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Archive: August, 2008

Aug. 31, 2008

U.S. Northern Command, Canada Command Implement Civil Assistance Plan

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – For the first time, U.S. Northern Command and Canada Command used the Civil Assistance Plan to coordinate Canadian military support that was in response to Hurricane

Aug. 31, 2008

USNORTHCOM Continues Preparations in Anticipation of Hurricane Gustav

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command is coordinating department of defense’s support to FEMA, state and local response efforts in preparation for Hurricane Gustav’s landfall in the

Aug. 31, 2008

AFNORTH Hurricane Hunters on the move for Gustav & Hanna

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Eight Hurricane Hunters with five crews on three missions are deployed to assess the severity of conditions of Hurricane Gustav, with one Hurricane Hunter deployed to

Aug. 31, 2008

JPRC Continues to Prepare for Gustav

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 601st Air and Space Operations Center’s Joint Personnel Recovery Center continues to make preparations with states in the potential path of Hurricane Gustav.As

Aug. 31, 2008

AFNORTH assisting with Gustav MedEvac

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Air Forces Northern here is coordinating with numerous civilian and government agencies in Texas and Louisiana to assist with the evacuation of critical-care patients in

Aug. 31, 2008

EPLOs move into place to support Gustav

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – As Hurricane Gustav nears landfall, Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers from all over the nation have been brought in to help.EPLOs from as far away as Alaska have

Aug. 31, 2008

AFNORTH provides search and rescue for Gustav

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Joint search and rescue forces are responding in three states as Hurricane Gustav bears down on the U.S. Gulf Coast.After five days of mobilization of forces and

Aug. 30, 2008

AFNORTH ready to support Gustav relief efforts

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – With Hurricane Gustav rapidly approaching, Air Forces Northern is ready to provide military resources to civil authorities if requested.“We’re ready and leaning forward

Aug. 30, 2008

AFNORTH activates JPRC for Gustav

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 601st Air and Space Operations Center has activated the Joint Personnel Recovery Center in preparation for landfall of Hurricane Gustav.Located at Tyndall Air Force

Aug. 30, 2008

EPLOs ready for emergency response role

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officersnationwide stand ready to respond to national emergencies and events whenrequested.U.S. Air Force Reserve EPLOs are stationed in