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Sept. 16, 2018

Northern Command Provides DoD Hurricane Support Update

More than 13,000 Defense Department personnel are supporting relief efforts by the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders as Tropical Storm Florence moves inland.

Sept. 13, 2018

More than 7,000 Service Members ‘Leaning Forward’ to Aid Fellow Citizens

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina bringing devastating wind and storm surge, with flooding expected across the Carolinas. More than 7,000 service members are ready to assist residents.

Sept. 13, 2018

Northern Command Provides Response Support for Hurricane Florence

In support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Northern Command is leaning forward and actively posturing Defense Department forces in preparation for Hurricane Florence.

Aug. 23, 2018

Senior Enlisted Leaders Learn Threats, Challenges of Southwest Border Firsthand

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other senior enlisted leaders traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to learn about the threats and challenges of the area that affect the nation.

May 12, 2018

NORAD: 60 Years of Keeping North America Safe, Vice Chairman Says

The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a building block of deterrence, remains as vital and relevant today as it was when it was formed, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at a ceremony marking the U.S.-Canadian organization's 60th anniversary at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Nov. 17, 2017

Mattis Reviews Homeland Defense During Colorado Visit

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addressed service members during a town hall meeting at U.S. Northern Command and met with officials at the National Space Defense Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Oct. 5, 2017

Missouri Air Guard Wing Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts

For nearly a month, the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing has been proving its value as part of the operational reserve by performing more than 100 sorties in support of hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Oct. 1, 2017

DoD Continues to Provide More Response Capacity to Puerto Rico

The Defense Department is deploying more response capacity to Puerto Rico to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s need for a commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and sustained medical support for the island’s residents, a Pentagon spokesman said in a statement.

Oct. 1, 2017

DoD Boosts Personnel Aiding Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

The number of Defense Department personnel deployed to help their fellow citizens in Puerto Rico jumped from around 4,600 to around 6,400 members, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said during a San Juan news conference.

Sept. 30, 2017

DoD Accelerates Hurricane Relief, Response Efforts in Puerto Rico

The Defense Department is accelerating relief operations and additional response capacity to Puerto Rico to meet the Federal Emergency Management Agency's need for a commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and provide sustained medical support, a Pentagon spokesman said.

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