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3 years 5 months ago

US Northern Command team visits Mexico

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - Personnel from the U.S. military command responsible for homeland security have met with members of Mexico's military in a visit to that country. Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., head of U.S. Northern Command, writes in his blog that the visit occurred last...

3 years 6 months ago

NORAD has a new deputy commander

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - NORAD has a new deputy commander, Canadian Lt. Gen. Tom Lawson. Lawson formally stepped into the job during a change-of-command ceremony on Monday at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., the headquarters of the command. He replaces Canadian Lt. Gen. Marcel Duval, who is...

4 years 1 month ago

Northcom's role in storm relief

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE (AP)-U.S. Northern Command is working with civilian agencies to see whether the military's help is needed to respond to a powerful winter storm moving across the U.S. The Northern Command said Wednesday that its personnel are working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The...

4 years 9 months ago

Change of Command at NORAD, NORTHCOM

The top military and civilian commanders of the United States and Canada are in Colorado Springs to oversee the transfer of power at NORAD and US Northern Command. Gen. Victor E. Renuart relinquished command to his successor Admiral James A. Winnefield, Jr. during a ceremony at Peterson Air Force...

4 years 10 months ago

NORAD commander concerned about radar

A top U.S. general is trying to reassure the public the military supports wind power and other alternative energy, despite his concerns that turbines may block radar that detects threats to North America. Air Force Gen. Gene Renuart, head of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Northcom pitching-in with Haiti relief

The U.S. military is helping transport a Mexican army field kitchen to Haiti to feed earthquake victims and relief workers. The U.S. Northern Command, based at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, says the field kitchen is expected to arrive in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday. Northcom helped...

5 years 3 weeks ago

NORAD, NORTHCOM commander to retire

The general in charge of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command says he will retire. Air Force Gen. Gene Renuart said Wednesday he plans leave the military on July 1 after a 39-year career. NORAD, a joint U.S.-Canada command, monitors air and space...

5 years 1 month ago

Earthquake in Haiti: local connection

Service Members with the U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs have helped with efforts to help in Haiti. According to a NorthCom release, An Air Force Reserve C-130 and aircrew from the 302nd Airlift Wing, stationed at Peterson provided the short notice airlift for...

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