Archive: 2010

Dec. 9, 2010

‘Mission One’ at Northcom: Defending the homeland

WASHINGTON (10/26/10) -- Developing regional response capabilities, stepping up preparations for a no-notice catastrophe and maturing partnerships are among priorities at U.S. Northern Command, the

Nov. 23, 2010

Life can change 'In Just 3 Seconds'

PETERSON AFB, Colo. -Empty beer cans litter the roadway where Peterson AFB security police respond to a two car accident on Patrick Street Tuesday in time to wrestle to the ground a drunken driver and

Nov. 18, 2010

FAA Works to Ease Delays for Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration is preparing for a busy Thanksgiving holiday travel week by working with the Department of Defense to clear the way for commercial aircraft to fly in

Nov. 4, 2010

It's more than just Tang: Air Force combat rescue experts lead the way to seek, save NASA astronauts lifting off into space

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- It's more than just Tang.But famous orange breakfast drinks and space shuttles with orange rocket boosters will soon become faded memories of the last 50 years of human

Nov. 1, 2010

DOD Support to manned space operations for STS-133

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - 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.

Nov. 1, 2010

NORAD and USNORTHCOM support Space Shuttle launch

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

Nov. 1, 2010

NORAD, USNORTHCOM commander outlines focus areas at homeland security symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command spoke at the National Symposium on Homeland Security and Defense at the Broadmoor

Oct. 28, 2010


PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Nearly 25 veterans from WWII, Korea and Vietnam visited the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command today to learn about the technology and

Oct. 20, 2010

AFRCC assists Mexican RCC in locating fatal plane wreckage

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - In a sad turn of events that resulted in the death of four Americans, the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center here assisted the Government of Mexico in providing

Oct. 18, 2010

USNORTHCOM donates $10,000 to Bahamas Read to Lead program

NASSAU, The Bahamas – U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas Nicole A. Avant donated $10,000 in books to the Ministry of Education Oct. 5 to support the United States Embassy-initiated "Read To Lead"