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A soldier watches a child carrying a case of water away from a helicopter. Food, Water, Fuel Still Priorities for Puerto Rico; 9K Military Now Helping Effort
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello briefed reporters on progress the unified collaboration of commonwealth and federal officials has made in delivering aid to the people of the island following Hurricane Maria.
0 10/05
2017
Coast Guard and Air Force personnel offload supplies and gear from an Air Force HC-130 aircraft Northcom Positions Military Assets to Support Irma Relief Missions
U.S. Northern Command is working through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support authorities in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining relief to those in affected areas.
0 9/11
2017
Default Air Force Logo Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response
U.S. Northern Command is providing urban search and rescue capabilities to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico while the Defense Department is preparing to support states that may be impacted by Hurricane Irma.
0 9/08
2017
Col. Jay Bickley, commander of the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, thanks Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of Pacific Air Forces, for attending the wing’s Diamond Anniversary kickoff reception May 7 at the Tinker Club. Colonel Bickley presented the general with a commemorative coin. 
(Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel/Released) Homeland Defense ‘Sacred Responsibility,’ Says Nominee to Head Northcom, NORAD
“Defense of the homeland is a sacred responsibility and the No. 1 mission of the Department of Defense,” Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson told a Senate panel during her nomination hearing to become commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command.
0 4/21
2016
Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, fly a KC-10 Extender mission Feb. 7, 2016 to support aerial refuel operations for fighter aircraft conducting patrols of the airspace surrounding Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California. The refueling operation was part of a NORAD mission in conjunction with NORAD’s air component Continental North American Aerospace Defense Command Region. NORAD ensures United States and Canadian air sovereignty through a network of alert fighter, tankers, airborne early warning aircraft, and ground based air defense assets cued by interagency and defense surveillance radars. (U.S. Air Force photo by T.C. Perkins Jr.) Northcom’s First Priority is ‘No-Fail’ Homeland Defense, Commander Says
Navy Adm. William E. Gortney testified before the panel on how the fiscal year 2017 DoD budget request impacts Northcom and NORAD. He also discussed command operations.
0 3/11
2016
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