Archive: April, 2010

April 30, 2010

Training gives Soldiers real results

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska –A team of soldiers in protective gear with gas masks shuffles out of unmarked vehicles and begins to unload stretchers, splints and other medical gear. To the

April 27, 2010

Army North Soldier earns Volunteer of the Year award

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas –A U.S. Army North noncommissioned officer here was recognized for her volunteer efforts both on base and in the local community during a ceremony at the Sam Houston Club April

April 26, 2010

NORAD, USNORTHCOM recognize community leaders

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –Five local civilian community leaders were recognized for their support and advocacy for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command at the

April 26, 2010

FDNY, Marines train for chemical attack

NEW YORK – The New York City Fire Department and the Marines’ Chemical Biological Incident Response Force responded to a simulated exploded bus, a subway chemical attack, a building collapse and two

April 26, 2010

Reserve, Guard crews train for aerial firefighting in South Carolina

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard aircrews are attending annual aerial firefighting training in Greenville, S.C., this week as part of their annual

April 21, 2010

AFRCC dispatches helos to stranded hikers

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center here worked with National Park Service personnel at Death Valley National Park rangers to rescue five stranded hikers in Mosaic

April 16, 2010

METOC conference looks back on Olympics, forward on climate change

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – More than 40 meteorological and oceanographic officials from NORAD and USNORTHCOM subordinate commands and agency partners are participating in the annual

April 15, 2010

Child becomes pilot for a day

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – With his dad squarely in his sights, a 9-year-old boy pulls the trigger in the cockpit of an F-15 Eagle simulator. “Don’t worry dad, I’m just going to do a practice

April 15, 2010

Religious Affairs Strategy Conference seeks better coordination for disaster relief

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – More than 60 military chaplains and non-government organization representatives came together in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week to participate in the Religious Affairs

April 14, 2010

AFNORTH presents awards to top performers

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Air Forces Northern members from across North America converged here Tuesday evening at a banquet to acknowledge the superior accomplishments of several Airmen and