Archive: July, 2010

July 29, 2010

USNORTHCOM commander visits Jamboree Joint Task Force

FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - The commander of U.S. Northern Command, Navy Adm. James Winnefeld, Jr., visited the Joint Task Force - National Scout Jamboree's Joint Multi-agency Operations Coordination

July 27, 2010

USNORTHCOM donation sends flood relief to Mexico

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - A U.S. Northern Command donation through a special humanitarian assistance program managed in the Interagency Coordination Directorate resulted in the funding of a

July 26, 2010

Active-duty general sworn into Guard to take JTF command slot

FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - U.S. Northern Command and the National Guard are making historic strides in interoperability during the 2010 National Scout Jamboree (NSJ) at Ft. A.P. Hill, Virginia.

July 21, 2010

Guard members respond to brush fires in California

ARLINGTON, Va.– Two Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems 2 aircraft from the California Air National Guard's 146th Airlift Wing at Channel Island ANG Station, Calif., responded to a fire July 15

July 21, 2010

Realistic training in ARNORTH exercise proves vital for ARNG units

BUTLERVILLE, Ind. - In the simulated metropolitan area of Indianapolis, a parking garage collapsed after a nuclear explosion hit the city. The report from local officials was that there were 23

July 20, 2010

NORAD, USNORTHCOM hosts U.S.-Japanese Joint Staff talks

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command headquarters was the site of a U.S.-Japanese joint staff conference July 11 - 16 designed to

July 19, 2010

Army North prepares for nuclear disaster aftermath during Vibrant Response

CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. –Almost twenty-four hours after a notional nuclear blast exploded in Indianapolis, planes began arriving in the early morning hours to transport critical assets needed to support

July 19, 2010

AFNORTH hosts North American Air Chiefs Conference

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – With a focus on enhancing cooperative assistance and security both within and throughout the region, guests at the North American Regional Air Chiefs Conference

July 15, 2010

Military exchange program benefits U.S., Canadian, Mexican military forces

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas –A program established in 1945 has provided U.S. military personnel an opportunity to exchange places with Canadian and Mexican military officers in an effort to strengthen

July 15, 2010

USFF Command Experimentation Director discusses Trident Warrior 2010

WASHINGTON –U.S. Fleet Forces Command's (USFF) director of experimentation explained how members of USFF's Experimentation Directorate are finding new and innovative ways to properly equip warfighters