The Russian Defense Ministry said the US military instructors have been spotted in the combat zone in eastern Ukraine, training the country’s National Guard in the field, despite promises to hold the exercises at a remote range in Lvov. 298 more words


CG funding, DHS not interested, Perhaps DOD would be

I’ve read reports of Congressional hearings lately that, combined with the continual erosion of Coast Guard AC&I funding have crystalized my view that the Coast Guard’s funding methods need some tweeking. 553 more words


April 14, 2015 – NORTHCOM Moving to Counter the EMP Threat!

High Frontier, by Henry F. Cooper, April 13, 2015:

The Pentagon recently announced that Raytheon is receiving a $700 million contract to prep the Cheyenne Mountain base in Colorado for the return of US Aerospace Command, built in the 1960s to respond to a Soviet nuclear strike; this new plan is to help counter a possible EMP attack by a rogue nation. 994 more words

Counter Jihad Report

NORTHCOM, NORAD Strengthen Homeland Defense, Says Commander

By Amaani Lyle

DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 – Four months into his tenure as leader of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. 506 more words

US Government Administrative Offices

US Northcom Chief: Growing importance of the Arctic

From US DoD

The commander of U.S. Northern Command and of North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Northcom’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. 119 more words