Archive: 2010

July 13, 2010

Deepwater Horizon airspace activity now coordinated at 601st AOC

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –As the Deepwater Horizon Response Operation enters Week 13, senior Department of Defense and Homeland Security officials made the decision to centralize airspace

July 9, 2010

AFRCC experiences busy week

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –It’s been a busy week for controllers in the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center here as they assisted in two searches and a rescue Tuesday and another search

July 7, 2010

Lieutenant-General Walter Semianiw assumes command of Canada Command

OTTAWA, Canada –Canada Command, the organization responsible for Canadian Forces operations in Canada and throughout continental North America, has a new commander today. Lieutenant-General Walter

June 30, 2010

AFRCC responds to Army helicopter crash on Pikes Peak

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –An Army Apache helicopter crashed on Pikes Peak, Colo., early Wednesday morning while conducting high altitude night operations training.Flight for Life Colorado medical

June 30, 2010

U.S. Northern Command support of FEMA for Hurricane Alex

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –U.S. Northern Command has received two mission assignments in support of a possible federal response to Hurricane Alex. A U.S. Army North Defense Coordinating Office

June 25, 2010

US Army North announces Field Training Exercise Vibrant Response 10.2

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas –U. S. Army North, U. S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, will host more than 3,500 military and civilian personnel from around the country to take part

June 21, 2010

CWID demos emerging technologies for warfighters

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –U.S. Northern Command, in partnership with the city of Colorado Springs and the Defense Information Systems Agency, participated in the Coalition Warrior Interoperability

June 21, 2010

NORTHCOM training course prepares JTF commanders for second hat

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –More than 50 state National Guard generals and colonels attended the U.S. Northern Command-sponsored Joint Task Force Commanders Training Course June 14 - 18 to prepare

June 20, 2010

USNORTHCOM expert discusses lessons learned from Ft. Hood massacre

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – With more than 200 eyes riveted on the lone briefer on stage, John Kress carefully and methodically detailed many of the lessons learned that were gleaned from a

June 15, 2010

ARNORTH commander meets with Region II disaster response leaders in New York

NEW YORK –As the 2010 hurricane season began, the Army's top disaster-response official, Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, commanding general, U.S. Army North, met with disaster-response counterparts from Region