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May 24, 2018

Mattis Presides at Change of Command for NORAD, Northcom

Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy succeeded Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson as commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.

May 24, 2018

Funding Process for DoD Now Strategy Driven, in Healthy Place, Mattis Says

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said that the funding process for the U.S. military is back in a healthy place, adding that the budget submission was underpinned by strategy for the first time in 10 years.

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.

April 18, 2018

Increasing Global Threats Call for Capabilities to Deter, Defend, Officials Say

In today’s increasingly complex and threatening environment, the Defense Department must sustain the capabilities needed to deter and defend against attacks on the U.S. homeland, its forces abroad and its allies and partners, the undersecretary of defense for policy told a House panel.

Feb. 16, 2018

Northcom Ready to Defend North America, Support Civil Authorities

While U.S. Northern Command has the ability to defend against threats from North Korea, continuing to improve the ballistic missile defense enterprise is critical, the Northcom commander told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Nov. 28, 2017

North Korea Launches ICBM

The Defense Department detected and tracked a single North Korea missile launch and initial assessment indicates it was an intercontinental ballistic missile, a Pentagon spokesman said.

April 25, 2017

Northcom Commander Highlights Partnerships to Counter Transnational Crime

Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson said in closing remarks at the two-day Central America Security Conference that the U.S. military is looking for ways to enhance cooperation with its Mexican and Central American partners to address the security challenges that threaten the stability in the region.

April 6, 2017

Northcom, Southcom Work with Partners to Defend the Homeland

The men and women of U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Southern Command work with a range of partners to safeguard the homeland, the commands’ commanders told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 12, 2017

Stratcom Detects North Korean Missile Launch

U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what officials said was a North Korean missile launch, according to a news release issued by Stratcom.

July 27, 2016

NORAD, Northcom, Mexican Air Force Coordinate on Illicit-Flight Exercise

A live-fly event was part of Amalgam Eagle 16, a tactical exercise between the U.S. and Mexico aimed at strengthening information sharing and response cooperation for real-life scenarios.

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