolis native diver returns home to help recovery efforts

MINNEAPOLIS -- When local native Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS/DV) John Miller heard the news and saw the images of the I-35W bridge collapse here Aug. 1, he knew he needed to go and help.Miller,

Aug. 13, 2007

Secretary of Transportation Praises DoD Efforts in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS -- Secretary of Transportation, the Honorable Mary E. Peters, visited the site of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse here, where Department of Defense forces are supporting search and

Aug. 13, 2007

Defense Coordination Element Works Towards Recovery

Minneapolis – Response to tragedies such as the I-35 bridge collapse Aug. 1 often requires coordination among many agencies, whether local, state or federal. As more people and agencies - including

Aug. 10, 2007

Navy unit brings unique capability to Minneapolis bridge recovery

MINNEAPOLIS -- Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Va., bring unique expeditionary diving and salvage capabilities to the search and recovery